HR Scoop Posts Tagged as Employee

Paid Medical Leave

Published 05/15/2018

Paid Family Leave - The Hot New Recruiting Tool?   Only three states — California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island — currently offer paid family and medical leave.RI will join them effective July. 1, 2018, after passing the Paid Family Leave Benefits Law during the 2016 session.    Ten others (CT, DC, HI, ME, MA, OR, VT, WA, WI) offer unpaid medical leave, while 11 other states offer school related parental leave.   A recent article by Lydia Dishman, with Fast Company, looks at the trend and what it means to families, companies, and recruiters.   "When her 17-year old son needed partial hospitalization for symptoms arising from his Asperger’s syndrome, Marcia Haugstad, a...

What Millenials Love (and hate)

Published 09/06/2017

In less than 10 years Millennials will dominate the workforce. Are you ready? Probably the most reliable data available on Millennials can be found in Deloitte’s Millennial Survey, whose results are based upon the answers from nearly 8,000 Millennials questioned across 30 countries. If you are looking to hire from the Millennial pool, there are some things you need to know. Let’s start with the things that Millennials, according to survey results, truly hate about today’s business world. Hierarchy. Business structures that worked well during the Industrial Age are almost totally irrelevant today. Even so, many companies,...

Determining Training ROI

Published 07/13/2017

Most companies will tell you that their employees are their most valuable asset. Many of them mean it, but then fail to invest in this valuable asset. Without investment, the asset will loss it's value over time. Even those who invest (and one way to do this is to provide training) frequently don't really know what they are getting for their investment. Usually, the primarily sticking point is that companies don't know how to assess the ROI of their training. Like many business problems, it helps to approach it with an easily understandable metric. Specifically, what are the costs and what are...