Have you ever wondered why you were not selected for a promotion or aren’t being considered for other opportunities in your organization? Your demeanor and office etiquette may be to blame. Here are some great tips to help you excel in an office setting!
If you have ever worked in recruiting or HR this statistic may not shock you. As many as 84% of new hires do not live up to expectations. With today’s screening, testing, and interviewing processes this may seem like a high number. Unfortunately, some behaviors just cannot be predicted.
Recent announcements from ACT Research show Class 8 truck orders were up 4.2% in February. With fleets ordering over 23,000 truck in North America alone, last month proved to be the industry’s highest order rate since January of 2012. The spike in orders is a positive indicator for the economy, automotive component manufacturers, and our fleets. How will the existing high demand for qualified drivers be impacted?
Have you recently faced an EEOC charge? If so, you’re not alone. The EEOC recently announced statistics from fiscal year 2012 that reflect over 99k charges in the private employment sector. What does that amount to for employers?
How have recent regulations, weather conditions, and distractions effected your bottom line? Managing a fleet, remaining in compliance, and engaging a safety program is a lot to handle. Often times, employers lose focus on safety in the shuffle of handling multiple job responsibilities and keeping tabs on the latest regulations. How quickly can this add up?
Following the recent recession, most employers are more cost aware than ever before. Protecting the bottom line and reducing costs has become a topic on the forefront of many employers minds and their strategic planning. Are you looking for ways to reduce costs? You cannot afford to miss out on what is costing employers an estimated $650 billion each year!
Busy season is around the corner for industrial and commercial construction projects. Are you prepared? Now is a great time to make sure your license is up-to-date! Have you considered obtaining an out of state license for traveling work? Now’s the time!
Today marks the 20 year anniversary of FMLA. The Family and Medical Leave Act has caused employers across the nation to scratch their heads with questions and concerns over the past two decades. FMLA ranks as the federal statue with most questions asked in SHRM’s Knowledge Center, even after 20 years in play. In the past few years FMLA has also become a hot topic on Social Media, prompting hundreds of groups and discussions on Twitter and LinkedIn. This mass of communication makes one thing clear, FMLA can be a confusing federal statue that leads employers and HR professionals across the country to constantly be seeking more information and clarification.
Any employer knows it’s far more cost effective to maintain good personnel than it is to hire new. The costs and resources associated with employee turnover, recruitment, and training can quickly impact your bottom line and operating expenses. So how to do you hold on to those safe and professional drivers? Here are a few tips!
Sending resumes and filling out applications as often as you can but still not landing a job? If you are regularly applying for positions that you meet the qualifications for, it’s time to look at other factors that could be leading employers towards other applicants.
While most job seekers make their best efforts to provide an up-to-date resume, many neglect to consider their etiquette in the application and interviewing process. As with any situation, your first impression is usually the most lasting.