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Report: 10 steps help prep for an older workforce

01/28/2020
Workers over the age of 50 represent that fastest-growing age cohort in many industrialized nations, according to a new report by the Mercer consulting firm. Mercer developed 10 things employers can do now to become “age-ready.”

Top 5 priorities for HR leaders in 2020

01/21/2020
HR must focus on five key measures to drive business in 2020, according to the Gartner business advisory firm.

Snapshot: Teens were a decade of falling unemployment

01/21/2020
After hitting 10% in 2009 following the Great Recession, the U.S. unemployment rate fell steadily through the 2010s.

Small steps that relieve big-time job stress

01/16/2020
If you’re like lots of HR pros, the clock is your biggest source of stress. Finding enough time in the day to complete every necessary project can be difficult, and that can take a toll on your emotional well-being.

Clear harassment policies, reporting procedures protect both victims and employers

01/15/2020
Employers sometimes assume that the safest course of action is to fire any employee accused of harassment. But that can be a painful choice if the employee is hard to replace or is otherwise a good worker.

In San Antonio, ‘English-only’ rule exposed even more bias

01/15/2020
Former owners of La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio have agreed to pay more than $2.5 million to settle EEOC national-origin discrimination charges.

Study identifies best, worst cities for jobseekers

01/14/2020
A booming employment market is good news for jobseekers—and signals a super-competitive hiring environment for employers. A new study by personal finance advisor WalletHub finds that hiring prospects vary greatly from locale to locale.

4 HR influences in the 2020s

01/14/2020
Four trends will drive HR in the coming decade, according to “HR 2020: What the Future Holds,” a report by the Mercer consulting firm.

Don’t shorten 2020 to 20

01/14/2020
Anti-fraud experts offer some easy-to-follow advice that could prevent costly financial shenanigans: When preparing business forms, documents and checks, don’t abbreviate the year 2020 with a simple 20.

Precisely document justification for policies

01/08/2020
Here’s an important reminder when creating or modifying employment policies: Treat every memo as if it will end up as evidence in a lawsuit.