Workforce Planning Strategy
Topics include: workforce planning, talent engagement, succession planning and more.
Employer and small business guide to the CARES ActThe CARES Act, signed into law in response to the coronavirus pandemic, includes $2 trillion in assistance to households and businesses, $349 billion available to assist small businesses through the Small Business Administration (SBA), expanding unemployment insurance benefits, allocating $500 billion to the Treasury fund, creating a Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses, and granting […]
Should you furlough, reduce hours or initiate layoffs during an economic downturn?The coronavirus outbreak is causing many businesses to make tough decisions between reducing hours, furlough, layoffs, or navigating the complicated new rules around unemployment, paid sick leave and other new government policies. As company shutdowns and mandatory business closures surge, there’s been a historic rise in people applying for unemployment benefits. According to the U.S. […]
Hiring urgently needed healthcare workersOne of the biggest challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic is the potential shortage of healthcare workers and how to ramp up healthcare hiring quickly. As the system reaches its maximum capacity and healthcare professionals themselves begin to get sick and need to quarantine, hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities are in need of additional […]
How companies are responding to COVID-19With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the world is in the midst of what could turn out to be one the of the biggest pandemics of the century—or, at the very least, a disease epidemic unlike anything the U.S. has seen in over a decade. And it’s hitting people hard where they spend a […]
How to avoid excessive employee turnoverIn the U.S., about a third of workers have seriously considered quitting their job, according to an analysis from CNBC and Survey Monkey. High employee turnover creates real hurdles for businesses who, on average, must replace more than a quarter of their workforce each year. That means spending time recruiting, hiring and training new faces, […]
How to handle hiring in a tight labor marketIn a time of record unemployment, the skills gap and a growing talent shortage for key positions, it’s harder than ever to find the right fit for positions you need to fill. Before you set out to make your next round of hires, look at our updated list of great hire best practices.
Military spouses could be the solution to your talent shortageMilitary spouses represent an incredible depth of technical skills and capabilities and bring to the table an added level of diversity, resiliency, determination, focus and leadership skills—all of which can help accelerate an organization’s ability to meet its business goals and objectives. Yet they are unemployed at four times the national unemployment rate. We took a deeper look into this hiring anomaly and uncovered ways you can attract and hire these valuable workers.
When You Have the Right People, There Are No Rules for StructureInnovative companies break the rules, including workforce hierarchy, says Scott Belsky. In this excerpt from his book, The Messy Middle, Belsky advocates for balancing the need for structure with your team’s autonomy and idiosyncrasies.
Your Next Recruiter Should Be Equal Parts Sleuth, Seer and CharmerAre you in the market to hire a recruiter for your growing company? Keep these traits in mind and make the right choice.
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