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NYSA Staffing Industry Update
Syracuse, NYC each to get $5 million for transitional jobs programs
United States Department of Labor    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has announced $39.7 million in grants to help individuals with significant barriers to employment — specifically, low-income non-custodial parents and ex-offenders — obtain the skills they need in the workplace through Enhanced Transitional Jobs Demonstration programs. Syracuse and New York City each will receive more than $5 million as part of the initiative. More

Best and worst talent acquisition metric
Recruiting Trends    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Many companies struggle with how to measure the effectiveness of their talent acquisition function. And you can't really blame them. TA is one of the few functions that truly lends itself to tracking what seems like solid, objective results. More

Summer's here, employers facing seasonal liabilities    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The summer season is here, which means — apart from warmer weather — there is a potential for an increase in employment law problems. From companies struggling to accommodate multiple vacation requests and operating with minimal staff, to inappropriate summer fashion that could lead to sexual harassment claims, employment law experts are helping companies navigate through the workplace dilemmas created by the summer months and warm weather. More

That 24/7 workplace could cost time and a half
ERE    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Today, says a Manpower survey, nearly two-thirds of the responding workers at least sometimes get emails during off-hours from bosses who expect a reply. More

Jim Cramer: A true read on employment
CNBC    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Forget the Labor Department. For a true read on employment in the U.S., Jim Cramer says you'll need more than a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. He goes straight to the front lines of employment. More

Facebook photos could haunt candidates for 7 years
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In June, the Federal Trade Commission gave a stamp of approval to a background check company that screens job applicants based on their Internet photos and postings. More

Scrutinizing EEOC regulations
Human Resource Executive Online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In complying with an order from President Barack Obama to make federal agency rules less cumbersome, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission submitted a preliminary plan to review five of its rules, but critics say more important guides were ignored and the rules selected will have little impact. More

Governor's labor deal rude awakening for unions
New York Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A new reality descended on New York City's municipal labor leaders from Albany. In a remarkable feat, Gov. Andrew Cuomo persuaded officials who run the Civil Service Employees Association to accept a five-year contract that freezes wages in for three years and provides a 2 percent raise thereafter. More

20 hardest corporate interviews in America
Business Insider    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Job interviews often are a nerve-wracking ordeal. But at some places, your suffering is guaranteed. Glassdoor identified the hardest interview processes out there, based on user reviews. More
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