I’ve sat around a table with managers on a number of occasions and speculated about what employees were thinking - if they were happy about coming to work. Because we all know, from our own experiences, if we’re happy about our work, we’re more productive and likely to stay awhile. Well logically, if you want to know what someone’s thinking, ASK!
We’ve been getting questions lately about background checks and the laws surrounding them in terms of applicants. It is extremely important that you and and your recruiters know the law, and you have a legal process in place to prevent your staffing firm from not following the laws for pulling background reports. There are steep fines for non-compliance.
The Department of Labor will be releasing new regulations in the next few months regarding overtime pay. Now is the time to understand the current law, because you’ll likely need to make some changes with your branch staff and lower paid salary positions.
Topics: Employment Policies