HR News Roundup: This week Facebook’s new job listings app, FMLA, Hiring Veterans and more…. this week’s top human resources news stories from around the web.
They’re Alive! At-Will Disclaimers Are Alive! (Sort Of. Maybe.)
Remember earlier this year when the NLRB was hinting that certain at-will disclaimers (you know, the type of language in offer letters that says that the employee is at-will and can be fired for any reason or no reason at all) might be illegal under a new reading of applicable labor law?
As the Facebook Careers Site Launches, It’s More Aggregator Than Job Board
The worst-kept secret in the recruiting field, looked at by some as a LinkedIn killer and by others with deep skepticism, is now officially out.
2013 Holiday Plans Revealed—How Do You Stack Up?
Most employers offer the “standard six” holidays, but after that, it’s quite a mish mash, say respondents to BLR’s Holiday Survey. For example, for 2012, 93 percent of respondents will offer December 25 off; however, only 43.6 percent will offer December 24.
Beer, Facebook photos unravel worker’s FMLA leave
A Polish beer festival sounds like a fun way to spend an afternoon, but one employee’s attendance ended up costing her her FMLA leave — and her job.
Top 4 Reasons Employees Quit – How to Hire Staff who Stick
A few years back, PwC published some interesting findings of 19,000 exit interviews within their organization, where one of the key questions that was asked of employees was the simple question, “What was their reason for leaving?”
Internal or External? Why You May Benefit Promoting From Within
Let’s say there is a skills gap in your company. If budgets allow, your first inclination might be to hire someone from outside the company to close that gap.
Nearly Two-Thirds of Employers Would Hire Military Veterans Over Other Equally Qualified Candidates
Despite higher than average unemployment rates, employment prospects for U.S. military veterans may be improving.
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