Topic: Industry Trends

    What to expect from the 2019 job market
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 15, 2019

    Hiring in 2019 The hiring market in 2018 was characterized by a shortage of skilled talent and a surplus of open positions. With this tight...

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    BerniePortal product development: 2018 in review
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 8, 2019

    BerniePortal 2018 updates The BerniePortal team is dedicated to continual product development based on the feedback we get from our users. Don’t...

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    Annual reviews are a thing of the past—here's why
    By Gretchen Smitson on January 3, 2019

    Performance management According to the Gallup 2017 State of the American Workforce Report, less than a quarter of employees (21%) strongly agree...

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    HR is going mobile—here's the evidence
    By Gretchen Smitson on December 18, 2018

    Smartphone statistics Human resources is not only going online, but it's going mobile. Need proof? Take a look at these statistics!

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    What's the difference between exempt & nonexempt?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 20, 2018

      FLSA overtime laws FLSA overtime laws in the United States require employers to pay non-exempt employees 1.5 times regular wages for any hours...

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    Which wage and hour changes have been made under the Trump administration?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 15, 2018

    Regulatory agendas promise change Ever since the Trump administration released its first regulatory agenda in 2016, there have been promises in...

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    LinkedIn reports hiring rate decline in the US
    By Gretchen Smitson on October 16, 2018

    October 2018 Workforce Report According to LinkedIn's October 2018 Workforce Report, the hiring market in the United States over the past few...

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    "Overtime" over time: the past, present and future of overtime laws
    By Gretchen Smitson on September 20, 2018

    Background The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) evaluates employee overtime eligibility based on two definitions: “exempt” and “non-exempt.” Exempt...

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    Job satisfaction in the American workplace: are your employees happy?
    By Gretchen Smitson on September 18, 2018

    51% of employees report job satisfaction Employee retention is a struggle that many employers face in the modern recruiting market. In order to...

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    How top startups like Lyft are attracting top talent
    By Gretchen Smitson on September 11, 2018

    LinkedIn identifies most sought-after startups Last week, LinkedIn released LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 50 most sought-after startups in the...

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