Two-thirds of women who were given maternity leave were able to return to work within a year of their first pregnancy, according to the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington.
The tool focuses on three federal tax incentive programs: the Work Opportunity Credit, which can provide a maximum $2,400 tax credit; the Disabled Access Credit, which helps small businesses defray the cost of providing special equipment; and the Architectural Barrier Removal Tax Deduction, which provides a deduction of up to $15,000 for the removal of architectural and transportation barriers to persons with disabilities and senior citizens.Read More
Their missed work results in about $153 billion in lost productivity annually, according to data collected this year by Washington-based Gallup. Read More
The traditional back-office service provider joins the likes of Oracle, SAP and SuccessFactors in a crowded HR management software field with the unveiling of Vantage HCM.Read More
We know what we want to say, we know what we want it to mean, but we communicate in a way that means one thing to us but it's heard differently by the recipient. It all may be perfectly innocent but it can still cause friction and misunderstandings.Read More
Get people talking together. Don't permit 'scape-goating' to damage workplace camaraderie.Read More
How do you handle a director who is a bully, especially when the rest of administration does not see it (but her staff sure does)?
More employers are benefiting from a mobile workforce through improved productivity, increased employee satisfaction and reduced costs, but they also face new management challenges.Read More
We run a series of parking garages in urban areas across the United States. Recently our company promoted a handful of employees to supervisor positions. Now we are seeking ways to give them the necessary training to ease their transition. What are suggestions on training programs and/or training strategies?Read More
Research firm Gartner warns that more than 70 percent of IT-dominated social media initiatives will fail by 2012. Here, social media veterans provide tips for launching effective social networks.Read More