Archive for the ‘Hiring’ Category

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 »

When Should a ‘Temp’ Become a Regular Employee?

I hired a number of employees to work on a short-term project for me. I classified them as “temporary” and therefore not eligible for benefits (other than paid sick leave). The project keeps getting extended though, and many of those employees have now been working for me for several months. At what point do I […]

12 Aug 19 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber’s New Job Board Helps Decrease Recruitment Costs for Employers

In 2018, 28.6 percent of employees left their jobs for better opportunities, according to a Work Institute report. If the trend continues, one in three workers will leave their job each year by 2020. As the U.S. economy continues to grow, employers are competing for workers. CalChamber’s new job board — HRCalifornia Job Board — […]

10 Jul 19 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

New CalChamber Podcast Discusses “Ghosting” In The Workplace

As employers are finding it harder and harder to fill positions, a new problem that is arising is job abandonment and applicants disappearing in the middle of a hiring process. In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank discusses employee “ghosting” with attorney and employment law expert Jennifer […]

29 May 19 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »