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Benefits

  1. Posted in: BenefitsLiving on Easy Street in Retirement? EBRI Study Reveals Shaky Sense of ConfidenceAbout 64 percent of workers today say they think they will be able to retire comfortably, but when asked specific questions about being able to ...
  2. health care education, health literacy, stethoscope and book Posted in: BenefitsOvercoming 4 Barriers in Communicating High-Value Health Plans to EmployeesChanging deeply ingrained behaviors requires persistent nudging and smart design. It takes effort, but by leveraging the following best practices, employers can successfully drive enrollment ...
  3. Posted in: BenefitsA New Look at CaregivingOrganizations must have cultures of trust and compassion, so employees can be transparent about the burdens they manage outside of work and so their work ...

Compensation

  1. Posted in: CompensationDepartment of Labor Trying to Get Employees PAID for Inadvertent FLSA ViolationsThe Department of Labor's pilot program PAID would permit employers to self-report FLSA violations to the DOL without risk of litigation or enforcement proceedings.
  2. Posted in: CompensationSave Money on OT Payments With the Fluctuating WorkweekIn my never-ending quest to show you how many different ways you can screw up paying your employees under the federal wage and hour laws, ...
  3. Posted in: CompensationEmployee Blues Can Be Cheered By More Green, Survey FindsAn unhappy employee can be an unproductive employee. Based on a recent survey by jobs website Indeed, only 19 percent of workers are satisfied with ...

HR Administration

  1. Posted in: HR AdministrationEmployee Feedback: Enabling a Career Path Starts With the TruthAn honest performance appraisal will help, not derail, an employee’s career path.
  2. Posted in: HR Administration6 Human Resources Habits Needed to Survive Enterprise TransformationA human resources management executive with these skills is perfectly placed to help transform the top and bottom lines and lead the business in a ...
  3. Posted in: HR AdministrationWorkforce Names Its 2018 Optimas Awards FinalistsWorkforce has announced the finalists for its 2018 Optimas Awards, which recognize creative people-management initiatives and human resources strategies that deliver measurable business results. “For ...

Legal

  1. Posted in: LegalNo One Should Be Told to ‘Suck It Up’ After Requesting FMLA LeaveIf this was August 2017, I would be touting today's post as a strong contender for the "Worst Employer of the Year." It says a ...
  2. Posted in: LegalJuicing Up the Reasonable Accommodation for a Diabetic EmployeeWould you rather spend seven figures to lose a lawsuit, or $1.69 to allow a diabetic employee to drink a bottle of orange juice? The ...
  3. Posted in: LegalWorkplace Discrimination Laws Do Protect Employees From Non-employeesIgnore any harassment, whether by an employee, customer, vendor, delivery person or anyone else, at your own risk.

Recruitment

  1. Posted in: RecruitmentRetail Recruiters Can Swipe for the Right CandidateRetail recruiting may be getting a whole lot easier thanks to the recent launch of Capango. The job-matching platform built by Natural Insight, a cloud-based ...
  2. Posted in: RecruitmentSector Report: Navigating the Patchwork of Screening RegulationsThe patchwork of background screening regulations is putting companies at risk — but screening vendors are trying to help. Also, the 2018 Hot List for ...
  3. Posted in: Recruitment2018 Workforce Game Changer: Erin ZimmermannIt takes a special person to find talented and compassionate employees to provide 24/7 services to people with developmental disabilities at Emmaus Homes. Erin Zimmermann ...

Staffing Management

  1. Posted in: Staffing ManagementWhy Companies Should Rethink Their Approach to FreelancersTry to focus on the employee experience to build opportunities to work with talent in different ways.
  2. Posted in: Staffing ManagementLarge Firm or Boutique Shop, Company Culture Is Vital to SuccessAmong the variables that can differentiate a company’s culture is its size. Whether the organization is large or a boutique firm, it’s possible to have ...
  3. Posted in: Staffing ManagementPeople Moves: July 2018Marie-Claire Barker to Edelman; Gene Raffone to Russell Investments; Dimitra Manis to S&P Global; Sonya Hinds to Interim HealthCare Inc.; Rebecca Robins to Interbrand; Jess ...

Training

  1. Posted in: TrainingSector Report: Your Training Program Is Not EnoughLearners are disappointed in their options. Old learning models aren’t providing employees with the knowledge they need to achieve their ambitions. Also, the 2018 Hot ...
  2. Posted in: TrainingSHRM 2018: People at the End of Every PolicyBeing adaptable to change is important, but sometimes the procedures and policies in effect in the workplace are not up to date. The Society for ...
  3. Posted in: Training2018 Workforce Game Changer: Laura RoenickRoenick, 35, has been a part of many projects that have pushed diversity and inclusion initiatives at United Talent Agency.

Technology

  1. Posted in: TechnologyAre Digital Addiction Claims About to Invade Your Workplace?There is no doubt that addiction is a protected disability under the ADA (and Ohio's parallel law). Typically, we think of addiction as relating to drugs or alcohol. ...
  2. Posted in: TechnologyProtecting Your Business From Being Omarosa’d: Workplace Recordings and the LawOmarosa Manigault-Newman, formerly a contestant on Donald Trump's The Apprentice and also formerly an employee in President Trump's White House, secretly recorded Chief of Staff ...
  3. Posted in: TechnologyWorkforce Game Changers in HR TechThree of Workforce's 2018 Game Changers have shared with us the trends and innovations in the HR tech space and what excites them about their ...

Workplace Culture

  1. Posted in: Workplace CultureEffective Communication Skills in the Workplace and in a Cold Mountain HutCommunication comes in many different intonations and actions, both in everyday life and at work.
  2. Posted in: Workplace CultureAdvice for Gen Z: Demand a Better Workplace Than We DidMy longstanding battle of idealism vs. cynicism continues with Rick Bell, editorial director at Workforce. When I worked alongside Rick at Workforce for some eight ...
  3. Posted in: Workplace CultureOn Religious Liberty vs. Workplace Discrimination LawsOne EEOC commissioner makes the case for diversity in the workplace.