HIRING

40% of employers plan to add full-time staff this year

01/10/2017
The hiring outlook for 2017 is the best the U.S. has seen in a decade, with 40% of employers planning to hire full-time, permanent employees over the next 12 months.

Benefits take center stage as recruiting, retention tool

01/10/2017
In today’s competitive war for talent, employers are turning to and bolstering their benefits packages to give them an edge over competitors.

With new law, Philadelphia jumps on pay equity bandwagon

01/03/2017
The bill that prohibits employers from asking about a prospective employee’s wage and fringe benefits history is expected to become law, effective sometime in mid-2017.

Inside job: One quarter of positions filled internally

12/22/2016
More than one quarter (26%) of positions at U.S. employers were filled with internal candidates this year.

Still not doing background checks on all new hires?

12/22/2016
More than one-quarter (28%) of employers are in the same boat.

Simple steps to keep 'Bah! Humbug!' out of seasonal hiring

12/12/2016
What’s an HR department to do when faced with the challenge of recruiting, onboarding and training so many new hires?

Report praises European firms for supporting U.S. apprenticeships

12/06/2016
A Commerce Department study finds that European companies with operations in the United States are running some of the nation’s most innovative apprenticeship programs.

Add immigration hardliner to mix for new Labor Secretary

12/01/2016
Another name has surfaced as a possibility to become Secretary of Labor when Donald Trump takes office in January.

16 new state laws California employers need to know about

11/28/2016
A list of the most significant laws affecting private sector employers in California.

USCIS raises filing fees for immigration forms

11/28/2016
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is increasing filing fees associated with a significant number of immigration applications.

Veteran hiring steady, but vets growing dissatisfied

11/22/2016
Almost half of surveyed employers say they have hired a veteran in the last year, but veterans are significantly less content with their jobs than last year.

New Justice Department rule aims to crack down on I-9 discrimination

11/22/2016
The U.S. Department of Justice recently issued proposed regulations that make clear I-9 discrimination means treating people differently based on national origin.

Review applications for GINA violations

11/17/2016
If you haven’t recently reviewed your job applications and other employment-related forms, you may be risking a lawsuit.

Trump administration: 4 'what ifs' affecting HR

11/17/2016
As we approach the twilight of the Obama era and the dawning of the Trump administration, HR professionals are grappling with exactly what kind of changes to expect.

New anti-trust guidance for HR pros

11/17/2016
Some hiring practices common in the tech industry are illegal under federal anti-trust law.
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