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Federal contractors: Access new compliance guides

08/15/2019
The U.S. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has published a new series of compliance assistance guides to help employers navigate the confusing labyrinth of record keeping, posting and documentation rules that cover federal contractors.

Snapshot: 2020 variable pay budgets target the top

08/13/2019
Corporate officers will be eligible for far more variable pay than lower-ranking employees in 2020.

Prepare for gun violence in your workplace

08/13/2019
Workplace shootings, though rare, do take place—often in public places such as stores, malls and parking lots, but also in office buildings, factories and warehouses. Employers should have a plan in place to protect both employees and customers.

Even a 15-second presentation demands these basics

08/01/2019
Never take any moment in the spotlight for granted. This is a moment that shapes the way people perceive you; don’t let it get away from you! Always consider these essentials.

1-Minute Strategies: September ’19

08/01/2019
Evaluate your avatar … Wait, those weren’t real dinosaurs? … You’re not really high up at all! … The real Mr. Darcy … First (animals) in flight

McDonald’s strict grooming policy riles EEOC

08/01/2019
McDonald’s—the restaurant that pumps out carbon-copy burgers and unfailingly flawless fries—has found the limits of its exacting standards. People, it appears, cannot be packaged nearly so precisely.

The HR I.Q. Test: August ’19

08/01/2019
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

How rigid can our dress code be about imposing grooming standards?

07/30/2019
Q. Can we require male employees to keep their hair short? Also, can we require male employees to shave their beards?

As artificial intelligence permeates HR, regulation increases

07/30/2019
More and more organizations are beginning to use artificial intelligence tools in their workplaces—and in their HR functions. AI raises a host of issues that have prompted an array of federal and state regulations.

Work with IT to capture agreement to arbitrate

07/30/2019
Now that most hiring is handled electronically, it’s easier than ever to collect an employee’s acknowledgment that he agreed to the terms of an arbitration agreement.