Of course, the majority of us work for the money and we want to be paid what we are worth. So… what can you do if your company’s budget is stretched thin and you can’t dangle the monetary carrot to keep your talent motivated? Would you be surprised that
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act makes some employment practices illegal. This includes the sexual harassment of an employee directly by the employer or by agents of the employer with the employer’s knowledge.
From merely annoying to downright dangerous, bullies can affect your company’s bottom line. They reduce productivity causing your profitability to suffer. The bully persona creates havoc by lowering your workforce’s morale, reducing loyalty, and affecting your ability to keep absenteeism in check
What causes your stress at work? Have you ever taken the time to analyze what throws you off your game and causes you to feel that physical discomfort that is the stress response? When you experience stress, you feel the “fight-or-flight” response. This makes your heart rate increase
With the growing opioid epidemic, more and more employers are concerned about the effect it will have on their company if employees are abusing prescription pain killers. You may want to add this drug testing to your pre-employment routine, but how do you stay in legal compliance?
With the national unemployment rate at 4.1% (February 2018, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), it would not be surprising for you to be challenged when you need to hire. Because there is so much competition to get the best talent, you have to pay more attention to the employer-employee relationship and the generational shift that is taking place. As the Boomers are retiring, they are taking a lot of tribal knowledge with them.
You probably already know that job seekers are checking you out almost as thoroughly as you are checking them out. With sites like www.indeed.com and www.glassdoor.com it is now easy for anyone to find out more about what it is like to work in your company. Unfortunately, it is very easy for disgruntled employees
If you work for a company that uses fear or intimidation to motivate employees…you know the importance of this question! Before you answer it, there are some things to observe:
Is it the company culture overall?
Is it specific people in authority or from the top?
Are all the employees in on it?
Does your company routinely find reasons to avoid hiring older workers? There is a long list of reasons managers who hire have for this bias that makes them reject older candidates.
On October 12, 2017, California’s Gov. Brown signed AB168, increasing the scope of the fair pay law. Assembly Bill 168 will be added to Section 432.3 of the Labor Code and states that employers are not allowed to seek salary history information about an applicant to use as a factor in deciding whether to offer them employment or to determine salary.