ASA Downplays Unionizing Significance of NLRB Joint Employer Decision

Thursday’s decision by the National Labor Relations Board broadening the criteria for joint employer status may not have much impact on staffing firms, says the American Staffing Association. In a press release this morning, Stephen Dwyer, the ASA’s general counsel, said, “Although we cannot definitively predict the long-term impact of the decision, prior…

How to: Write Email Subject Lines That Work

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This post originally appeared on SocialTalent.co. Coupons, daily deal sites, newsletters, password resets, lead nurturing emails, social media notifications, invitations to friends’ parties, and maybe even a few emails from their mum – these are just a few of the hundreds of emails that flood into your candidates’ inboxes every single day. That’s a…

4 Questions You Should Be Asking About Performance Management

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With the recent news around Accenture and GE replacing their traditional performance review process with more frequent, timely feedback from multiple sources, it seemed Kismet when Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce, had his article, Creating an Effective Peer Review System,  published recently in the Harvard Business Review. Eric shares key elements to create, maintain and support…

Stop Ignoring Job Analysis

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Why ignore job analysis — a choice that costs dearly, with no offsetting benefits? SHRM characterizes job analysis as the “foundation of all HR practices” (including talent acquisition). Since 1978, job analysis has been the “essential” starting place for validity studies under the “Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures,” the regulatory standard and primary…

The 5 Critical Things That A Good Manager Never, Ever Delegates

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Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post. “Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out.” — President Ronald Reagan As a leader, you know you…

Culture Needs Strategy. Strategy Needs Culture. What Does Amazon Need?

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The media is scrutinizing Amazon, and for the usual media reasons — they are huge, successful, controversial and very, very different. They create a lot of jobs — nearly single-handedly redefining the Seattle I grew up in — and yet the jobs they create are as frightening to many outsiders as they are…

It Takes A Village For An Employer to Make A Hire

536. That’s the number of people it takes to get from the top of a corporate recruiting funnel to a hire. After 10 million applications from 50 million job seeking visitors over the last decade, recruiting technology provider Jobvite has drawn some broad conclusions about the numbers it takes for employers to recruit…