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1. 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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2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. Auditing the use of recruiting firms
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... poaching" provisions included in agreements with recruiters for either the general population of the organization's employees or for the person that firm is placing? (Some recruiters solicit employees ...
Created on 16 June 2016
7. How Legal Hazards Occur in the Recruiting and staffing Placement Process
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... clients may Request criteria that may create or cause a disparate impact or treatment.. ie Education Requests, speaking English only, White sounding names, married employees only, Religion, Race..  “Disparate ...
Created on 08 June 2016
8. Facebook Post Leads to Police Complaint, Leads to Termination, Leads to Lawsuit
(Social Media)
... in employment rights claims, discrimination matters and equal employment disputes at the state and federal court level. She defends employers against claims brought by former and current employees and ...
Created on 08 June 2016
9. 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
10. 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
11. 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
12. School-Facilitated Internships: No Worries, Right?
(Compensation and Benefits )
... favor a finding of "employment" under those laws. ♦ Some of the claims being made involve "paid" interns who allege that they were "employees" whose pay did not meet the requirements of all applicable ...
Created on 08 June 2016
13. 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
14. Making bereavement leave human
(General HR)
... the need for employees to take time off in the event of the death of a family member. So far so good, right? Then does it go on to say exactly how much paid leave can be used for the death of a family ...
Created on 08 June 2016
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. Questions and Answers Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures - UGESP
(Compliance and Legal)
... they apply to most private employers who have 15 or more employees for 20 weeks or more a calendar year, and to most employment agencies, labor organizations and apprenticeship committees. They apply to ...
Created on 25 May 2016
21. 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
22. Recruiting Based on Cultural Fit - An Excuse to Discriminate?
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... if a person can be hired based on personal fit, that same person can subsequently be terminated based on lack of fit and the transition can happen very, very fast. Is there a risk that employees will lose ...
Created on 20 April 2016
23. Reference Checking in the digital age!
(Viewpoint)
... The Interview Checkup gives interview debriefs a new level of objectivity. The 360 Checkup provides new hire quality validation, 360 assessment and developmental feedback to current employees.  Based ...
Created on 20 April 2016
24. 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
25. 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
26. 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
27. The Entrepreneur’s Checklist For Beginners: Are You Serious?
(Business / Client Dev / Marketing)
... Most people can’t stomach the perceived risks of running your own business. Funding your own healthcare insurance, retirement fund, paying employees, home equity loans—all the scary stuff like ...
Created on 03 October 2013
28. Liabilities Lurking -- The Interplay of FMLA and ADA
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... leave status ends, but Employee is not released to return to work.  Employer leave policy simply states that automatic termination applies to all employees who are absent for a certain period of time. ...
Created on 02 October 2013
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. Grow HR into Something Big
(General HR)
... population. It wasn’t that long ago that being responsible for the Talent Management for those employees was HR’s primary mission. Now, the push is to become a Strategic Business Partner, ...
Created on 25 September 2013
34. EEOC Holds Both Staffing Firms and Staffing Clients Responsible Under EEO Laws
(Compliance and Legal)
... processes. Staffing agencies lease employees to their clients to perform work that is part of the routine operations of the client’s business, typically side-by-side with and doing the same ...
Created on 24 September 2013
35. 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
36. A message to HR tech vendors
(Viewpoint)
... and access information quickly link to a comprehensive payroll system By maintaining the information required to view the historical employee life-cycle of employees, it would track: skills/talent ...
Created on 23 September 2013
37. 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
38. 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
39. 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
40. EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case
(News Articles)
... Valley Market to obtain professional anti-discrimination training annually for all of its employees; implement and distribute an anti-discrimination policy to all employees; report all future complaints ...
Created on 18 September 2013
41. 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
42. 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
43. 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
44. Get off the Bench
(Viewpoint)
... organizations with fewer than 100 employees who either do not have or never had a human resources department and now find them selves in need of expert counsel on human capital issues. We in essence become ...
Created on 15 September 2013
45. 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
46. 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
47. Supervisors, Managers, and Contractors – Oh My!
(Consulting and Outsourcing)
... our fact pattern involves “contractors” and not “employees”, the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Vance v. Ball State University, __ U.S. __ (2013) is immensely helpful.  In Vance, the Courtheld ...
