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HR Management

Study: CEOs are leaning more heavily on HR

7/29/2015
In this complex job market with a growing talent gap, executives are leaning more on HR leaders these days for innovative business strategies, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.
Employment Law

Give employees a chance to fix FMLA forms

7/29/2015
Before you approve or reject an employee’s FMLA request, the law allows you to request a medical certification from the employee. That certification must have some specific things.
Employee Relations

7 conversations that keep employees engaged

7/27/2015
According to Dan Prosser, entrepreneur and author of Thirteeners: Why Only 13% of Companies Successfully Execute Their Strategy, here are “connecting conversations” that supervisors should be having regularly with their employees.
Terminations

Lawsuit repellent: Promotion, praise, pay raise

7/24/2015
Employers that praise employees for a job well done and provide pay increases along with promotions rarely lose so-called constructive discharge lawsuits. That’s because an employee who has been praised and rewarded will have a tough time claiming her working conditions were so onerous that she had to quit.
Compensation & Benefits

Health benefits alternative: HSA balances growing

7/23/2015
Average health savings account balances increased from $1,408 to $1,933—up about 37%—in 2014, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Hiring

Beware of the 'new = better' equation

7/17/2015
Psychologically, most of us tend to favor hiring promising outsiders over people we know well. That’s because when we know very little about someone, we might envision a rosy future in which the candidate proves a superstar ...
Article Archives

Repeat after me: Never fire anyone for wearing a religious headscarf!

Warn bosses against ADA 'association bias'

FMLA: Where employers go wrong

OK to reference handbook in employment contract

When a worker's pace slows, can we ask if it's health-related?

Hijab case dismissed after 7 years, Supreme Court ruling

How to keep new employees productive & engaged

Before firing, investigate discharge recommendation

EEOC: Bias based on sexual orientation is illegal

DOL redefining 'independent contractor'

Employee or independent contractor: DOL's 'economic realities' test

Do you need to pay staff so often?

Helping employees learn to invest for retirement

Wellness up as employers combat health costs