There are dozens of details to take care of in the day-to-day operation of your department and your company. We give you case studies, news updates, best practices and training tips that keep your organization fully in compliance with ever-changing employment law, and you fully aware of emerging HR trends.
| Monday, February 24th, 2014
By William Taylor
Performance reviews and 360-degree feedback are important in any company because they help boost productivity and revenue, facilitate the assessment of potential issues at the workplace, and find sensible solutions to compel employees to do their job at their fullest potential.
| Friday, February 21st, 2014
Every year, the HR Daily Advisor staff and BLR’s HR attorney specialists pick the top best practices of the year. What’s hot in 2014? Take a look.
See if you think we’re getting it right. Plus, keep an eye on this space as we add more 2014 Best Practices, featuring free in-depth reports for you to download, courtesy of our sponsors.
| Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
By Fawaz Alomran
Do organizations utilize their employees’ capabilities to achieve their goals? Think of the implications of this question for a moment. Utilizing capabilities to a high extent is a far cry from just filling a vacancy or moving an employee from one function to another. This process starts at the gate—the main gate of any organization, its recruitment and selection function where selecting the best fit is a real challenge!
| Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
By Drenna D. Shive, PHR
Let’s face it; if you’ve worked in HR for any period of time, you probably know what needs to be done to prevent employment discrimination and lawsuits. But often times, your managers don’t know. They rely on you … or do they?
| Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Sometimes it seems as though there are a thousand ways supervisors and managers—although well-meaning—can get it wrong, and end up begging for employee lawsuits. We’ve distilled it down into 10 major sins HR can talk to its managers and supervisors about. Here, BLR editor Steve Bruce presents the 10 Sins of Supervisors–with the help of actor portrayals/examples–and explains why and how to avoid each mistake and keep your company out of legal trouble.
| Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Are you interested in becoming an HR Blogger for a website with an engaged HR audience and community? Would you like to share your HR expertise with more than 240,000 readers? Do you want to have your name out there? We’re looking for guest posts from you!
| Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
Yesterday’s Advisor featured advantages and disadvantages of having an HRIS (Human Resources Information System). Today, a handy checklist for seeing where your systems stand with regard to personnel records, plus an introduction to BLR’s unique 10-minutes-at-a-time training system.
| Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
For departments that are not fully digitized, this is a good time to review your status. What is an HRIS (Human Resources Information System)? We’re defining it as a software or online platform that assists HR professionals by integrating the management of employee data with the performance of common HR tasks.
| Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
In yesterday’s Advisor, EEOC mediator Elizabeth Marcus offered “8 myths of mediation.” Today, more of her tips for making mediation work, plus an introduction to the all-things-HR-in-one-place website, HR.BLR.com.
| Monday, January 20th, 2014
Mediation is mocked in some parts of the country, but New England region attorneys at a recent meeting of the Employers’ Counsel Network reported good experiences with the process. EEOC Mediator Elizabeth Marcus offered her eight myths of mediation at the meeting.