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Uber Confusion: We Misclassify, We Misclassify not…

Uber Confusion: We Misclassify, We Misclassify not…

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May 30, 2017

We have discussed the issue of misclassification on the DCR blog, repeating again and again that misclassification of workers as independent contractors presents a significant risk to employers. This is especially true of the technology-based gig platforms like Uber, who classifies their drivers as independent contractors…and face class-action lawsuits in different locations and jurisdictions. The  Click for full story…

Future-ready Recruiting with Smart Track’s Artificial Intelligence

Future-ready Recruiting with Smart Track’s Artificial Intelligence

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May 25, 2017

Every job offers its own challenges, but let’s focus on recruitment for this post. Recruitment involves the vetting of numerous applications or resumes, matching requirements against tight deadlines requiring massive, time-consuming effort. Many recruiters also need to ensure employer branding and candidate experience as well as be responsible and accountable for retention. Applicant Tracking Systems  Click for full story…

how to deal with rude coworkers

How to Deal With Rude Co-workers

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May 17, 2017

They say the world can be a cruel place. And in my personal experience, there is no shortage of opinions and ignorant comments that are directed at us. Plus, with social media creating a culture of “mean” and a mask to hide behind, we have more places to deal with unnecessary drama. But when mean-spiritedness  Click for full story…

Rehiring a Former Employee

They’re Back: Rehiring a Former Employee

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April 28, 2017

A former employee shows up at their old workplace to apply for a position and HR, and the company owner feel torn. On the one hand, rehiring an ex-employee may send the message that the company is desperate and lacks standards. Furthermore, Employees may get the idea that they can just come and go as  Click for full story…