What May Come with a $15-per-hour Wage

In October 2018, Amazon announced that it would pay its employees $15 an hour, starting November 1. The rate applies to “all full-time, part-time, temporary (including those hired by agencies), and seasonal employees across the U.S.,” according to an announcement made by the company. The wage increase also applied to Whole Foods and other subsidiaries. … Read more

How Emerging Technology Trends Are Affecting Employment

Not long ago, children in history class learned about only one Industrial Revolution, which happened in the nineteenth century when power from coal was harnessed for mass production. It can now be argued, however, that we are in the midst of another Industrial Revolution, the fourth. (The second may be said to have resulted from … Read more

What Is Talent Management–and Eight Reasons Why You Want It

Talent management is a strategy used in business to hire, manage, develop, and retain talented employees. Since people are one of the vital assets of a company, talent management plays a key role in making a business successful. An investment in your employees’ skill sets is an investment in your company. Implementing a talent management … Read more

Are You Making These Performance Review Mistakes?

For many employers, each new year means another round of performance reviews, along with the opportunity to improve the process. A good place to start a review is to make sure that common errors–especially those that can result in legal trouble–are being avoided. Another step is to find ways to streamline the process to improve … Read more

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