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1. Training, Development and Retention
(Category)
Employee retention is a key challenge in organizations today. This section includes tips, articles, tools and ideas to learn employee retention strategies that will help you retain your best staff and ...
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2. Employee / Labor Relations
(Category)
If you are looking for information on how to negotiate contracts, including compensation rates, benefits, working conditions, guidance and information on such issues as discipline, misconduct, performance ...
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3. Career / Personal Development
(Category)
... career planning resources that can help you set and realize your career,  personal, and professional goals. Not just for you personally, but also for your business, and employees as well. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ...
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4. Are Recruiters Exempt From FLSA Wage and Hour Laws?
(Compensation and Benefits )
Recruiters are often exempt from Federal wage and hour premium overtime requirements as exempt administrative employees.  However, as with all exempt employee determinations, their status is based ...
Created on 01 November 2016
5. Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors
(Compensation and Benefits )
Employer misclassification of their employees as independent contractors is a widespread phenomenon in the United States. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimates that employers have misclassified ...
Created on 11 October 2016
6. EEOC Releases New Online Resource Center for Small Businesses
(Business / Client Dev / Marketing)
...  EEOC is also launching the first in a series of short videos for small business owners on frequently asked compliance questions. The videos feature EEOC employees from across the country addressing ...
Created on 27 September 2016
7. Facebook Hacking (Searching for Job Titles and Employers by IDs)
(Sourcing and Research)
... for employees of a company and for people with a given job title. Be warned though, that Facebook search is far from being precise, meaning: Depending on the search, Facebook may decide ...
Created on 24 August 2016
8. To your Successful Job Search
(Career / Personal Development)
... to only 10 percent from other sources like employee referrals. The sheer volume of resumes can inundate managers and also lowers the chances for YOU. It is a sad irony, but, Companies make less than ...
Created on 23 August 2016
9. 3 mistakes that job seekers do when doing salary negotiations...
(Career / Personal Development)
... employee leave the salary negotiation feeling ready to start on a long-term, successful professional relationship   -------------------------------------- Biography About Fernando Espinosa, ...
Created on 02 August 2016
10. Auditing the use of recruiting firms
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... uses many strategies, including internal promotions, newspaper ads, word of mouth, employee recommendations, local job service agencies, and outside recruiting firms. Sometimes several methods are used ...
Created on 16 June 2016
11. How Legal Hazards Occur in the Recruiting and staffing Placement Process
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... hear about recruiters being sued. It doesn’t happen that often. Fact - Majority of Charges brought are settled with a request of a Gag Order. That is to protect both the Employee and /or the employer ...
Created on 08 June 2016
12. When Background Checks Backfire
(Compliance and Legal)
... alleging that the employers’ criminal background check policies violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII prohibits discrimination against a job applicant or employee because of the ...
Created on 08 June 2016
13. Five Due Diligence Question Asked in Every Interview
(Compliance and Legal)
... foot with questions aimed at past criminal conduct or negative employment experiences. One of the goals of an interview is to help foster a talking environment where a potential employee understands and ...
Created on 08 June 2016
14. Facebook Post Leads to Police Complaint, Leads to Termination, Leads to Lawsuit
(Social Media)
  Employee posts “unpleasant” comment on Facebook.  The subject of that comment complains to employee’s employer.  Employer terminates employeeEmployee sues the complaining ...
Created on 08 June 2016
15. I Love You HR! Said No Recruiter Ever.
(General HR)
... alumni networks effectively use social media to engage with both candidates and employees understand why HR policies, procedures and roadblocks exist and agree to adjust or eliminate them ...
Created on 08 June 2016
16. Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know to protect themselves legally
(Compliance and Legal)
... sometimes want to consider the backgrounds of applicants and employees. For example, some employers might try to find out about the person's work history, education, criminal record, financial history, ...
Created on 08 June 2016
17. Facebook, Credit Checks, Criminal Records? Where the Law Stands on Employee Social Media and Background Checks
(Compliance and Legal)
... happens – particularly among law enforcement entities – but even among private sector employers who feel they have a reason to go that extra step to weed out potentially undesirable employees. Unethical ...
Created on 08 June 2016
18. School-Facilitated Internships: No Worries, Right?
(Compensation and Benefits )
...  Remember The Basics Even if an internship is arranged through or with the involvement of a school, the principal FLSA issue is still whether the person is or is not an "employee" who is subject to ...
