Despite the legal requirements of personal protective equipment (PPE), enforcing its use can be a challenge for many employers. Here are four ways to encourage use of personal protective equipment in order to create a safer workplace.
The desire to please and impress an employer will produce droves of candidates all claiming to be passionate about your position and company. So, how can you tell if a candidate is simply enthusiastic or actually has a passion for their work?
With the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Hawaii businesses won’t be able to hand out large annual bonuses come year end.
While employee appreciation might not be top of mind for you during this time, lack of recognition continues to be one of the top reasons why employees quit, even in a tough labor market.
Asking the wrong interview questions can result in a bad hire or worse yet, put a company at risk for potential claims of discrimination. Download our easy-to-use interview guide to lawful and unlawful interview questions.
Just months ago, Hawaii saw record-low unemployment levels, with employers competing for applicants. Now, practically overnight, recruiters are seeing many times the normal interest per job opening.
The good news, many highly qualified workers that weren’t available a few months ago, are now looking for new opportunities.
A new bill signed into law by Governor Ige from the 2020 legislative session (HB 2148) expands the Hawaii Family Leave Law (HFLL) to include care for employee’s grandchildren.
This bill comes as another expansion to the Hawaii Family Leave Law, potentially making more employees eligible for protected leave.
Did you know that Hawaii law prohibits discrimination based on an applicant’s criminal history?
Employers may not discriminate in hiring, firing, compensation, or other terms of employment based on an applicant’s or employee’s arrest or court record.
In fact, Hawaii’s criminal background check law is among the most protective in the nation.