How to Onboard New Employees Remotely

How to Onboard New Employees Remotely

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused employers to make significant changes to their business practices, including onboarding. Managers and new hires across the country are navigating the unchartered waters of how to onboard new employees...
Can Employers Extend an Employee’s Probationary Period?

Can Employers Extend an Employee’s Probationary Period?

Q: Can we extend an employee’s probationary period? They aren’t meeting expectations yet. A: You can extend an introductory period, but we would recommend a different approach. We’d also advise against using the word “probationary.” We’ll explain both points....
How to Prevent Your Company from Being Ghosted

How to Prevent Your Company from Being Ghosted

The term “ghosting” has been floating around in recent years. It more commonly refers to the dating scene, in which someone breaks off a relationship without warning or notice and then ceases all communication. But employee ghosting has also become a...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Hiring Temporary Employees

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hiring Temporary Employees

With companies looking to reduce spending where possible, temporary workers play a significant role to businesses in terms of lowering costs. Especially with employers in industries that heavily rely on strong holiday season sales, the performance of temporary workers...
Are There Good Reasons to Rehire Former Employees?

Are There Good Reasons to Rehire Former Employees?

It’s not uncommon for organizations to have a policy against rehiring former employees. This sort of policy makes perfect sense with respect to troublemakers, poor performers, or others who left under a dark cloud. It’s also understandable given that companies invest...

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