The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has compiled child labor laws to ensure that the wellbeing, health and education of teen workers is not jeopardized. There are different laws for each industry and varying ages that employers must follow.(more…)
In Quarter 1 of 2020 the United States employment rate was 71.4% according to data provided by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the unemployment rate was 4.4% as reported by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS). However, given the pandemic, unemployment was at an all-time high of 14.7% ending the month of April 2020. As companies across the United States reopen, business owners may be scrambling to call back workers or may be uncertain how many employees they can afford to have while revenue is down.(more…)
Most individuals have gone through the process of being interviewed, while few have been on the opposite side of the table interviewing candidates. Use these tips before and during the interview to ensure a smooth hiring process. (more…)
When you think about your future employees, or about your own goal as an employee, what are the first words that come to mind? Reliability is probably at the top of the list, along with honesty and a solid work ethic. But how can you make sure an open job position and a potential new employee are a good fit? Use these tips when you’re hiring new employees. (more…)
Business insurance is an exciting, ever-evolving industry offering a wealth of career paths and growth opportunities. Whatever your skill set, chances are there’s a position that will allow you to take full advantage of your abilities. Insatiably curious? Consider claims handling. Have an eye for spotting talent and building relationships? Human resources may be right for you.
Of course, differences between business insurance carriers mean many types of positions exist that vary from company to company. Here, we’ve chosen to highlight a few of the most common areas in business insurance. See which positions line up with your talents and learn the details about possible career paths. (more…)