Is Your Company’s Vacation and Holiday Policy Working as Planned?

Presumably you have a holiday and vacation policy already in place. But what if it's not working well for your company or your employees? For example, if it's vague, you may have to make decisions on the spot when an employee asks for days off at a time that is inconvenient for you and possibly for other members of your team. That can result in hard feelings if you have to say no, or extra work Continue Reading

What to Consider Before Jumping on the Hiring Bandwagon

The U.S. Department of Labor has released its early jobs report. The findings: Unemployment has fallen to 6.1 percent -- its lowest level since September 2008. In addition, about 288,000 new domestic jobs were added in June. These statistics exceed economists' expectations, but they can be misleading for several reasons.       Who Has the Jobs? States with the highest net job growth Continue Reading