Whenever we ask our clients about their most difficult challenge, they almost always say it is hiring qualified people. This is particularly true, they say, when it comes to hiring entry-level, unskilled hourly workers.
Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of going on a little road trip with NAWLA Chairman Jim McGinnis through Georgia and Alabama. This is the second such trip that Jim and I have made together, last year Jim and I toured through southwest Alabama and Mississippi.
A while back, NAWLA was approached by the folks from Truth About Trees (who’ve had a steady presence at the Traders Market and Leadership Summit over recent years) and the Omaha Children’s Museum about a unique partnership opportunity. “Forever Forest” is a traveling children’s muse
In the days following the violent rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, several rally participants found themselves fired from their jobs for their participation. This has many employers wondering if they can fire an employee based on what they do off the clock. The answer depends on many factors, i
I received a call from a client two weeks ago who was struggling with a tricky personnel issue on the topic of drug testing.Bob, who owns a company in Vermont and has a policy of mandatory drug testing for all new hires, wanted to hire a new shift manager for his small manufacturing plant. The probl