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Accommodate hairstyles based on religious beliefs

Discrimination lawsuits involving hairstyles are all the rage—as are new laws and regulations protecting natural and ethnic hairstyles.

Research examines how HR leadership shakes out in varying segments

The field of human resources is constantly changing, and this is a good time to check the industry’s pulse and examine the current state of HR leadership.

The top 5 KPIs to prioritize in 2023

It’s a new year, so it’s the perfect time to set some new strategic goals and KPIs. If you need guidance or inspiration for your 2023 HR key performance indicators, XpertHR released a report on the top five KPIs HR professionals must prioritize in 2023.

The HR I.Q. Test: February ’23

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

5 policy tips for managing workplace romance

Whether co-worker relationships develop on the shop floor or over Zoom, they pose the same risks for HR professionals charged with maintaining workplace harmony and limiting legal liability.

House committee sets sights on Biden administration labor measures

Don’t look for much legislating in the next two years with Democrats controlling the Senate and Republicans holding a slim majority in the House of Representatives. That doesn’t mean nothing will happen on Capitol Hill. House Republicans have signaled they will spend much of their time investigating Biden administration activities.

4 practical ways to foster diversity at work

Employers that say they want a more diverse workforce too often take the easy way out. They form a diversity, equity and inclusion committee, sponsor a few DEI workshops and then wait for change to happen. It hardly ever works. Here are four elements of a plan to promote DEI in your organization.

Worried about a new hire? ‘Salvage operation’ tips

Most managers have faced this dilemma at least once in their careers: A candidate looks great on paper and gives a knockout interview; but two weeks into the new job, you’re less than enthused. You now have a choice: Cut your losses or run a salvage operation.

Snapshot: Google’s top HR-related search terms of 2022

Who’s tired of quiet quitting? Apparently not Google users. The term averaged more monthly searches than any other HR-related Google query last year.

Protect your company with a sound termination policy

Terminating employees, particularly involuntarily, is a part of the job that most business owners and HR managers dread. Firing or laying off staff members is a tough decision, but it sometimes needs to be done due to misconduct or business changes. And when it does, it’s vital to have a legally sound termination policy in place.