HR MANAGEMENT

Watch your language: Texas court addresses wording of noncompetes

02/07/2017
Since courts analyze noncompetes under standard contract interpretation principles, the language beyond the exchange of consideration can also be critical to the enforceability of an agreement.

Managing retention and turnover is top HR challenge

02/07/2017
A new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management suggests that a strong job market is affecting where HR departments focus their efforts.

Snapshot: EEOC charges of religious bias, 2006 - 2016

02/07/2017
Complaints of religious discrimination filed with the EEOC have increased by 50% since 2006 and 80% since 2001.

The HR I.Q. Test: February '17

02/01/2017
Here's your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Depressed real estate market stunted job mobility

01/31/2017
Upside-down mortgages and stagnant home sales affected job mobility during the Great Recession and likely made the economic slowdown even worse than it would have been anyway.

5 policy tips for managing workplace romance

01/31/2017
You’re better off managing relationships between co-workers than banning them.

What should we do? Only after accepting job did we figure out her husband works here

01/30/2017
Q. We recently hired an amazing applicant for a position at our large accounting firm. After signing her offer, she casually mentioned that her husband works here. We have a policy against office romances. Can we dismiss either her or her husband for this reason?

Unexpected appreciation works best

01/26/2017
Made any sweeping gestures recently?

Snapshot: Workforce participation among women falls

01/24/2017
Since the turn of the millennium, the rate of women in the workplace has fallen dramatically.

Work fatalities hit 8-year high; the 10 deadliest jobs

01/19/2017
4,836 Americans were killed in workplace accidents in 2015.

Yearly cost of commuting: $3,000 and 187 hours

01/18/2017
Americans spend an average of 45 minutes every day commuting to and from work at an average cost of $12 per day.

Snapshot: Optimism about job prospects reaches an all-time high

01/18/2017
Half of Americans surveyed think now is a good time to find a quality job.

Snapshot: What women look for when they look for a new job

01/10/2017
Women more than men will shop around for job opportunities that fit them and their lives.

OSHA fines Doylestown, Pa., psych facility for biting hazard

01/03/2017
OSHA has fined Foundations Behavioral Health $36,701 for four violations related to employee safety at its Doylestown location.

The HR I.Q. Test: January '17

01/01/2017
Here's your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.
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