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Pay equity analysis software could aid compliance, talent acquisition

ADP releases pay analytics cloud software to help employers comply with new EEOC rules. But with the rules likely to be quashed, ADP is also marketing it for competitive hiring.
When ADP was developing its new pay equity analysis software, the payroll giant targeted employers looking to comply.. ...




High Volume Recruiting Tips

High-volume recruiters need as many applicants as possible, so they constantly deal with a large influx of applications under tight deadlines. Like Trump, they also need to stay organized. Some recruiters use homegrown methods or spreadsheets to organize their hiring efforts. ...




From Boomers to Millennials, here are workers’ top 6 benefit needs

Depending on which demographic they fall into (Baby Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial, etc.), employees have vastly different benefit needs. So why do so many employers offer a one-sized-fits-all benefits package?  At the 2017 Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference in Phoenix, AZ, President and CEO of Cowden Associates Inc. ...




Why Pot Policies are the New Must-Have for Contractors

Sure, marijuana is legal in many states now. But that doesn’t mean it’s okay to come to work high. Here’s what experts recommend.
Along with alcohol and tobacco, contracting employers have a new legal drug to contend with — and experts say many seem unsure, at best, how to deal with it. ...




6 types of financial planners: Which one is right for you?

Selecting a financial planner is a decision you should take seriously.
Picking the right financial planner is incredibly important. You're selecting the person who will be in charge of your money and who (you hope) will make that money grow over the years. ...




How to avoid manager dependency

It goes without saying that managers need to be able to support and help those that they lead. Problems arise when leaders find it hard to release control and team members take advantage of the situation to shirk responsibility. Over time, this can lead to ‘manager dependency’. ...




With No Clear Role Models, This Female NCAA Commissioner Made Her Own

Meet Val Ackerman, commissioner of the Big East.
 

March Madness is descending on planet Earth, sending millions of Americans to their brackets and making millions of bosses wondering why nothing is getting done.
Last year, a 3-point buzzer beater secured Villanova’s championship victory over North Carolina in a game widely considered to be one of the craziest endings in the history of the tournament. ...




Looking to hire in 2017? Prepare for a fight

Get ready: It looks like the competition for talent in 2017 will be pretty fierce. 
 
About 40% of HR pros and hiring managers surveyed by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder said they plan to hire full-time employees in 2017. ...




What Companies Can Do When Work and Religion Conflict

Since 2007, the number of complaints for religious discrimination filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has risen significantly. It’s not hard to see why: An increase in immigrants of diverse faiths, greater workforce diversity, and the globalization of business all play a role in more workers from different religious backgrounds meeting on the job. ...




Time management is ruining our lives

The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a writer and self-avowed geek named Merlin Mann. Their biggest professional problem was e-mail, the digital blight that was colonising more and more of their hours, squeezing out time for more important work, or for having a life. ...