THE PRACTICAL EMPLOYER Lawsuit Highlights the Risk of Unpaid Training Time

Employment Law 360 reports that Hawaiian Airlines has been sued by a group of employees claiming that their mandatory unpaid 10-day customer service training course violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. According to court papers, trainees learned things like federal regulatory requirements and how to use a standard airline software system. … The suit claimed the Fair Labor Standards Act… Continue reading

7 Jenis Pekerja yang Bakal Aman dari Ancaman PHK

Pemutusan hubungan kerja (PHK) adalah momok bagi semua pekerja. Bahkan yang sekelas manajer bisa juga tiba-tiba terkena PHK. Apalagi jika sedang terjadi gonjang-ganjing di tubuh perusahaan. Yang paling rentan jelas mereka yang duduk di divisi terbawah. Pekerja kontrak dan outsourcing tepatnya. Tapi apakah mereka yang menjadi staf di divisi atas bakal lebih aman? Sayangnya, enggak. Karena itulah semua pekerja mencoba… Continue reading

8 Cara Mendapatkan Kerja dari Media Sosial

Lupakan koran, sekarang lowongan pekerjaan bertebaran di media sosial kamu. Mengapa? Karena para perekrut kerja atau HRD sekarang mengumumkan lowongan pekerjaannya di ranah ini. Seperti riset yang dilakukan oleh Society for Human Resource Management pada September 2015 lalu, 65% perusahaan menggunakan media sosial untuk merekrut pegawainya. 57% diantaranya dilakukan lewat LinkedIn dan 19% dari Facebook. Lalu, apa yang harus dilakukan… Continue reading

Arming for the Workplace Cultural Dynamics

Today’s workplace seems to have become a battleground in the culture wars. Will your employees embrace workplace diversity or will they feel embattled? The workplace is the most prevalent arena of so-called forced diversity. That’s not intended as a criticism or qualitative assessment. To the contrary, properly understood and directed, the reality can be a positive development. Rather, the observation… Continue reading

Arming for the Workplace Cultural Dynamics

Today’s workplace seems to have become a battleground in the culture wars. Will your employees embrace workplace diversity or will they feel embattled? Focus on relationships, not rules, when it comes to creating a thriving workplace culture. The workplace is the most prevalent arena of so-called forced diversity. That’s not intended as a criticism or qualitative assessment. To the contrary,… Continue reading