Let’s Eliminate Employee Probation


“Probation” has a couple of meanings, including one from our criminal justice system. Its technical definition is “the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision.” We also use it for newly hired employees, making their first few months feel like a presumption of incompetence until proven otherwise.

2017 Will Be a Great Year for Hiring


Strongest Hiring Forecast in Ten Years (Courtesy of HR Today) Forty percent of employers plan to hire full-time employees in 2017, the strongest hiring forecast in 10 years and up from 36 percent at the start of 2016, according to CareerBuilder’s annual jobs forecast. Thirty percent of 2,391 hiring managers and HR professionals surveyed expect … Continue reading 2017 Will Be a Great Year for Hiring