Like a 21st-century Alexis de Tocqueville, the Boston Globe’s Christopher Muther traversed the continent to see what it is that makes contemporary Americans tick. Unlike de Tocqueville, Muther got hammered and played some beer pong.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s pay transparency regulations recently went into effect and with it came new information dissemination obligations for contractors with respect to job seekers.
A federal court in New Mexico added to the growing body of U.S. case law holding that employers are under no duty to accommodate medical marijuana use by employees or job applicants, even when state law allows it.
The Seattle online retailer is estimated to have had 54 million U.S. Prime members at the end of 2015, up 35% from 40 million a year earlier, according to an analysis from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. But the coveted customers appear to be spending less.
The recent market selloff is pummeling the business-technology sector, but it may come with a silver lining for its top players: an opportunity to buy cash-poor upstarts that have been eating away at their business.
This year’s college grads will be entering a job market eager to receive them, especially those with degrees in business, engineering and computer science, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Prepare your H-1B visa petition now and be ready to file with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on the first day petitions are accepted—or you may not stand a chance of having the submission processed, much less approved.
Employers and human resource professionals conducting pre-employment background checks will have to keep compliance top of mind in 2016, as focused regulatory oversight impacts screening programs and practices.