Created on 11 September 2013
48. 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
49. How to reduce employee turnover
(Training, Development and Retention)
... honest. Employees work for two main reasons, good pay and gratifying work. You might throw insurance in there too. If someone who works for you isn’t making enough money to suit their goals ...
Created on 10 September 2013
50. Frequently Asked Questions about Protection for Religious Clothing or Hairstyles in California
(Compliance and Legal)
... employee from the public (or other employees). Question #4   What about tattoos or body modification? There is no “one size fits all” answer.  It depends on the ...
Created on 04 September 2013
51. "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
52. 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
53. 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
54. 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
55. 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
56. 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
57. Firing At-Will Employees: Legal Limitations
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... against dismissal even for at-will employees. This blog post lists the unlawful reasons.  If an employer, private or governmental, fires an employee for any reason not listed here, the law of ...
Created on 27 August 2013
58. 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
59. {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
60. The Product of work is people…….
(Org Development)
... first company town and provide educational assistance to its employees. It was the intent of both the company and its staff to make the necessary changes for the community’s best interests. Fast ...
Created on 20 August 2013
61. 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
62. 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
63. 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
64. 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
65. 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
66. 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
67. 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
68. 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
69. 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
70. SCOTUS Defines "Supervisor" For Title VII Cases as One Who Can Take Tangible Employment Actions
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... employees. If the harasser is a co-worker, an employer can be liable for the actions of the co-worker if the employer was negligent in controlling working conditions; If the harasser is ...
Created on 01 July 2013
71. 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
72. 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
73. 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
74. Facebook posts as evidence of retaliation
(Social Media)
... won this case, it nevertheless illustrates the dangers employers face when reviewing employees’ social media accounts. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media channels can prove to be treasure ...
Created on 12 June 2013
75. 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
76. 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
77. An Economically Rational Approach to Resolving Wage and Hour Claims In California
(Compensation and Benefits )
... costs than they should.  They sacrifice the time and resources of key employees over the course of litigation lasting a year or more.  And they expose their workforce to the stress of an ongoing ...
Created on 17 May 2013
78. Why use Skills Testing?
(Testing And Assessment)
... to find whether employees have retained information from training workshops, which helps to evaluate any on-going development programmes. It also allows employers to identify those applicants and employees ...
Created on 16 May 2013
79. Is it really what we think it is?
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... 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 had a human resources department ...
Created on 07 May 2013
80. Stories of a Mexican recruiter negotiating with Japanese professionals & executives.
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... actions that follow that General Direction and propose the details about how to implement it. The employees use the “Ringi-sho” as a signature document to get approval for projects, expenses ...
Created on 03 May 2013
81. Use of the Internet for Recruiting and Screening Can Lead to Lawsuits for Failure to Hire
(Compliance and Legal)
... Per the EEOC, “It is also illegal for an employer to recruit new employees in a way that discriminates against them because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ...
Created on 29 April 2013
82. Can Recruiters Be Liable for Employment Discrimination?
(Compliance and Legal)
... and an employment agency. Employer Most obviously, a recruiting business is an "employer" under Title VII if it has enough of own employees -- "fifteen or more employees for each ...
Created on 16 April 2013
83. Employees, Candidates, Employment Background Checks and Credit Reports Know your rights
(Career / Personal Development)
You’ve applied for a job. You sent a letter, made a phone call, submitted your resume. Perhaps you’ve had an interview. Did you know that when you apply for a job, an employer may ask your permission to ...
Created on 03 April 2013
84. How the IRS determines an Independent Contractor (Self-Employed) from an Employee
(Compensation and Benefits )
It is critical that business owners correctly determine whether the individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors. Generally, you must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay ...
Created on 25 February 2013
85. Tabs: The Quick Way to Improve Your LinkedIn Page
(Social Media)
... integral facet of your business; potential customers, clients, business partners, and employees will view your profile as a part of their research into your company. If the profile is stale, lacking ...
