Category: HR Policies & Procedures

Keep your company in compliance with federal and state laws while you set the appropriate tone for your organization. Get tips on developing solid HR policies that will hold up to scrutiny, along with quick-reading summaries of significant white papers that provide perspective to help you evaluate policy choices in terms of your organization.

What Is Positive Discipline?

Facing the prospect of disciplining an employee, many managers would rather … not. Having difficult conversations like this is one of the more frustrating and cumbersome (and, let’s face it, sometimes awkward) tasks a manager faces. And for HR managers, who may be tasked with employee discipline (directly or by assisting) or with training managers […]

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DACA Developments are Front-Burner Issue for Employers

With new headlines seeming to pop up daily as the courts and Congress address the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, employers have their hands full keeping track of how the national immigration debate affects their workers.

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Can Wearable Technology and Predictive Analytics Prevent Workplace Violence?

In late January, it was revealed that wearable activity trackers, such as Fitbit, were doing more than just tracking activity. These wearables were also sharing very sensitive military information, unbeknownst to its users. While wearables may pose a threat to your company’s secure data, could they potentially save your employees’ lives, too?

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What Is Neurodiversity?

Does your organization have an opinion on hiring to ensure neurodiversity? While diversity is something most organizations pay attention to (and even strive for), neurodiversity may not be on your radar yet.

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Attention HR Pros: Certification Exams are Getting a Makeover

U.S.-based Human Resource management practices are quickly transforming and growing more complex. Senior-level HR professionals play expanded roles in the strategic advancement of business outcomes. All HR professionals are also asked to help champion employee engagement and to support improved business decisions with data-driven analytics.

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Is There a Conflict of Interest in HR Roles?

HR professionals have to wear many hats. They have to be a confidant for employees to turn to with concerns. They have to be up to date on legal issues to protect the organization. They have to act as a professional recruiter to bring in top talent (or coordinate such activities). They have to understand […]

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Gallup Flags 3 Trends That Will Change Our Workplaces—Forever

The “future of work” has been the topic of much conversation of late. It’s not surprising—after all, forewarned is forearmed. With that hunger for credible and actionable predictions in mind, Gallup has identified some “disruptive workplace trends” that employers should take heed of, and begin preparing for, sooner rather than later:

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