Effective January 1, 2019, California law will extend protections against discrimination in employment to military reservists.
Many modern offices boast a smart, stylish reception area and state-of-the-art meeting rooms—both of which give visiting clients and potential new recruits the perfect first impression.
Caregiving has been labeled a national health crisis by the National Alliance for Caregiving. According to a Gallup-Healthways survey, over 20% of employees are providing traditional caregiving to family members. As a result of their caregiving responsibilities, 70% report work-related difficulties and as many as 70% struggle with depression and other health issues. Caregiving also […]
On any given day, it’s not unusual to walk past an office conference room and find balloons and a “Happy Retirement” banner floating over a group of coworkers gathered for a colleague’s send-off. But what happens after the party? Often, the life of leisure loses its luster, and the retiree seeks a return to the […]
When we interview a potential new hire, HR professionals assess the candidate against a list of key skills and personal characteristics needed for the job. Let’s turn the tables and see what that list of key attributes would look like for a human resources management professional.
It’s time to give the 1:1 meeting a long overdue makeover. With many organizations shifting to ongoing performance management, there’s a growing awareness that regular check-ins between managers and employees are good for everyone. Unfortunately, very few organizations offer guidance to improve how they discuss challenges and give feedback. Here are three tips to help […]
Conflict resolution in the workplace can be broken down into steps to simplify the process. By doing so, HR and managers can ensure more effective communication and a more effective conflict resolution process.
QUESTION: My company often sends employees home without pay for various offenses, such as egregious dress code violations, insubordination, and slacking off. Sometimes, the employee is told to return the next day, and sometimes the suspension runs for a few days or more while we investigate. I wouldn’t want anyone to know I’m asking, but […]
In a part one of this article we featured the California Employment Law Letter’s take on the importance of a good job description. Today, we look at the key components every job description must contain.