Created on 08 June 2016
19. Your Big Placement Just Blew Up. Your Biggest Biller Just Quit. Now What?
(Sourcing and Research)
... is why, when faced with a horrible prospect – a large deal blowing up or the loss of a key employee — we overestimate how unhappy it will make us, how bad it will be for our business, and for how long. ...
Created on 08 June 2016
20. Answering the three most important job interview questions.
(Career / Personal Development)
... as well as the products and services, and read up on any employee benefits that may be listed. Be prepared to provide examples of your work. If you have authored white papers, journal articles, or presented ...
Created on 08 June 2016
21. Brains, Brawn and Bravado; Incentives to Hire the “Experienced”
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... running a business and its components. In addition, they likely whine less as well. 6. “Timely and temperate.” Experienced employees are prompt, courteous and even tempered. Experience has made them ...
Created on 08 June 2016
22. Making bereavement leave human
(General HR)
  Grab your company’s Employee Handbook and take a look at the Bereavement Leave policy. Go ahead, I’ll wait. It probably starts out by stating how the organization feels it’s important to recognize ...
Created on 08 June 2016
23. The 600 lb. position opening in the room
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... can be more costly than lost sales such as rising costs and competitors delivering new products ahead of your organization. Another overlooked damage factor is the loss of confidence by current employees ...
Created on 08 June 2016
24. Fact Sheet: Computing Hourly Rates of Pay Using the 2,087-Hour Divisor
(Compensation and Benefits )
Description Hourly and biweekly rates of pay for most Federal and civilian employees are computed as required by 5 U.S.C. 5504(b). Hourly rates of basic pay are computed by dividing an employee's ...
Created on 08 June 2016
25. A Supervisor's Guide To Social Media, Part Two
(Social Media)
In our last issue we began an analysis of the legal pitfalls managers can face when dealing with problems created by employees' use, and misuse, of social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. We also ...
Created on 08 June 2016
26. Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool
(News Articles)
...  Read more at Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2014/01/03/facebook-isnt-a-good-way-to-judge-potential-employees-say-researchers/ ##  ...
Created on 26 May 2016
27. Expand the Supply of High-Quality Candidates
(Sourcing and Research)
... Most organizations of any size distribute monthly or quarterly newsletters to their employees. Chatty in nature, these publications read like a People magazine for recruiters. 6. Patent ownership. I ...
Created on 26 May 2016
28. Questions and Answers Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures - UGESP
(Compliance and Legal)
... to provide a uniform set of principles governing use of employee selection procedures which isconsistent with applicable legal standards and validation standards generally accepted by the psychological ...
Created on 25 May 2016
29. Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act
(News Articles)
... for a full-year worker); Sets the total annual compensation requirement for highly compensated employees (HCE) subject to a minimal duties test to the annual equivalent of the 90th percentile of full-time ...
Created on 19 May 2016
30. What You Should Know: Questions and Answers about the EEOC and High School Diploma Requirements
(Compliance and Legal)
... ever since, and Congress confirmed it in the Civil Rights Act of 1991. Additionally, in 2003, EEOC brought a lawsuit on behalf of an employee with an intellectual disability who was fired from her ...
Created on 20 April 2016
31. Recruiting Based on Cultural Fit - An Excuse to Discriminate?
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... a week or so later for not being a good fit with his boss – for whatever reason, including work. So, our new employee who fit very well with the terminated manager, does not fit at all with ...
Created on 20 April 2016
32. Reference Checking in the digital age!
(Viewpoint)
... of social networks to deliver fast, accurate social ratings, Checkster gives organizations certainty in new hire decisions and employee promotions.  Checkster utilizes the latest technologies ...
Created on 20 April 2016
33. Why There’s No Shame in Your Job Burnout
(Career / Personal Development)
... “unspoken word” in Corporate. It’s the word on the tip of so many employees’ lips, and yet most never discuss it. You’ll also find that your coworkers are more comfortable ...
Created on 11 October 2013
34. How building Trust equals High Growth and Profits?
(Org Development)
... that not only is the economy improving but the willingness of leaders to be transparent about those improvements is evident. Also, the involvement of employees in company affairs and the engagement of ...
