Is there a moral to this story? If anything, it’s that the best meetings — for me, at least — seldom happen at a booth.Read More
As with any career, HR comes with its fair share of drudgery, but beyond that, HR drives the organization forward and affects each and every one of us on a personal level.
The annual SHRM conference is without the HR Certification Institute in attendance, though HRCI is throwing a party of its own just down the street.Read More
At some point soon who knew what and when will become moot, but before we get to that point, someone needs to set the record straight.Read More
Is a transfer to the very same position, for which, just nine months earlier, an employee had applied, an 'adverse employment action' sufficient to support a claim of discrimination? Amazingly, the 6th Circuit answered, 'Yes.'Read More
Social media has the ability to turn a forgotten event into a viral nightmare. Certainly there are instances when you will have no choice but to fire someone for something posted online.Read More
Assistant director of HR, University of West Georgia in CarrolltonRead More
Senior director of HR and administration, University of Louisville (Kentucky) PhysiciansRead More
We are in the process of rewriting job descriptions. What are some effective ways to do this without causing undue alarm? Are there a specific set of steps that companies should follow when tackling this project? And are there any good evaluation tools to assess how effective/complete our descriptions are?
—New Definitions, OD administrator, health care, Scottsdale, Arizona
Employers are focusing on current economic conditions and the policies of the Obama administration this year, according to a survey conducted by law firm Littler Mendelson. Read More