Why an Age Diverse Workplace Is Important
Everyone’s talking about workplace diversity today, and for good reason: when you expand the range of perspectives, experiences, and characteristics of your team, you also extend your reach toward innovation and overall excellence. But gender and ethnicity dominate many of the discussions about diversity–and companies need to start talking more about an age diverse workplace as well.
Let’s play a quick round of the game “Three Truths and a Lie.” Which three of the following four statements are true–and which one is false?
4 Reasons Your Careers Page Matters and How to Improve it
Creating a killer careers page is often seen as a “nice to have” and moves lower and lower on the priority list as weeks and months go on. No one wants to put the internal resources towards something seen as just a nice dressing on the window. But in recruiting, your careers page is everything. 69% of applicants are more likely to apply for a job if the company actively maintains its employer brand.Read on.
Requiring a Formal Education for a Job
Have you considered not having a formal education requirement for your current job openings?
Throughout the past couple of years, many companies have been moving away from having a formal education requirement to get a job with their organizations. If you think about it, how much of your college education do you use in your daily work? The trend originated in the IT industry. Companies found that they were cutting off large portions of the talent market by having a formal education requirement. Many of the skills that they were looking for were found in candidates that were not old enough to go to college or that were self-taught. When it became obvious that there was valuable talent in the recruiting world that was being ignored, other business sectors started following suit.Read on.
Don't Report Yet! OSHA Holds Off on Electronic Posting Requirements
Last July, we wrote about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new electronic reporting requirements, which will require certain employers (those with 250 or more employees, or those with 20-249 employees in specific industries) to electronically submit injury and illness data. When OSHA announced the new reporting requirements, it gave a deadline of July 1, 2017, for employers to electronically submit their information in a Form 300A. Read more.
Federal Legislation Seeks to Advance Portable Benefits for Gig Workers
Several weeks ago, we asked if the concept of portable benefits for gig economy workers was one step closer to reality, with rumors swirling of imminent federal legislation forthcoming. Well, this issue just took a big leap forward with the introduction of legislation by Senator Mark Warner (D-Virginia).
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