Created on 09 October 2013
35. An Employers Guide to Reducing Costs in the Health Care System: Learning From What Has Been
(Viewpoint)
... has been a significant factor in rising costs. In an unprecedented decline, HMO enrollment fell from 29 percent to 23 percent of privately insured employees from 2000 to 2001 while the percentage of those ...
Created on 07 October 2013
36. Taking Advantage of an Improving Economy
(Uncategorised)
... can be attributed to her comprehensive understanding of the nuances of the job market and workplace from both the candidate/employee and employer perspectives. With that knowledge, she acts as a bridge-builder ...
Created on 07 October 2013
37. Time’s up, pencils down: EEOC final fiscal year end filing totals provide surprises and insight
(General HR)
... of who is “disabled” under the law, and effectively eviscerated one of the primary employer defenses to disability claims, i.e., that an employee does not have a legally protected disability. ...
Created on 04 October 2013
38. The Entrepreneur’s Checklist For Beginners: Are You Serious?
(Business / Client Dev / Marketing)
... the tribe. Ask yourself some of serious questions and decide if you’re really prepared to commit  or maybe it’s best to stay  an employee for a while. 1.    What’s ...
Created on 03 October 2013
39. Liabilities Lurking -- The Interplay of FMLA and ADA
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... articulated and increasingly clear compliance standards. To illustrate the issue, consider the following scenarios: Scenario One: Employee takes FMLA leave.  Employee’s protected ...
Created on 02 October 2013
40. As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider 'Medical Tourism' a Health Care Option
(News Articles)
... company. Close to 250 of its employees have traveled abroad so far for medical care, and more are scheduled to go. In the United States, Harwell's knee replacement would have cost more than $50,000. ...
Created on 02 October 2013
41. Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?
(News Articles)
... the judiciary would have to begin furloughs of employees whose work is not considered essential. Cases would continue to be heard, however, in such a case. The US supreme court is scheduled to begin ...
Created on 01 October 2013
42. It’s the final countdown: How the government shutdown affects labor and employment law
(General HR)
... his practice in the representation of companies in employment disputes, including litigation with terminated employees and disputes over trade secrets and non-competition agreements. He supplements his ...
Created on 01 October 2013
43. Recommendations up or laterally may get you positively noticed.
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... of your co-workers completegrueling projects despite seemingly impossible goals or get work completed while undergoing external (personal) pressure and concerns? Did an employee in the company, charity ...
Created on 30 September 2013
44. Do Privately-held Companies Have a Competitive Edge Over Public Companies for Attracting and Retaining Employees?
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
First it was pensions and now it‘s health coverage! Are employees going to take it on the chin again? Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Years ago, Wall Street pressures forced many CFOs ...
Created on 27 September 2013
45. Grow HR into Something Big
(General HR)
 I’ve enjoyed watching the evolution of HR throughout my career. Gone are the days when HR’s primary role was to handle the Administration and Compliance requirements of the employee ...
Created on 25 September 2013
46. EEOC Holds Both Staffing Firms and Staffing Clients Responsible Under EEO Laws
(Compliance and Legal)
Recently, the EEOC filed a lawsuit against Hire Dynamics, a staffing firm (click here for the EEOC press release).  According to the complaint, after a Hire Dynamics employee filed a charge of ...
Created on 24 September 2013
47. NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each
(News Articles)
... to mislead." Besides using their own employees to write and post the reviews, the companies hired freelance writers from as far away as the Philippines, Bangladesh and Eastern Europe ...
Created on 23 September 2013
48. A message to HR tech vendors
(Viewpoint)
... of all sizes, not just giant companies with big checkbooks. (Note that I'm not touching on employee self-service or employee portals -- let's get out of the gate first.) While HR tech ...
Created on 23 September 2013
49. Five Ways to Avoid Disparate Impact in Pre-Employment Background Checks
(Compliance and Legal)
... credit reports if the job absolutely requires it. Many jobs would fall under this category: bookkeeping, sales positions, cashiers, bank tellers, accountants, probably even personal assistants. If an employee ...
Created on 20 September 2013
50. Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:
(News Articles)
... of the claims we’ve seen — and expect to see for some time to come — center on the impact on employers (or employees), premium rates and medical decisions. Jobs Claim: 8.2 million ...
Created on 19 September 2013
51. Fit Your Job
(Career / Personal Development)
... to assist in hiring the right person, retaining valuable employees or promoting them. It involves testing prospective employee’s personalities, their main traits and characteristics, or their cognitive ...
