Unlimited vacation time sounds like a worker’s dream and an employer’s nightmare. What company in its right mind would implement a policy where staff members can take off however much time they want? Nothing would get done, and the business would go belly up, right?
Tell that to Netflix, LinkedIn, Virgin Group, Grubhub, Grant Thornton, and others that offer unlimited time off as part of their benefits packages.
1 in 6 employers (16 percent) plan to hire more recruiters in the next six months to help bring new talent in the door, according to CareerBuilder's 2016 Midyear Job Forecast.
Salary information is a key consideration in someone accepting a job, but it doesn’t have to be a deal breaker. Here are three ways to keep salary from being an obstacle in your hiring process.
All leaders depend on feedback from staff to help the company grow, but small business owners especially need this input. With all the hats they wear and different directions they get pulled, important matters may slip through the cracks if not specifically drawn to their attention. Thus, it becomes vital to create an environment where people feel free to bring things up – even issues or problems the boss may dislike.
According to CareerBuilder’s 2016 Midyear Forecast, while hiring rates for the second half of the year will largely mirror those of 2015, one area where we will see significant growth is in workers’ wages.
Now that it’s the half point of 2016, it’s a good time to check in and get a pulse on how small business employers and workers are feeling about their plans for the second half of the year.
According to CareerBuilder’s Midyear Job Forecast, nearly half of small business employers plan to hire full-time, permanent staff over the next six months, and more than a quarter plan to hire temporary or contract workers.
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