Created on 22 February 2013
86. Getting our Veterans Back to work:Fact Sheet: Returning Heroes and Wounded Warrior Tax Credits
(Compensation and Benefits )
... careers to relocating military spouse employees. See also on Hirecentrix Employment Resources for Veterans ##    ...
Created on 20 February 2013
87. Do You really have to pay your Interns?
(General HR)
... individuals may -- without any expressed or implied compensation agreement – work for their own advantage on the premises of another and are not necessarily employees. Whether trainees are employees ...
Created on 08 February 2013
88. Top Three Things Small Businesses Should Know About the Affordable Care Act
(Org Development)
... employer or a larger employer, different provisions of the Affordable Care Act may apply to you as described below. 1.  Businesses with Fewer than 25 Employees- Small Business Tax Credits The ...
Created on 01 February 2013
89. Holding Human Resources Accountable
(General HR)
... an organization is accountable to some other entity. Whether it’s the president to the shareholders, or finance to the auditors, even employees to customers…we’re all accountable to ...
Created on 29 January 2013
90. 5 Wage and Hour Mistakes Most Employers Make
(Compensation and Benefits )
... are 5 of the most common wage and hour mistakes many employers make. Number 1: Not recording actual time worked The USDOL is very specific in what time should be recorded for nonexempt employees. ...
Created on 23 January 2013
91. Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
(Surveys & White Papers)
... impact analysis under Title VII. A violation may occur when an employer treats criminal history information differently for different applicants or employees, based on their race ...
Created on 21 January 2013
92. A Fresh Perspective On Fees”
(Business / Client Dev / Marketing)
... discount my fee, it may be in your best interest to challenge me to deliver a value that more than justifies the investment.  Since employees represent an organization’s primary source of competitive ...
Created on 18 January 2013
93. It's Hard to Write a Good Employee Performance Evaluation. Get Over It.
(Org Development)
... current employees and assists employers seeking to enforce restrictive covenants. She assists clients with internal investigations, wage-and-hour reviews, and employment-practices audits. Molly ...
Created on 15 January 2013
94. The Full U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION STRATEGIC ENFORCEMENT PLAN FY 2013 - 2016
(Surveys & White Papers)
... to hold hearings on complaints of discrimination by federal employees and applicants and to adjudicate appeals of decisions on such claims. The Commission also has oversight responsibility to review, approve, ...
Created on 26 December 2012
95. Case Study: Marsh Transforms Itself with Social Technology
(Surveys & White Papers)
... Officer of parent company Marsh & McLennan Companies. Their solution: turn to cutting-edge social technology to create a global community where employees could tap into the collective experience, ...
Created on 21 December 2012
96. Long-term strategies and short-term operational excellence.
(Org Development)
... to the complete build-out of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that not only required all new equipment and workflows, but called for a complete re-engineering of employees’ ways of thinking ...
Created on 19 December 2012
97. A Friend Indeed: Do Facebook Users Really Have Privacy Rights at Work?
(Social Media)
Are you joshing me? Employees post on their Facebook pages everything from photos of themselves drunk while wearing grass skirts to doing handstands in miniskirts. At last count, the 901 million Facebook ...
Created on 18 December 2012
98. 'Tis the Season for Holiday Workplace Issues. Day 4 - Holiday Pay and How Not to Get Scrooged by the FLSA
(Compensation and Benefits )
Many employees believe they are entitled to holiday pay, even if they do not work on the holiday. This is not the case. In fact, neither the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") nor most state ...
Created on 17 December 2012
99. Make Employees your Social Brand Ambassadors!
(Social Media)
... way – I feel employers should encourage or even compel their employees to have their social media profiles fully updated professionally. Social media is a perfect place to increase ...
Created on 13 December 2012
100. Tis the Season for Holiday Workplace Issues. Day 1 - Avoiding Holiday Party Liability When the Office Santa Tries to Teach His Employees a Few "Reindeer Games"
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... there is a whole host of problems that ensue when the office Santa keeps asking female employees to sit on his lap. Holiday-related sexual-harassment lawsuits are not new and not unusual. Under federal ...
Created on 11 December 2012

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Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.

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