Hiring Success in a Shrinking Labor Pool
During the Great Recession, officially from December 2007 to June 2009, the United States shed more than 7.5 million jobs, causing the national unemployment rate to double.
Employers looking for workers suddenly found themselves with far more qualified applicants than open positions. But things have changed.
What's Your New Year's Habit?
This year I'm moving away from the traditional New Year's resolution. I'm going to look at it differently. Instead of declaring my resolution, I'm going to dedicate my decision to habits I want to form.
Have You Crossed a Line?
Just about any introductory business textbook will tell you that confidence is a cornerstone of quality leadership skills. But there is a fine line between confidence and arrogance. Providing the type of leadership that truly inspires and motivates their employees requires talent, an in-depth understanding of your team and what they do, and a high degree of respect for them.
ACA: Sweet Dreams or Nightmares in 2016?
One-third of employers anticipate that the ACA's most financially impactful requirement will take place in 2016 with the implementation of the Employer Mandate's reporting and disclosure requirements. If you're about to breathe a sigh of relief, thinking that the ACA's reporting requirements don't apply to your small business, don't exhale just yet because the ACA will change its definition of a small employer in 2016.