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.
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.
Maternity leave is so 2015. Like resolutions, trend forecasting has become a rite of passage around the arrival of each New Year. Through safe bets and bold predictions, we look ahead to what the year will hold. Over time, these trends cease to be trends—they become entrenched in our workplaces, and they mature.
by Elaine Varelas, managing partner of Keystone Partners While attending the International HR Conference in Barcelona, Spain recently, Keystone Partners’ Managing Partner, Elaine Varelas, brought back insights on new trends in global leadership.
Now that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule changes have been put on hold, what should employers do? That, in part, depends on the steps your company took to prepare. In May 2016, the federal DOL released final changes to the overtime regulations. With this final rule, the DOL sought to update the salary […]
Checking to see that an employee is using Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave properly doesn’t necessarily amount to illegal interference with the worker’s rights, a federal appeals court made clear in a recent ruling.
Having one of the largest forces in the world, caring for U.S. veterans when they leave the military includes helping them find gainful employment. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 37% of employers say they will actively recruit for veterans over the next 12 months—remaining flat over last year (37%), but still up from 33% […]
Part of being an HR professional is sifting through the piles of résumés and job applications trying to find the right fit for the role. However, as an HR professional, you may also encounter some very cringe-worthy typos, poor grammar, or misinformation within these résumés and applications. Recently, CareerBuilder reached out to the HR community […]
As an HR professional, how many unusual methods have you seen from your interviewees? Today we’ll go over a list of what some candidates have done to try to get noticed and how you should handle them.
A new survey has uncovered what could be viewed by some as a discriminatory practice where one species is favored over another in the workplace. No, we are not referring to humans over Vulcans or Klingons. We are talking canis familiaris over felis catus!