New businesses struggle with knowing when they should and should not hire. It is a difficult question to answer. INC recently shared 3 signs for whether you need to hire, and I have a few ideas to help you decide whether it is what you need! The major question you need to ask yourself is, … Continue reading Should Your Business Hang The ‘Now Hiring’ Sign? Questions To Ask Yourself!
There is a trend among the bigger companies that is good for employees everywhere: They are assisting with school costs. Walmart has their $1 per day college tuition assistance. McDonald's even offers a large sum for those working enough part time hours to qualify. Their programs are helping people receive quality education. More so, they … Continue reading Why Are Major Employers Paying For Education? Should You?
We do not hear a lot of sexism in hiring anymore. It exists, but silently. However, a New Jersey Gyro King recently found out how illegal it is to discriminate against women. The business actually posted a hiring sign that specified "males only" at its location. They are now paying a hefty fine and they … Continue reading Government to Restaurant: Sexism is Still Illegal, Folks!
Paying an amazing hourly rate is only the first step when trying to attract good employees. However, that is not all you need. Walmart is a great example of benefits over hourly rate. They pay dollars shy of some bigger stores, but they offer benefit packages that beat out the competition, including college assistance. The … Continue reading Hourly Rate vs Benefits: Which is Better?
In a market run by the likes of Domino's, Pizza Hut, and Papa John's, there is a little east coast company that is proving that it is possible to pay fair wages in this industry. That shop is &pizza (pronounced and pizza). With 36 current locations, Michael Lastoria hope's to have just over 40 by … Continue reading &Pizza is Renovating the Pizza Business
PR nightmares can happen to anyone. One small misstep, poor wording, an offensive action, and poor management of employee actions can raise a lot of problems. Cynet Systems claims to have corrected the latter issue in a recent scandal. An job ad written by the company was recently posted online, and removed for asking 'preferably … Continue reading PR Nightmare: Company Seeks ‘Preferably Caucasion’ Employee
Do you need employees? Now what? The answer to drawing in and retaining employees may be found in LinkedIn's list of top companies this year. The 30 companies they outline have amazing programs in place to not only keep employee's happy, but also draw in a constant stream of new employees. It is no surprise … Continue reading What Can You do to Attract Employees?