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What do your candidates Google?

Seriously. Find out. Ask your next prospective hire if you can see what they Google…
Relax if you are the one who has something to hide on Google. Even with Google’s hiring product Google Hire, they will not release this information to an employer. ...




The Top Retirement Savings Plans Explained

Employee Benefits Available for Workers Saving for Retirement


There are countless ways that consumers can start saving for their retirement years.For working people, this most often means taking advantage of the group retirement savings plans that are offered by an employer. ...




Sedentary behaviour a risk for health problems

Older women are physically inactive for about two-thirds of their waking hours, but that doesn't mean they're just sitting still.
 
Older women are physically inactive for about two-thirds of their waking hours, according to new research. ...




Three Little Factors That Wreak Havoc On Workplace Productivity

Employee performance will continue to determine the success or failure of every business entity. Every manager knows this, but not everyone gets it right when it comes to optimizing employee productivity and workplace performance. You can blame this shortcoming on lots of factors. ...




Is Your Health at Risk From Your Work Culture?

In a time when well-being discussions are on the lips of a growing number of business leaders, there are also more mentions of the negative impact of the faster pace of the workplace on employees.  I addressed part of this when I wrote about avoiding burnout at work, and today I’m thinking about a different impact that comes from the unrealistic expectations of many organizations’ executives. ...




5 Simple ways to help improve workplace culture

At the centre of most organisations is a thriving company culture. However, “Change isn’t easy; it’s not smooth; and it probably won’t happen overnight,” Psychologist Dr Tim Sharp says. So how do you work towards a thriving work culture?
Positive Psychologist Dr Tim Sharp says that a healthy, positive culture is more than just a feeling around the office. ...




8 Reasons Why Millennials Are More Productive Than Any Other Generation

Millennials (a.k.a. Gen Y) are stereotyped as lazy and entitled. It’s hard to forget all the stories about participation trophies that each youngster received just for signing up and playing on a sports team when they were young. Things like this helped build a concept in people’s minds that just doesn’t end up proving true in most cases. ...




Employers Should Plan for Stronger Pay Equity Laws

CHICAGO—Pay equity laws have been around for a long time, but the recent focus on closing the gender pay gap has caused many state and local lawmakers to review and strengthen their laws.
 
It started at the federal level with the Equal Pay Act of 1963. ...




These Complaints About Millennials Are Actually Good Reasons You Should Hire Them

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.
 
I've spent a fair amount of my career training millennials on a variety of work-related topics. I also work with millennials every day, as the founder and former CEO of the world's largest training company. ...




‘What, you’re pregnant too?’ One comment triggers discrimination lawsuit

A recent lawsuit proves once again that one offhand comment by a manager can be enough to result in a costly legal battle. 
 
Alena Fassbender was a medication aide at Correct Care Solutions, a company that provides healthcare for prison inmates. ...