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5 Characters Who Would Be Fired for Their Work Clothes in Real Life

5 Characters

They say the clothes make the man, and in the case of these 5 TV icons, truer words were never spoken. Here are 5 characters who would probably get a bright pink slip for their work attire in real life. Mimi Bobeck on “The Drew Carey Show” Every office has one. You know — that … Continue reading 5 Characters Who Would Be Fired for Their Work Clothes in Real Life

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Consultant or full-timer: Which is most cost-effective?

Consultant vs Full Time

Consultants are a great option if you need specialized talent in a hurry, but their hourly rates may leave you with severe sticker shock. Don’t be fooled, though — after you factor in overhead costs like insurance and administrative needs, hiring someone full-time to do the same job will likely be even more expensive. Click … Continue reading Consultant or full-timer: Which is most cost-effective?

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Recruiting in 2019: Trends to Watch

Recruiting Trends

2018 is almost over, and most hiring has likely been tabled until the top of the new year. But when things ramp up in 2019, there are a few workforce trends that may impact your recruiting efforts. Here are 10 trends you should keep on your radar. #1: Job hunters are mobile. These days, Instagram … Continue reading Recruiting in 2019: Trends to Watch

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HR and Virtual Reality

HR and Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) is blazing hot at the moment, and its popularity will likely only grow in the coming years. In fact, a 2017 study found that 82% of all Americans are at least somewhat interested in the concept. But what does that mean for HR, and how can leaders harness the growing interest in … Continue reading HR and Virtual Reality

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15 Common Applicant Fibs

15 Common Applicant Fibs

Maybe it’s not an outright lie, but it’s not the whole truth, either. Job hunters have always fibbed a little to make themselves look better to hiring managers, and their fibs are pretty predictable. Here are 15 of the most common to watch out for. I’m an expert at Microsoft Excel. I led [insert project … Continue reading 15 Common Applicant Fibs

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5 Ways Candidates Try to Beat the System

5 Ways Job Candidates Try to Beat Background Checks

From drug testing to work history, some candidates really believe they can pull one over on potential employers and hide the unseemly elements of they’re past. News flash: they can’t! But here are the top 5 ways deceptive candidates try to game employers anyway. 1. They intentionally omit an unfavorable employment experience. Maybe they were … Continue reading 5 Ways Candidates Try to Beat the System

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Drug Testing: By The Numbers

Employer Drug Screening

With America in the midst of an opioid crisis, and laws surrounding both the medical and recreational use of marijuana in a state of constant flux, let’s look at how our current landscape is shaping employer drug testing. Click here to download the PDF. Contact JDP to discuss a Customized Drug Screening Program!

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Marijuana and Your Screening Policies

Marijuana Screening Policies

Nine states and the District of Columbia currently permit the recreational use of marijuana, and 30 states allow its use for medical purposes. Depending on where you are in the country, your employees may very well be within their legal rights to consume marijuana. But how does the law jibe with your organization’s specific policies … Continue reading Marijuana and Your Screening Policies

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Labor Laws and Social Media

Social Media and Labor Laws

Whether through firsthand accounts or via the national news, we’ve all heard stories of someone who’s been booted from a job because they trash-talked their employer online. In today’s Internet-driven culture, it’s a pretty common occurrence, and you’d think that most in the workforce would know better. But it turns out, all negative online chatter … Continue reading Labor Laws and Social Media

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Why Everyone Wins in the Gig Economy

53 million American workers — more than one-third of the U.S. workforce1, are officially a part of the gig economy. Why? Because it works for them, and it works for your organization, too. Click here to download a PDF. Gig workers need background checks too – contact JDP to discuss your options!

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