During periods of economic and financial uncertainty, companies often enact hiring freezes to control costs. While hiring freezes make sense on paper, they can, unfortunately, harm core staff. When workloads increase and there is no way to hire additional people, the existing team can experience excessive stress and burnout, making them less productive and more prone to mistakes. That stress can often culminate in resignations, putting further strain on the group.
From digital transformation and COVID vaccination to marijuana laws and performance management, 2020 was a year for the HR record books.
Increasingly, employers are making diversity a priority. But how can you attract candidates to your company who are qualified for the role and come from varied backgrounds? It begins by turning to sources different from those you have previously relied upon and working to surmount your own implicit bias.
Conditions within your company and the economy are constantly changing. Here are 10 examples of how you can use temporary employees to drive performance, overcome talent shortages and increase productivity.