It started last week and really picked up steam this week: Calls and walk-in questions to HR departments around the country from confused employees who received letters—or, in some cases, unexpected rebate checks—from their health insurer. The New York Times called it the “Great Health Insurance Giveback”: $1.1 billion in premiums returned to policyholders under a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). How has your company responded?
Employers are being flooded with résumés and that means two things: Each résumé is getting less eyeball time and applicants are ramping up the creativity to grab your attention. That creativity leads to a lot of home runs and some dramatic strikeouts. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, here are examples of good creativity ... and some that misses the mark.
Great employees don't automatically make great managers. Supervising people requires a completely different skill set than actually performing the work at hand. And becoming a great boss requires hard work and honest self-analysis. The following 20-point checklist will help managers take stock of their people skills ...