Created on 19 September 2013
52. How to Create a Successful Onboarding Process for Your New Hires
(Org Development)
... to handle the transition while learning new things, understanding the business, melding into the company culture, and building relationships with other employees throughout the organization. According ...
Created on 18 September 2013
53. EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case
(News Articles)
Rapid City Market to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Finding of Discrimination Against Transgender Employee Well-Performing Employee Fired Because of Gender Identity, Agency Charged MINNEAPOLIS ...
Created on 18 September 2013
54. Surviving an Active Shooter Event - DHS Active Shooter Preparedness Programs..
(News Articles)
... of Active Shooter, What You Can Do, employees and managers will be able to:: Describe the actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and to assist responding law enforcement officials; ...
Created on 17 September 2013
55. In Search of a Job: Criminal Records as Barriers to Employment
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... The employer motivation is understandable. Employers do not want to hire individuals who might commit future crimes and who may be a risk to their employees' and customers' safety. The assumption, ...
Created on 17 September 2013
56. Are you prepared for a FMLA Audit?
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... have ready access to records, data, FMLA policies and FMLA forms, in addition to being able to interview employees face-to-face while they review documents.  Be that as it may, this doesn’t ...
Created on 16 September 2013
57. Get off the Bench
(Viewpoint)
... get a request from management or an employee and unless it is in a narrow realm, our immediate response is that is not my job or something of that nature. The global marketplace we are now facing ...
Created on 15 September 2013
58. Burn the annual performance appraisal (2 of 3)
(General HR)
... frequently, both managers and employees will get used to discussing work issues – even tough ones become easier to discuss. When we use the third person, we instantly depersonalize the conversation ...
Created on 13 September 2013
59. Communicating for Results: Avoiding Miscommunications and Unnecessary Conflict
(Career / Personal Development)
...  Sherri’s effectiveness can be attributed to her comprehensive understanding of the nuances of the job market and workplace from both the candidate/employee and employer perspectives. With that knowledge, ...
Created on 12 September 2013
60. Will Homelessness Be the Next Protected Class?
(News Articles)
... related and consistent with business necessity.” For example, a requirement that employees be at least 5’8″ tall would have a disparate impact on women. However, if the height requirement ...
Created on 11 September 2013
61. Supervisors, Managers, and Contractors – Oh My!
(Consulting and Outsourcing)
... with four IT professionals, none of whom is from the same agency or a company employee.  Rather, each is an employee of the placement agency from which they came, on a contract assignment with the ...
Created on 11 September 2013
62. Would you hire a homeless person? It may surprise you to learn that discrimination against the homeless may be unlawful — regardless of whether your state or the federal government has expressly prohibited this practice. If this is the case, could common
(News Articles)
... related and consistent with business necessity.” For example, a requirement that employees be at least 5’8″ tall would have a disparate impact on women. However, if the height requirement ...
Created on 11 September 2013
63. How to reduce employee turnover
(Training, Development and Retention)
The clichés about how to reduce employee turnover are many. Even the Wall Street Journal likes to spout so-called tried and true methods for reducing turnover. These include interviewing candidates ...
Created on 10 September 2013
64. AIM SMARTER” Goal Setting Recipe
(Viewpoint)
... with experience spanning a broad range of HR competencies, including coaching, leadership effectiveness, HR program management, compliance training, organization development, employee relations, process ...
Created on 09 September 2013
65. You got the job!
(Career / Personal Development)
... healthcare, you should ask for the amounts of both the company and employee contribution amounts along with the plan details before making a decision.  The healthcare premiums and plan co-pays can ...
Created on 05 September 2013
66. Frequently Asked Questions about Protection for Religious Clothing or Hairstyles in California
(Compliance and Legal)
... religious creed.”  Under this standard, an employer would be required to accommodate an employee’s religious belief by allowing him to wear a beard or long hair in the workplace.  ...
Created on 04 September 2013
67. "Lions Led by Donkeys" Where Does HR Fit In?
(Viewpoint)
... this into a business context, it would suggest that the regular employees (part of the human resource labor inventory) are the real strength, the “lions”, who are so often, ineptly and insensitively ...
Created on 03 September 2013
68. Behavior is the mirror that shows our image
(Org Development)
... a CEO told an employee that she was too fat and old to be with customers. As a CEO in today’s marketplace you are challenged to find good employees. Not by your view of what good is, but ones that ...
