Archive for the ‘Hiring’ Category

Veterans Day: Don’t Forget Skills Military Veterans Bring to Workforce

Veterans Day is next Monday, November 11. As we recognize and thank the brave men and women in the armed forces, we also recognize the value of the skills and expertise veterans bring to the workplace each day. California is home to approximately 1.6 million veterans — the highest veteran population of any state in […]

8 Nov 19 - Discrimination, Hiring - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Plan Now to Hire Temporary Holiday Season Workers

The busy holiday season is fast approaching, and with unemployment rates low and temporary worker demand high, finding qualified temporary help may be challenging this year. Employers need cost-efficient ways to find their temporary holiday help and CalChamber can help with our HRCalifornia Job Board.  The National Retail Federation estimates that retailers will hire between 530,000 […]

31 Oct 19 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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Franchisors Not Liable for Franchisee’s Labor Violations, Ninth Circuit Rules

Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important wage and hour decision related to joint employment, particularly for franchisors (Salazar, et al. v. McDonald’s Corp.). The court decided whether McDonald’s, a franchisor, was liable for wage and hour violations as a joint employer of its franchisee’s employees. In the lawsuit, the plaintiff class […]

10 Oct 19 - Compensation, Hiring - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Guard Your Company Against Employee Ghosting

As the unemployment rate in California remains low, a new phenomenon in recruiting and hiring is taking hold. Called “ghosting,” this term is most common in the dating world, but in the working world, it’s when job seekers abruptly cut off contact with employers and vanish. Ghosting does appear to be a relatively recent phenomena, […]

11 Sep 19 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

The Case for Hiring Military Veterans

Military veterans and servicemembers are not only highly trained for professionalism and discipline but also have an accelerated learning curve and respect for procedures — and it turns out that study after study finds they make exceptionally good employees. A Syracuse University study called The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran: Beyond the Clichés found that […]

22 Aug 19 - Hiring - Mike McCluskey - No CommentsRead More »