Tag: human resources

Paying Police and Firefighters: Serving the Public and Our Workplaces

Police officers and firefighters have special overtime rules. Overtime pay for most employees is based on a 7-day workweek. Overtime pay for police officers, firefighters, and related employees, on the other hand, may be determined on a 28-day work period.

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caregiving

Bracing for the Boomer Bomb: How Senior Care Will Impact Your Workplace

Stories of companies introducing and expanding maternity and paternity leave plans have been well documented in the media. Whether a byproduct of the talent wars or recognition that there is, indeed, a business case for family-friendly benefits, these new supports are a net positive for new parent employees. But care is not reserved solely for […]

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5 Things Every CEO Needs to Know About HR

In the past century, Human Resources has evolved from “Welfare Officer” and “Labor Manager” to the modern HR role, often known as “Chief People Officer” or “VP of People.” Even for HR leaders who hold on to the 1980s and 1990s title of “Human Resource Management,” the reality is that today HR leaders are no […]

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CEOs Expect Significant Investment in Technology Over Next 3 Years

U.S. Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) are highly confident about their business prospects over the next 3 years and will focus on investing in new technologies in order to remain competitive and grow, according to a study released today by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm.  

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New Study Debunks Major Myths Around Background Checks for Employers

“Never judge a book by its cover.” A common phrase that in terms of recruitment means something very unique. When it comes to selecting the best candidates to work for your company, going deeper than just face value should be a routine practice. According to a new CareerBuilder survey that outlines myths around background checks, […]

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Why Happy Employees Breed Happy Customers

by Ellen Humphrey, senior vice president of Human Resources, Appirio

How do you make your employees happy? As an HR professional or executive for your company, this is a question that’s likely always top of mind. And for good reason—having a team of happy, engaged employees is not just good for office morale, it’s good for your customers, too.

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Predictive Scheduling Provides Shift Notice and Income Consistency for Employees

Imagine having difficulty scheduling childcare or attending classes after work to further your education, because your schedule was constantly changing from day to day and from week to week. People who work in the retail, food services, and hospitality industries often face this issue when trying to plan their life outside working hours.

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