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The HR I.Q. Test: July '16

7/1/2016
Here's your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.
Compensation & Benefits

Productivity suffers from tech distractions, slacking

6/30/2016
Three out of four employers say they lose two or more hours of productivity per day because employees are distracted.
Employee Relations

4 steps to thwart sticky-fingered workers

6/28/2016
According to a National Retail Federation survey, retail employers caught 80,366 employees stealing in 2014, a figure representing one out of every 38 employees.
Hiring

8 ways to create the workplace employees want

6/28/2016

As businesses make their slow transition from layoff mode to hiring, they may find that job-seekers have changed their expectations of employee benefits. They're beginning to demand everything from more comfortable work spaces to em­­ployer practices that nurture the psychological well-being of the workforce.
Terminations

When RIF affects someone who complained, prepare to show your process was fair

6/28/2016
If you ever have to consider cutting staff via a reduction in force, be sure to consider who among your employees might feel aggrieved enough to cause big legal trouble.
Employment Law

Customer race preference? Prepare for court

6/27/2016
Before you honor a customer’s race preference, remember that doing so could expose you to liability for racial discrimination.
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