CONGRATS to Scott Curwick, winner of our official SMARTEST HR PERSON IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE CONTEST. In recognition of Scott’s exemplary efforts, he is hereby entitled to a $100 gift certificate good for any of the fine merchants on giftcertificates.com. Kudos, Scott!
Just wanted to extend a huge THANKS to ASIS and MMSHRM for having the good taste and sound judgment to invite me to keynote at their conference today. Hope y’all enjoyed it! Here’s the link to the Tool Box I referenced about 873 times (it’s also available on the drop-down menu at the top of […]
I’d like to give a huge THANKS to the approximately 894 million of you who attended my session today at the annual SHRM conference. Hope you learned a lot and maybe even had a little fun. Here’s a link to the Tool Box I mentioned. The PowerPoint can be found on the SHRM website here. […]
It is my distinct honor and privilege to be presenting a “mega session” at the upcoming 2015 SHRM Annual Conference, entitled Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Employment Law (But Didn’t Want to Pay a Lawyer to Ask). Here’s a link with all the details. Tell me what you want me to talk about by […]
U.S. employers’ hiring intentions are among the strongest globally, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. An encouraging 24% of U.S. employers anticipate increasing staff levels in Q3 — the highest percentage in seven years. Here’s a handy infographic entitled Where Are The Jobs? It offers a snapshot of data and trends from the […]
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch. Here’s everything employers reeeeeally need to know. The Facts A teenager named Samatha Elauf applied for a job at Abercrombie while wearing a hijab (headscarf). The store’s assistant manager rated her as hireable but was concerned that her headscarf might violate […]
ManpowerGroup’s annual Talent Shortage Survey, released today, reveals that 32% of U.S. employers report difficulties filling job vacancies due to talent shortages. This marks a decrease of 8%, down from 40% in 2014. Globally, the percentage of employers experiencing difficulties continued to rise, increasing from 36% in 2014 to 38% in 2015. Why Does It […]