Your managers may think they’re doing a good job of interviewing and hiring, says New York attorney Barbara Meister Cummins, but most of them are “traveling without a map.” Here are 5 of Cummins’s “Top Failures”:
I was reminded recently that it isn’t the next great talent that you find but the one that’s already in your organization that you’re able to keep that really counts. Think about all the time you spend writing the perfect job ad to attract the best candidates. Then you must screen dozens, if not hundreds, […]
Reading about sports superstars can provide HR professionals with valuable insight into the motivation and behavior of the employees you work with every day.
Litigation Value: < $10,000 to settle the claims from Kevin’s inappropriate behavior; $50,000 in attorneys’ fees to deal with the ICE investigation for hiring an undocumented worker; potential untold damages for negligent hiring and retention if the friendly former surgeon later hurts someone like he did at his last employer. This week, Oscar wants to spend more […]
The U.S. Senate recently voted 62-30 vote to end debate on legislation that would give employers a payroll tax exemption for hiring new employees in 2010. The vote to end debate clears the way for a final vote on the legislation. Join us this fall in San Francisco for the California Employment Law Update conference, […]
by Rita M. McKinney Supervisors can be an employer’s frontline of protection against costly discrimination claims — if they’re armed with the right information and training. Here are 11 important things every supervisor needs to know. Basic Training for Supervisors – easy-to-read guides to avoid legal hazards, covering more than 17 areas of supervisor training […]
According to a report released in November by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), African American and Hispanic workers were hit particularly hard during the first year of the current recession. The report notes that while “the overall labor market conditions deteriorated markedly in 2008 following the onset of the recession in December 2007 . […]
What people do matters a whole lot more than what they say they’ll do. This statement should not surprise anyone. Actions speak louder than words. Then why is it that “smooth talkers” and “big talkers” often bluff and bluster their way though life despite their actions being very different than their rhetoric? People get caught […]
Two years ago, your company offered Bob a job, and he turned you down in favor of a newer, flashier start-up.
Donnell Roberts had recently been terminated from his job at the Barona Resort and Casino in San Diego County. Last week, he walked into the casino and killed his former manager with a shotgun before taking his own life.