Letting an employee go is not an easy task, but it’s one that should be done the right way. David Smith, PhD, President and CEO of EASI•Consult®, shares how this takes more than a knowledge of employment law.
In the age of legalized marijuana, workplace drug testing has become more complicated. Here, David Smith, PhD, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, takes another look at this issue in the wake of more than half of all U.S. states adopting some form of medical or recreational marijuana use.
When you think of Russia, what honestly comes to mind first? Frozen landscapes? The heavy hand of communism? David Hoff, COO and executive VP for EASI•Consult®, shares his preconceived notions of Russia… and how they were challenged by spending time in the country and among its people.
Is it allowable to use PTO for mental health? While some employees may not be sure about their workplace policies, Rebekah Cardenas, Ph.D., EASI•Consult’s® VP of business development and assessment solutions, gives some reasons employers should consider embracing mental health as a true health issue.
A workplace shooting in California this summer is raising questions about a company’s responsibility for such on-the-job violence. Regardless of the outcome of this legal battle, David Smith, Founder and CEO of EASI•Consult®, says such instances can be avoided with some careful planning and attention to detail.
A White House proposal to merge the OFCCP with the EEOC has sparked a months-long fight over the fate of the agency. David Smith, Ph.D., President and CEO of EASI•Consult®, sifts through the debate to sort out where the federal agency now stands and what it could mean for government contractors.
Pay equity seems to be the latest buzz when it comes to workplace issues in companies large and small. But as Caroline Gibson, senior consultant for EASI•Consult®, points out, managing compensation doesn’t have to be so difficult.
Sexism has a strong foothold in the workplace, so change takes time and a concerted effort from leadership, not a complete 180 from office decorum and standards, explains David Hoff, COO and executive VP for EASI•Consult®.
Baby boomers are increasingly leaving a large void in the workplace as they age out into retirement. As viable job candidates become harder to find the traditional way, some entrepreneurs are taking an outside-the-box approach, as Joseph Gier, Ph.D., VP of Consulting Services at EASI•Consult® discusses.