Recently G&A Partners’ COO John W. Allen was published in both Smart Business Magazine and The Houston Business Journal. Check out both articles below:
Feature in Smart Business Magazine:
John Allen: Social media raises new questions for hiring companies
A frenzy arose recently when the Associated Press reported some hiring companies were asking potential job candidates for their Facebook passwords. While the practice is not nearly as widespread as the news story originally suggested, the idea of such an invasion of privacy hit a strong nerve and sparked a national discussion. Maryland was quick to pass legislation prohibiting employers from asking to access an applicant’s social media profiles, and other states have proposed similar legislation.
Read the full article here.
Feature in The Houston Business Journal:
Human resources on the cheap usually end up costing more
It seems everyone is trying to save a buck where they can. The same can be said for business owners.
Many are making do with less — cutting corners to cut costs and stretching their staffs to stretch their budgets.
But when companies try to manage their human resources or human capital on the cheap, the result is often anything but savings. The price of cutting corners can be steep, with escalated risks, decreased productivity, increased turnover and ultimately higher costs.
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