SHRM is once again at the center of a controversy this time over its partnership with Koch Industries owned by the politically active billionaires Charles … Read more
John Zappe is the editor of TLNT.com and a contributing editor of ERE.net. John was a newspaper reporter and editor until his geek gene lead him to launch his first website in 1994. He developed and managed online newspaper employment sites and sold advertising services to recruiters and employers. Before joining ERE Media in 2006, John was a senior consultant and analyst with Advanced Interactive Media and previously was Vice President of Digital Media for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group.
Besides writing for ERE, John consults with staffing firms and employment agencies, providing content and managing their social media programs. He also works with organizations and businesses to assist with audience development and marketing. In his spare time he can be found hiking in the California mountains or competing in canine agility and obedience competitions.
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E-Verify, the employment verification system operated by the US government, is back online. Participating employers who hired new workers during the … Read more
In his last year as SHRM CEO, Henry Jackson was paid $9.4 million, an amount larger than any of the top executives of the trade and professional … Read more
Ironically for a government shut down over issues of illegal immigration, one of the few ways US employers have of verifying the right to work status of … Read more
If civic responsibility isn’t reason enough for you to give employees time off to vote Tuesday, try these two: Employees who do get time off are more … Read more
When the US Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report this morning, one number will be of special interest to economists as it should be to comp … Read more
One of the most powerful marketing features of sites like Facebook is the ability to target messages to specific groups. If you’re selling roofing … Read more
California employers who regularly have their hourly workers do brief, after-hours tasks must pay them for the time, the state’s Supreme Court said … Read more
Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the previous 12 months. We’re reposting each of the top 30 … Read more
It’s Independence Day here in the United States. In honor of the day, 242 years ago that the Declaration of Independence was approved, Americans … Read more
There’s much hand-wringing and hand clapping today over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that government workers can’t be forced to … Read more
The EEOC sent a powerful signal last week that sexual harassment was still squarely on its radar filing 7 lawsuits against employers across the nation … Read more
The gig economy is smaller than we think. Or maybe, it’s how we think of the gig economy that has resulted in estimates that a third of the workforce … Read more
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. However, the 7-2 decision sets no … Read more
Today is Memorial Day, here in the United States. The day commemorates those who died in the service of their country. In honor of America’s war … Read more
When the robots arrive, some of you people out there in HR land are doomed. Utterly doomed! How do I know this? An algorithm told me. Go ahead and shake … Read more
Glassdoor, the employer reviews and jobs listing site, is being bought by Recruit Holdings, parent company of the international job board Indeed. The $1.2 … Read more
With Europe’s new rules on privacy scheduled to take effect May 25, companies have only a few weeks left to comply with the sweeping requirements … Read more