A new law mandating that all commissioned employees in California be provided with a written contract became effective Jan 1st, 2013. The law states:
“By January 1, 2013, whenever an employer enters into a contract of employment with an employee for services to be rendered within this state and the… Continue
Added by Jill on February 11, 2013 at 2:18pm —
Answer: It depends.
Scenario: You're a mid-career job seeker and have been applying for jobs left and right. Due to the competitive market, you have expanded your initial local search to include 5-7 key markets throughout the US. You start to make headway, and after gaining momentum, are invited… Continue
Added by Maisha Cannon on May 29, 2012 at 12:30am —
This week I had a really nice trip to Leitrim – Leitrim is a place I have rarely been to and it wouldn’t be somewhere that would spring to mind for a weekend getaway – but what beautiful scenery and what lovely friendly people! It reminded me that we should be proud of living in a country that has both modern cities and spectacular rural settings. Anyway, I digress, the reason I was in Leitrim was to visit the offices of the National Recruitment Services… Continue
Added by Emma Fenton on November 25, 2011 at 11:10am —
HR professionals have been trying to control health care costs by continually tweaking the medical plan designs, which result in shifting more costs to employees but do not reduce the cost of health care. That is why the new focus needs to be on prevention and wellness.
While this is not a new concept there needs to be more focus on it in order for it to make a difference. Some of the moderate plan designs (such as 100% coverage for preventative testing and wellness exams… Continue
Added by Shannon Russo on August 26, 2010 at 4:53pm —
So you’ve decided to start up a temporary/contract staffing company, and you would like to know what’s involved in ensuring success in your new venture. To follow are 10 tips for making your new venture a success.
1. Define Your Market
- Most entrepreneurs that start a staffing company come from within the industry. Some have worked for other agencies as a branch or regional manager, recruiter, or sales professional. Others have owned a staffing company, sold their company, then… Continue
Added by Dale Busbee on August 10, 2010 at 10:35pm —
Over the past few weeks, Facebook has stayed in the news. While most companies would love the resultant free publicity, many of the stories have not been positively skewed. After introducing new platform changes designed to accelerate the adoption of the social web at their 3… Continue
Added by Omowale Casselle on May 10, 2010 at 10:49am —
How many times have you had the displeasure of sifting through countless resumes and candidate applications only to discover them unfit for the job you can offer in your organization. First the hassle of shortlisting candidates from the bulk then, getting disappointed at the results after long-hour greulling interview sessions. How many of those candidates really fall through? Very, very few. The problem may lie in the fact that the candidates you are attracting are not the best you can attract… Continue
Added by HDot on September 15, 2009 at 9:29pm —
The world is run by the ‘people’. Any firm, organization or business’ potential of successful growth or failure depends upon how efficient its employees are. From one point of view, who you employ and how, is the most important, if not the most sensitive step any employer has to take. With the recession at our doorsteps, most Businesses today are doing their best to employ less and only if need arises. But need does arise. The best and those occupying the higher offices in any Company though… Continue
Added by HDot on September 15, 2009 at 9:28pm —
The human resource department of a business is responsible for bringing together a competent workforce and creating a healthy work enviornment for the employees by dealing with different manegarial and administrative problems. These issues seem insignificant in the face of much bigger issues the business may deal with everyday; it is still imperative to know that without a human resource team, your business may not be as well-organized and your employees may not be as happy as they… Continue
Added by HDot on September 15, 2009 at 9:20pm —
Have you ever regretted hiring the wrong man for a job because you were in so much of a hurry to get someone hired? Most Small Businesses are run without either the support of a Human Resource department or without sufficient amount of planning in hiring the right candidate for an important job opening. Although time is a precious instrument in running a business, some of it needs to be spent planning out the employment process to get the person right for the job.
There are various ways to… Continue
Added by HDot on September 4, 2009 at 5:30pm —
When we hear about a company hiring a recruiter; someone who would hire or employ people for job openings in your business, the right man for the job would be one with an intellect, who knows how to deal with people, is familiar with your company's demands and how your business works ie. your business' budget, work environment, company culture, department need, has salesmanship and negotiating skills and most of all, is resourceful.
Whether or not you need to 'hire' a man of such… Continue
Added by HDot on August 28, 2009 at 5:50am —
Application Tracking System (ATS) has successfully replaced a Business' filing cabinet (full of prospective candidate applications for jobs in your business) by having spread its wings all over the internet. The system brings in more applications and helps you sort them out in less time, with less of your effort put in and hence, less cost per hire considering you haven't hired a recruiter to run the job for you.
An ATS allows your business to post jobs on a job board; a career site of… Continue
Added by HDot on August 27, 2009 at 1:28pm —
Application Tracking System is an online software application which is designed to recruit employees for an organization. It improves the hiring efficiency of the business. Especially for small businesses who have low Human Resources budget and would operate more effectively by saving on hiring cost.The system works wonders and here's how...
<1. The online system is accessible to applicants regardless of their geographic location. Applicants just have to go online and apply. This… Continue
Added by HDot on August 20, 2009 at 12:32am —
What: Online recruitment through the Application Tracking System is becoming a global necessity for the corporate world today. Businesses of all sizes are increasingly moving their work concerns online. The Application Tracking System is an online software application which has proved to be an efficient, cost-effective mode of recruiting. A pool of resumes come through this system and form a database for the employers for any particular job opening. The applicants visit the job board of a… Continue
Added by HDot on August 16, 2009 at 2:40pm —
The world's population is increasingly going online. The internet is expanding exponentially, making space for almost every aspect of life. Constantly battling with time, we are always looking for easier, faster, more effective ways of doing things. People are buying and selling, communicating, even marrying online. Businesses all around the globe are now saving on their hiring costs and recruiting people using the online application tracking systems. These online systems are helping to… Continue
Added by HDot on August 8, 2009 at 4:30am —
With the changes in the economy lot of people are looking for ways to reduce costs.
We are specialized in providing RPO services.
Scope of Services (RPO
The scope of services, depending upon your requirement, may include but not limited to searching candidates from our internal database, job boards, Resume screening, response handling, research, corporate intelligence research, database maintenance, skills testing, research and monitoring open positions… Continue
Added by ░ Agastus on March 16, 2009 at 12:30pm —
As sales drop and business owners look for ways to cut their overhead, sending jobs to cheaper locations is an option back on the table.
By Emily Maltby
November 11, 2008: 6:02 AM ET
(CNNMoney.com) -- Two years ago, when the economy was booming, Tessa Luu's furniture showroom in Los Angeles was running smoothly. But Luu was tired of the rising electric bills, salaries, benefits and rent that ate her profits. So she undertook a radical move to cut all the… Continue
Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 12, 2008 at 11:54am —