Heading Home for the Holidays

Although the Thanksgiving holiday is tomorrow, many companies are releasing their employees early today to get a head start on the festivities.

Some corporations are of the mindset that allowing employees to check out early the day before a holiday not only motivates team members but is also a nice perk and an easy way to say “thanks”.

Additionally, a lot of corporations give employees the option to work from home. Working remotely comes with its own challenges, but there are plenty of ways to stay productive.

If you’re a manager, what do you think about letting employees out early? Do you think it helps with team morale or does productivity suffer?

 


This Week’s Hot Jobs

 

Check out our weekly Hot Jobs round-up!

1) Picker Packer Openings at GSI in Kentucky

2) Computer Support Technicians in Rapid City, South Dakota

3) Call Center and Customer Service Reps in Florida, Wisconsin and Georgia

4) JP Morgan Chase: Data Entry and Mail Clerk openings


Webinar: Disability Etiquette in the Workplace

Implementing measures to ensure that your workplace treats all employees equally and fairly is no small task. In tomorrow’s webinar at 2 pm EST, we’ll be discussing how to make sure you’re a truly inclusive leader.

You can also earn one general re-certification hour credit towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Topics we’ll cover include:
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Loosening the Ties: Workplace Attire Through the Decades Infographic

Over the last 70+ years, the world of work has experienced a dramatic revolution. Mindsets around who’s eligible for employment, wages and wardrobe have all changed. We conducted a survey this summer to see how Americans felt about what is and isn’t appropriate for work and wanted to show how those opinions are different from decades past.

Check out the full infographic below that covers everything from the conservative dress of the 1950s to the casual, relaxed style of today. You’ll also find interesting statistics about the number of employed men versus women, how much they were paid and what they were typically hired to do during a specific time period.
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This Week’s Hot Jobs

Check out this week’s Hot Jobs! These employers have lots of open spots and are looking to fill them a.s.a.p. Apply now for one of these great positions:

Premier opportunities are now available in Ohio: Apply for positions in finance, manufacturing, engineering, customer service, and more!

Exciting seasonal positions with Adecco, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase: Secure a spot early for administrative and clerical jobs that start in January 2013.

Adecco, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase, is delivering fantastic opportunities in Kentucky: Apply now for mail clerk positions that begin in January 2013!

We have thousands of opportunities across many different industries. If you’re not interested in the jobs above you can search our site for a position that’s the right fit for you.

 


Lessons in leadership: Management techniques that work

Join us today at 2 pm EST for our webinar on management and leadership. We’ll be discussing different techniques that will help you inspire your team and make you an even better leader.

Some of the topics we’re going to cover include:

  • Ways to determine what your employees REALLY need from you
  • How to coach success and encourage individual development for your team members
  • Strategies for fostering a unified and organized team
  • Tips for communicating more effectively with your employees
  • Time management skills that will improve your ability to handle a tough workflow
  • Best of all, this program has been approved for one general recertification hour towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute

Click here to register.