HR Management

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.

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HIPPOs Are the Enemy of the Geeks

Special from HR Tech Las Vegas
In yesterday’s Advisor, consultant Andrew McAfee offered his thoughts on the rapidly developing world of technology. Today, his take on the role of geeks and HIPPOs.

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What Do Driverless Cars Have to Do with HR?

Special from HR Tech Las Vegas
From the abject terror of riding in a driverless car, to the pleasure of cows being milked by a robot milker, the second machine age is affecting everything, including HR, says Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Must Accrued Vacation Time Be Paid Upon Termination?

Do employers have to pay out the wage equivalent of the accrued vacation time for an employee upon termination? Does the answer depend on whether the employee quits or is terminated for cause? Does the answer depend on whether the employee belongs to a union?

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How Do You Get New HR Programs Accepted?

SPECIAL from HR Tech Las Vegas
Yesterday’s Advisor covered HR Tech’s “Creating Intelligence Out of Data” Panel; today, more Q&A from Las Vegas.

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Creating Intelligence Out of Data

SPECIAL from HR Tech Las Vegas
Among the interesting offerings at HR Tech, held recently in Las Vegas, was an informative panel discussion that offered real-world problems and solutions from three respected HR leaders.

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HRIS Shopping? Factors to Consider

In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at trends in technology and Human Resources Information Systems (HRISs) for HR. Today, for guidance on what to look for in HRISs, we again turn to BLR’s recently published HR Playbook: HR’s Game Plan for the Future.

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Tech Takeover of HR? Playbook on HRIS

No secret, technologies are having a tremendous impact on HR. For some guidance on this trend, we turned to BLR’s recently-published HR Playbook: HR’s Game Plan for the Future.

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Reputation Word Cloud Helps Rate Your Branding

Yesterday’s Advisor featured tips from Employer Branding for Dummies, by Alicia Garibaldi (published by John Wiley & Sons). Garibaldi recommends a reputation word cloud (see example below) to highlight positive and negative perceptions of your company.

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Strategy, Mission, and Vision: How Do They All Fit Together?

A lot of buzzwords get thrown around in business today. Some of them are productive, some of them are trendy, and some are confusing. What can be especially confusing is when multiple words are used to convey related but separate themes. Employees and managers alike are often confused by the difference between their company’s vision, mission, and strategy. While striving for consistency across each area, it’s easy for these ideas to overlap significantly. Let’s take a look at each of the three: what they are, what are the key differences, and how they all fit together.

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Employer Branding for Dummies

Need Employer Branding 101? A new book, Employer Branding for Dummies, released in a special edition sponsored by Glassdoor.com, offers guidance for all employers in developing and maintaining their employer brand.

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