October 17th, 2012

4 Things to Know About Hiring Retirees for Contingent Roles

4 Things to Know About Hiring Retirees for Contingent Roles

To acquire talent without the risks associated with full-time employees, organizations are using contingent workforce management expertise to engage with retired professionals for contingent and contract roles, gaining access to an underused crop of highly-skilled, knowledgeable talent. This trend is part of a greater nationwide shift toward contingent work. The U.S. Bureau of…

Employment Law Basics: Coming to Terms With Workplace Harassment

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Employment laws can be confusing and downright scary. They don’t have to be. As a public service, from now until my special Halloween webinar Answers to the World’s Scariest Employment Law Questions, I’ll be tackling each major law one by one to give you what you REALLY need to know. By the end,…

The Four Opportunities HR Must Seize Today to Succeed Tomorrow

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A lot of time is spent fretting over the role of human resources, both what it does today and what HR will be tomorrow. I’ve always thought the role of HR was pretty simple — find great talent, hire great talent, nurture and grow great talent — but too many people (even a…

Worried About Layoffs? Here Are 3 Ways to Ease Fear in the Workplace

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In a not-so-shocking headline, Forbes recently proclaimed Job Ax Fears Can Mess with Employee Engagement & Morale. While I know no one reading this post is surprised by this in the least, the article does go on to make several good points, including the paranoia caused by constant fear of layoffs leading to…