If you don’t want something to appear on the front page of the newspaper, or to be read in front of a judge or jury, don’t put it in writing. Don’t email it, don’t text it, don’t Facebook it, and don’t tweet it.Read More
With the rise of consumer-driven health care and its emphasis on individuals taking more
responsibility for their health care choices, these apps are likely to grow in popularity.Read More
HR leaders generally feel their ideal role is one of broad leadership, but it is often far less than that.Read More
Online communities of practice are a great idea in theory, but without enough traffic, they quickly turn into online ghost towns.Read More
Technological changes, like Google Glass, could reinvent the workplace.Read More
Although I’ve heard the “In five years … ” line dozens of times about innovations like drone delivery, I wouldn’t bet against this. Meantime, let's not moan about the drone.Read More
Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches, scrub all protected information, and provide a sanitized report to those responsible for making the hiring decision.
Social media is not creating new laws, but is merely creating new applications of existing laws to an evolving communication and technology tool.Read More
Laws that prohibit smoking in the workplace are a floor, not a ceiling. You are free to ban e-cigarettes in your workplace, and should consider doing so.
Before you dismiss an employee’s request for a religious accommodation as silly or outrageous, stop, think, and decide whether the expense or difficultly in making the accommodating exceeds the cost and aggravation of defending a possible discrimination lawsuit.