For decades, posting a job opening was a relatively simple task. All a recruiter had to do was share the job description across the appropriate channels and candidates came pouring in. Today, the competition for talent is fierce and writing content to advertise a job opening requires a lot more finesse.
Complacency. It’s a more common problem than we’d like to believe. It happens in every industry and workplace. It happens in every corner of the globe. This problem affects all of us. It’s our problem. It’s your problem. It’s every employer’s problem.
“I’ve read all the studies about low engagement,” said Bryce, a business owner we chatted with on a recent airport shuttle. “I only have eleven employees. I don’t think all that much about engagement and all the stuff that goes with it. I just wished my people would care just a little about the business, care a little about making our customers happy, and care about having some pride in their jobs.”
Although Bryce owns a small equipment rental company with just a few employees, his desire–for his employees to care–is actually a common concern we hear from leaders of all company sizes. “So how do we make people care?”
Unreasonable Accommodation: What Is Undue Hardship?
A disabled employee asks her employer for an accommodation. After engaging in the interactive process, it becomes clear that the accommodation requested is going to be challenging. At what point can the employer say “no” to an accommodation request because it creates an undue hardship?