Created on 03 September 2013
69. Why Temp Agencies Are Learning to Love the Affordable Care Act
(News Articles)
... year presents a major challenge for many businesses across the country. Starting in 2014, firms of more than 50 employees will be required to offer health insurance to their full-time employees — ...
Created on 29 August 2013
70. When a Reporter Calls: Ensure Your Business Puts Its Best Face Forward
(Social Media)
... that preserves your company’s good name: (1)Appoint a point person to handle all inquiries: Let your employees know that any inquiries from the press, no matter what the topic, should be funneled ...
Created on 29 August 2013
71. US Labor Department announces final rules to improve employment of veterans, people with disabilities
(News Articles)
... to the best possible employees," said Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez. "These rules make it easier for employers to tap into a large, diverse pool of qualified candidates." "Strengthening ...
Created on 29 August 2013
72. EEOC Says Office Manager Used Security Cameras to Ogle Female Subordinate's Breasts
(News Articles)
... its operations manager to create a sexually hostile working environment against one of its female employees, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today. According ...
Created on 28 August 2013
73. Firing At-Will Employees: Legal Limitations
(Employee / Labor Relations)
If you go to work for someone else, the odds are great that you are an employee at will.  That’s the basic rule in North Carolina, as it is almost everywhere in the United States.  In ...
Created on 27 August 2013
74. EEOC loses battle (but not war) on discriminatory background checks
(News Articles)
... credit and criminal background checks.    These proponents also ignore the studies demonstrating that credit problems do not predict employee performance, as well as those that document ...
Created on 26 August 2013
75. How Congress Can Undo The Supreme Court’s Attack On Workers’ Rights
(News Articles)
... if he has the power to hire, fire, or promote the employee. Because harassment from an equal coworker is treated differently than from a supervisor, the decision provides more cover to those who oversee ...
Created on 26 August 2013
76. The Solution to Your Workplace Conflict?
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
Working With Independent Neutrals, Conflict Experts, Mediators and/or Ombuds The problem: Conflict in the workplace can be both an annoyance and an expensive proposition. U.S. employees ...
Created on 22 August 2013
77. {Sandberg’d} The movement isn’t real if its leaders aren’t…
(Compensation and Benefits )
...  2. The internship experience is for the benefit of the intern; 3. The intern does not displace regular employees, but works under close supervision of existing staff; 4. The employer that provides ...
Created on 21 August 2013
78. The Product of work is people…….
(Org Development)
... quality of employee they were the first organization to raise wages, introducing the concept of pensions, introducing unemployment benefits, and health and wellness programs. Cadbury went on to build the ...
Created on 20 August 2013
79. Before you lose your job: Tactics to review before the change.
(Career / Personal Development)
... lay-offs due to no fault of the employee, the sign-on bonus may default to a no-obligation payback. If there is an expense account in the employee’s name, consolidate all receipts, ensure all ...
Created on 19 August 2013
80. The Global Workforce: Capitalizing On Pending Immigration Reform?
(Immigration)
... perspective is creating a system that is responsive to the actual needs of the U.S. labor market.  If an industry is already saturated with qualified employees, the ideal immigration system will limit ...
Created on 26 July 2013
81. Workers with a Disability Less Likely to be Employed, More Likely to Hold Jobs with Lower Earnings, Census Bureau Reports
(Viewpoint)
... had the highest number of employees with a disability at 315,000, or 11.8 percent of all workers in that field, followed by drivers/sales workers and truck drivers with 263,000 people, cashiers with 256,000 ...
Created on 22 July 2013
82. New York Says Obamacare Is Going to Cut Rates in Half for People Who Buy Their Own Insurance
(News Articles)
... Exchange,” said New York State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H. “The state continues to be on target to begin enrolling consumers and small business owners and their employees ...
Created on 20 July 2013
83. Immigration: Success Story: Is It Unauthorized Employment to Run a Business?
(Immigration)
... he invited me, my wife and some members of our law firm to dinner at a fancy restaurant.  While we were eating dinner, he told me that his business was growing and had many employees.  However, ...
Created on 19 July 2013
84. You Reap What You Sow
(Org Development)
... the processes in place to easily expand your human capital or will you be scrambling to put these in place when the time comes?  Whether you are hiring full or part-time employees or engaging independent ...
