Tag: hiring

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Hiring Mistakes Costs Up Sharply During COVID

Just about anyone who has worked in HR long enough has made a regrettable hiring decision. In fact, 95 percent of companies reported making mistakes…

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Posted in Hiring

Employers With Lengthy Hiring Process May Lose Top Job Candidates

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, when the unemployment rates were at record lows, “ghosting” — when job applicants suddenly stop responding to recruiters or hiring managers,…

The Long Beach Worker Retention and Worker Recall ordinances only cover certain industry-specific employers.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Long Beach Adopts Worker Retention, Recall Ordinances

On May 19, 2020, the Long Beach City Council, following the lead of Los Angeles City and Los Angeles County, adopted worker retention and worker…

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Posted in Hiring

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…

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Posted in Hiring

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…

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Posted in General

57 CalChamber Member Companies Ranked Among Best Employers in California

Fifty-seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies were rated high enough by their employees to earn a spot on the 2019 Forbes list of best…

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Posted in Hiring

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 —…

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Posted in Hiring

H-1B Filing Season Began April 1, Brings Changes

The H-1B filing season for fiscal year (FY) 2020 began Monday, April 1, 2019. If you have workers who need these U.S. work visas, prepare…

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Posted in Labor Relations

Another Successful CalChamber HR Symposium!

CalChamber hosted its second annual HR Symposium to a sold-out crowd in San Francisco, California on November 2, 2018. The day’s keynote speaker was Kevin…

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Posted in Hiring

Tall Tales from the Hiring Process: Employers Spot Résumé Lies

The available labor pool is tightening, and you may be eager to fill empty or new positions at your business. But, this eagerness shouldn’t cause…