Hidden Cost of Not Offering Sick Leave

Hidden Cost of Not Offering Sick Leave

Did you know that some companies offer their new hires the option to get paid a “quitting bonus”?  That’s right, if after initial training the employee doesn’t think the job is the right fit, the company is willing to pay them ($5,000 at Zappos) to walk away, just to...
Move over Millennials, Generation Z is here!

Move over Millennials, Generation Z is here!

I know you’ve heard a lot from me about Millennials in the workplace.  They’re the largest generation since the baby boomers and already make up the majority of the workforce.  They’re tech savvy, multi-taskers who work well in groups, appreciate frequent feedback and...
Just-in-Time Staffing and Public Opinion

Just-in-Time Staffing and Public Opinion

Q: My daughter got a job with a national chain and -based on the ad and the interview- she expected to work a schedule averaging 20 hours a week.  What’s happening instead is that she has no fixed schedule, she’s mostly asked to work flexible shifts where she has to...