Created on 16 July 2013
85. Leaders, Time to Get Your Shift Together
(Viewpoint)
... up as a strength in the workplace. This shift is a trust-building exercise. 3. Performance → Play Employees are hired to perform on time and on budget in agreement with the essential job ...
Created on 15 July 2013
86. How you change is the change!
(Org Development)
... to assist organizations to maximize the human capital assets of the organization. The first niche is comprised of those organizations with fewer than 100 employees who either do not have or never ...
Created on 08 July 2013
87. 8 LinkedIn first-time user mistakes.
(Social Media)
... tool LinkedIn is for job seekers or business developers.  Type in a company name and you’ll get a listing of hundreds of employees or past employees names, and in many cases their direct POC ...
Created on 02 July 2013
88. GAY RECRUITING - LGBT Staffing Critical to a Diversity Strategy
(Viewpoint)
... make ALL diverse employees feel more valued and welcomed.  Such programs will always succeed in attracting and retaining talented people from diverse communities that inform their respective companies ...
Created on 01 July 2013
89. SCOTUS Defines "Supervisor" For Title VII Cases as One Who Can Take Tangible Employment Actions
(Employee / Labor Relations)
In Vance v. Ball State University, No. 11-556 (June 24, 2013), the United States Supreme Court held that an employee is a “supervisor” for purposes of vicarious liability under Title VII ...
Created on 01 July 2013
90. Did the EEOC really say that silence is NOT golden?
(Compliance and Legal)
This past August, the Buffalo field office of the EEOC opined that a company must not prevent employees involved in an ongoing internal investigation of harassment from discussing it. Almost immediately, ...
Created on 25 June 2013
91. Inside the Affordable Care Act: 5 Secrets Every Business Needs to Know
(Viewpoint)
... health insurance options: HealthCare.gov. Plus, small business owners will soon be able to offer their employees a range of plans and insurers, and they’ll still be able to choose how much of their ...
Created on 24 June 2013
92. Still Willing To Have Unpaid Interns?
(Compensation and Benefits )
... who were claiming to be due wages and other sums.  The court has now ruled (link to decision below) that at least two of these individuals were indeed "employees" for purposes of the ...
Created on 18 June 2013
93. Facebook posts as evidence of retaliation
(Social Media)
I’ve written before about the dangers of employers accessing employee’s social media accounts without appropriate controls in place. One of the biggest risks is that an employer will learn ...
Created on 12 June 2013
94. Guiding Individuals and Organizations on a Journey towards greater productivity
(Surveys & White Papers)
... in some shape or manner we are creating and completing a process. We follow a process when we hire a new employee. We follow a process when we investigate an employee’s complaint. We follow a process ...
Created on 06 June 2013
95. Be Careful Who You Sue - You May Face an NLRA Claim That Your Employment Agreement's Confidentiality, Non-Disclosure, and Non-Disparagement Provisions Violate the NLRA
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... it also should lead employers to be extra sensitive to this issue before threatening or filing a lawsuit against former employees. The recent ALJ decision was based on a NLRB charge filed by an employee ...
Created on 05 June 2013
96. The Candidate Pool is Larger than You Think
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... competitive, as well as to hold onto their talent, oftentimes make assignments in other countries a part of its succession management strategies for its high potential (HiPo) employees. This means that ...
Created on 29 May 2013
97. Filing a Lawsuit Against an Employment Agency
(Compliance and Legal)
... employment agency can sometimes act as a third-party negotiator between a business and the potential employee.  As such, they usually have a duty to act in the interests of the client and to remain ...
Created on 21 May 2013
98. An Economically Rational Approach to Resolving Wage and Hour Claims In California
(Compensation and Benefits )
... sometimes respond to employee wage and hour claims in ways that cause them to sustain unnecessary financial loss and workplace stress.  They pay more money in attorneys’ fees and litigation ...
Created on 17 May 2013
99. Why use Skills Testing?
(Testing And Assessment)
... job performance. Therefore a new employee who has undertaken pre-employment testing should adapt to a job role quicker, providing immediate performance benefits with the appropriate skills. Identifying ...
Created on 16 May 2013
100. Is it really what we think it is?
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... by a fellow employee, is that really the case or is the problem that the way the fellow employee reacts around people may be contrary to the way that Mary was brought up. Consider if the fellow employee ...
Created on 07 May 2013

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