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Data analytics surge as enabler of good HR decisions

07/23/2019
HR professionals increasingly base their business decisions and organizational recommendations on rigorous data analysis, according to a new “Pulse of HR” survey by payroll provider Paychex.

HR & the future workplace: Start planning for these 5 realities

07/23/2019
Here are five things you should know about advanced technologies and the workplace. All have potentially significant effects on HR functions and the work HR professionals do.

Follow the 3 E’s to make compliance training effective

07/23/2019
The best compliance training includes these three elements, says attorney Joe Beachboard, managing director of the Ogletree Deakins law firm.

Merger in your future? Focus on middle managers

07/16/2019
Building engagement and buy-in from middle management of the acquired company is key to a successful merger, according to new research by The Conference Board.

Beware data theft at airport charging stations

07/16/2019
According to a report in Forbes magazine, hackers have apparently found a way to modify the USB and other ports on airport charging stations to download data when travelers plug in their laptops and smartphones.

Marijuana policies up for grabs despite restrictive DEA rulings

07/09/2019
Twice in the last three years, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration has denied petitions to “reschedule” marijuana under the Controlled Sub-stances Act—despite a growing number of state initiatives to legalize it.

Houston manufacturer maxes out on OSHA fines

07/02/2019
Custom Rubber Products in Houston has earned the dubious distinction of being assessed the maximum fine allowed under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

… You’re coaching staff on how to deal with angry customers

06/26/2019
Sometimes your customers are angry. Very angry. And your front-line team members have to bear the brunt of that rage, even if they have nothing to do with creating it. Here are some strategies that can help your team face customers’ wrath.

Apprenticeship rule announced, plus millions in program support

06/25/2019
The U.S. Department of Labor on June 24 announced a proposed rule “to advance the development of high-quality, industry-recognized apprenticeship programs.”

The HR I.Q. Test: July ’19

06/20/2019
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.