Employee hiring is at its lowest point since December 2000; particularly in the areas of construction, the trades, transportation and utilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a hiring rate of 2.9 percent in a 12 month period ending in June 2009.
Hiring Best Practices That Every Employer Should Know
Finding and hiring an employee to fill a job should be easy! People are looking for work; you have a job to fill. It’s just a matter of finding the best person, interviewing them, offering a salary and they’re on board! Hiring a new employee can seem so deceptively simple on the surface…
Hiring During Tough Times
It’s easy to slip into the mindset that this is an “employers’ market”. With unemployment figures at its highest in years, there are many qualified, hard working people out of work right now who would love to work for you. Despite the fact that there is a lot of available “talent” out there,…
Federal Minimum Wage Increase to $7.25 on July 24
The U.S. Department of Labor reminds employers and employees that the federal minimum wage will increase to $7.25 on Friday, July 24. With this change, employees who are covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be entitled to pay no less than $7.25 per hour.
- « Previous Page