Groupon is looking to go public and needs to prove the business model isn't easily replicated and so is taking its business to the next level with bigger-ticket items. This week, it offered its first…Continue
Multiple surveys by national HR publications, the Society for Human Resources and background checking firms report that 90% of employers say they background check before hiring. The percentage drops…Continue
Only three automotive companies made the Fortune's Best Places to Work this year. Congratulations to JM Family Enterprises, Mercendes Benz USA and CarMax but how can more dealerships and companies…Continue
It's just common sense that having less accidents and injuries means reductions in work comp insurance costs. Less accidents and injuries also translates to less absences and more productivity in your workplace. But beyond common sense (and KPA's 26 years of experience providing enviroment and safety sofware and services) a new study validates the importance of being proactive in preventing injuries and accidents.
Dealers have embraced social media to sell more cars and generate more business in the service drive but most lag in using social media to hire the best employees. The very same things that drive customers to your site and "close" the deal can be used to bring in higher quality applicants for your open positions.
1) The average career page on dealer website is buried and if an applicant does manage to find it the content is less than compelling. Update that page with a video of real…Continue
The US Department of Labor (DOL) recentlely released a new smart phone applicant that provides workers the ability to track their hours and calculate OT. This is just another sign of an increased focus on wage and hour matters. On May 9, 2011, the DOL announced the launch of its first application for the iPhone smartphones, described as “a timesheet to help employees independently track the hours they work and determine the wages they are owed.” Available in English and Spanish, workers…Continue