Recently there has been a lot of noteworthy legislative activity surrounding the proper classification of workers. Companies that misclassify employees as independent contractors (or 1099 workers) are being held liable for unpaid taxes and hefty fines. Check out our quick overview of the IRS guidelines for independent contractor classification. Continue reading
Today’s hiring market is not what it was ten years ago. It’s not even the same as two years ago. From tensions over a potential recession to the growing prevalence of social media, various elements are coming together to create a unique hiring market. Check out our infographic to learn more about how your company can navigate the road to hiring in 2020. Continue reading
Most people understand that brand recognition is paramount in sales. Similarly, a positive employer brand is critical when it comes to attracting top talent. It pays to be known as the organization to work for—and that’s not going to happen when an applicant is treated poorly or unfairly. Continue reading
There are a lot of unfilled jobs out there. As of the end of 2018 there were 7.3 million of them, to be precise (BLS). Organizations across the nation are looking to expand and hire, but they are facing one major challenge: finding qualified talent. Continue reading
Meetings are valuable because they encourage communication, providing a place for team members to get a say. However, when attendees don’t get this chance, they might walk away feeling like the meeting was a waste. Unfortunately, certain scenarios can make people uncomfortable speaking up. Continue reading
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, has a curious rule for meetings. He doesn’t plan any meetings in which two pizzas aren’t enough to feed everyone (Inc). Despite the company’s gargantuan size (it counted on more than half a million employees in 2017), Bezos sticks steadfastly to his two-pizza rule. Continue reading
As you learned in our last post, meetings can quickly become a money-waster. But does that mean companies should scratch meetings completely? Well, no.