Active shooters continue to strike American workplaces on a daily basis. While every attack is different, there are commonalities -- including confusion.
In recent incidents a "good guy with a gun" at an Alabama mall was killed mistakenly while the shooter got away, a police officer was killed in a Chicago emergency room in pursuit of a suspect and police rushed to the scene of another Chicago business for what turned out to be a well-intentioned but poorly communicated active shooter drill.
Millennials now make up 35% of the U.S. workforce. And in 10 years they'll be more than half.
But integrating this generation (born between 1981 and 1996) into the workforce has become a major challenge for organizations. Millennials have different wants and needs... and they already have one foot out the door.
Will you hire (or plan to hire) foreign workers in 2018 or 2019? If so, the complex employment visa system has become even more confusing and unsettled. New restrictions, new deadlines and dramatic new changes to employment-based visa programs - especially H1-B visas - are being pushed by the Trump Administration.
Don't get caught without knowing the rules on how to hire the best labor available, even if that means foreign-born assets.
Save a ton of time as you analyze data quickly and easily!
When you need to analyze database-like data, you can only go so far with sorting, filtering, and inserting subtotals. Excel's PivotTable tool gives you all of these capabilities plus dozens of display and manipulation features.
Misclassified employees … unpaid off-the-clock work … overtime mistakes … is your company vulnerable?
More than 70% of employers are currently violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in one way or another, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. It's best to identify your mistakes BEFORE a government agency or employee lawsuit does it for you!
Has a disagreement with a colleague ever blown up in your face? Perhaps you put off addressing employee problems because you weren't sure how to bring them up. Perhaps you'd like to give your boss some helpful feedback, but are concerned about the reaction you might get.
Offensive behavior among colleagues carries a high price, because "civility" at work means more than just good manners. Respectful treatment creates the foundation for cooperation between individuals and collaboration among departments. When people are rude and disrespectful to one another, they are much less likely to share information, contribute helpful suggestions, or offer assistance with problems.
The tax code has undergone a profound change, which the IRS is still grappling with. Every week it's churning out guidance that impacts your payroll operations. Smart moves in the coming months will help you avoid big trouble (and big fines) down the road.