Background screening do’s and don’ts

Before hiring a job applicant, companies and their human resources teams take a number of preemptive steps. Chief among these is the interview process, whereby interested candidates can showcase why they would make the best fit. Once this portion of recruitment has been completed and businesses are ready to extend an offer, executives may decide to […]

California LWDA: Work Re-Verification Not Required with DACA Decision

The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) has announced that the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) does not require California employers to re-verify work authorization documents. LWDA DACA Work Re-Verification Statement Secretary David M. Lanier of the LWDA, has issued the following statement: “With the announcement to […]

Companies Set New Pace (and Expectations) for Transactions

Despite concerns around privacy and a recent settlement between mobile payment service Venmo and the Federal Trade Commission over consumer disclosures the agency found misleading, the popularity of mobile money services seems unlikely to suffer. The popularity of Venmo in particular – a “digital wallet” that allows users to send and receive funds via text […]

Sure Your HCM Resources Aren’t Being Wasted? Review Your Processes.

Payroll and human resources, the lines have blurred. They’re two things successful companies need, but they can also be two of a successful company’s biggest money sinks. Take payroll: If a company has employees, they need payroll processing. But payroll processing is also expensive – a survey conducted by the National Small Business Administration in […]

Employee Wellness Programs Done Well

With healthcare costs rising and sick days costing employers as much as $225 billion a year in lost productivity, according to the Centers for Disease Control, workplace wellness initiatives are frequently touted as an employee benefit that pays for itself. A review of the topic, however, shows plenty of a debate on that point, and […]