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  • ADA & Disabilities (430)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act protects qualified disabled employees from discrimination. HR Daily Advisor gives you the background you need on who’s covered, what constitutes a “reasonable accommodation”, issues involving health insurance and medical leave, tax incentives for employers, and more.

  • Ask the Expert (56)

  • Benefits (1840)

    From 401(k) plans to vacation policy, this topic gives HR and Compensation professionals specific strategies on how to handle benefit plans. Articles also provide guidance to brokers, advisers and consultants.

  • California HR (3069)

    Many call California the nation’s hot bed for employment laws and regulations. There are many HR considerations that only apply to California employers. Check out these resources to develop a strategically focused HR plan while also staying abreast of critical compliance challenges under California and federal law.

  • Communication (77)

    Communication is the key to success in any company and professional relationship. That is why strategic communication is critical for any HR professional.

  • Compensation (1393)

    This topic provides guidance on how to handle compensation issues in a way that attracts and retains the best talent and advances the strategic goals of your business. You get news and tips on what’s going on nationally and in the states, and updates on changes in regulations, possible governmental action, and emerging compensation trends.

  • Compensation Administration (55)

    This topic provides guidance on how to best apply an agreed upon compensation strategy. There are a lot of tasks involved, from tracking existing compensation packages, to setting up compensation frequencies.

  • Compensation Planning (40)

    Planning compensation packages, strategies, and frequencies require the latest information in compensation trends and practices. That is what this topic is all about.

  • Culture, Engagement, Branding (94)

    Your workplace’s culture is directly connected to your employee engagement as well as your employer brand. Each of these is vitally important towards attracting and retaining top talent.

  • Diversity Insight (639)

    Diversity Insight features business-focused strategies from your HR peers with real-life lessons in diversity management. Use Diversity Insight for the latest strategies on waging peace between multi-generational workers, satisfying the unique needs of the disabled, respecting employee religious beliefs, and more.

  • E-pinions (524)

    Welcome to Daily Advisor’s Op-Ed page, where BLR Founder and Publisher Bob Brady and other HR notables freely express their thoughts on HR today and in the future. “Notables,” by the way, includes you! If you’ve got an idea for a 500-700 word column on any HR topic, we’d love to have you as a guest columnist. Just describe your idea in a brief email and send it HRDailyAdvisor@blr.com. Be sure to note it’s for an “E-pinions” article, and give us a phone number and best time to call. All submissions become the property of BLR, Inc.

  • Employment Law (509)

    Employment law is the bread and butter of the HR Daily Advisor. Check out articles from this topic to see what the latest rules and regulations are, as well as track important employment law cases.

  • EntertainHR (260)

    Posts focus on what not to do in the workplace, based on examples from television, film, and other popular media.

  • FLSA/Wages (641)

    The revision of FLSA and other wage and hour regulations presents a compliance challenge for companies nationwide. Employees once classified as exempt may be reclassified as hourly, and vice versa. Sometimes it’s in your company’s best interest to reclassify employees, but you need to be able to weigh the costs and benefits. We show you how, and give you valuable case studies and news updates on the wage and hour front.

  • Friday Funday (13)

    Talk a walk on the fun side of HR every Friday with our segment Friday Funday.

  • Harassment (161)

    When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, you can’t be too careful. HR Daily Advisor gives you background on the federal and state guidelines and essential elements of an anti-harassment policy and program. Get analysis, news, training tips for managers and employees, and more.

  • Hiring & Recruiting (811)

    Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

  • HR Hero Line (1020)

    HR best practices, employment law tips, news and analysis, Q&As, and lessons learned from the courtroom.

  • HR Management (888)

    There are dozens of details to take care of in the day-to-day operation of your department and your company. We give you case studies, news updates, best practices and training tips that keep your organization fully in compliance with ever-changing employment law, and you fully aware of emerging HR trends.

  • HR Policies & Procedures (1085)

    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.

  • HR Strange But True (708)

    Catch up on the latest odd, offbeat, and humorous HR stories.

  • HR Technology (26)

    It’s hard to talk HR at all today without talking HR Technology. From your ATS to your HRIS we’ve got all of your tech acronyms covered in this category.

  • HR Videos (6)

    This topic contains video content related to human resources.

  • HR Works Podcast (22)

    This Eddie award-winning podcast provides clear, relevant, actionable information on topics that matter to human resources (HR) professionals.

  • Infographics (13)

    This topic includes any graphical representations of research, best practices, and other HR related content.

  • Job Descriptions (87)

    You use job descriptions for everything from hiring to evaluation, so you want your descriptions to be as precise as possible. Use our tips to help you refine your job descriptions, stay competitive in your industry, and attract the best qualified employees.

  • Leadership (106)

    For the HR executive.

  • Leave Management, Policy, and Compliance (618)

    Managing employee leave is one of HR’s most annoying (and thankless) tasks. First of all, there’s the federal FMLA, which is notoriously difficult to manage, and commonly gamed by employees. Stack on top of that state leave laws that usually conflict with the plus various pregnancy and disability laws. And then there’s the plethora of other types of leave like bereavement, jury duty, and military leave, each of which has its own quirks and challenges. This topic explores this in depth.

  • Leave Policy/Compliance (338)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act protects qualified disabled employees from discrimination. HR Daily Advisor gives you the background you need on who’s covered, what constitutes a “reasonable accommodation”, issues involving health insurance and medical leave, tax incentives for employers, and more.

  • Mastering Leadership (18)

    This blog will draw upon the lessons Gregg Thompson has learned over the past 25 years working with some amazing companies and even more amazing leaders. The main overriding objective: to help you gain fresh insight into this very important social dimension we call leadership and incorporate this insight into the next chapter of your career.

  • Most Read (5)

  • News (1086)

    The world of human resources is constantly changing. In this topic we present relevant HR related news.

  • Northern Exposure (542)

    Employment law articles for U.S. companies with employees in Canada. Written by the attorneys at Fasken Martineau law firm.

  • Oswald Letter (408)

    Dan Oswald, CEO of Simplify Compliance, writes about management, leadership, and the workplace. Occasional guest articles are written by other leaders and C-Suite executives from BLR. 

  • Pay for Performance (4)

    This topic explores the idea that employees should get pay raises and bonuses based on their performance.

  • Q&A (26)

    Check out this category for articles where we ask the questions, and industry experts provide the answers.

  • Resources for Humans (279)

    HR Book reviews brought to you by the HR Daily Advisor and BLR editorial team.

  • Series Posts (2)

    Sometimes a story is too long to post all at once. That’s when we rely on series.

  • Strategic HR (747)

    Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.

  • That's What She Said (310)

    A blog by the attorneys at the law firm of Ford & Harrison about the popular television series “The Office.” Each article takes a look at a different episode, and summarizes the employment law lessons for the week.

  • Training (386)

    Employees are valuing career development more than ever—it’s a sign that the company is willing to invest in their future. How are businesses approaching training today? What are their pain points, and what topics are being addressed in training?

  • Uncategorized (780)

    Oops! One way or another these articles never got properly categorized.

  • Wage and Hour (16)

    Wage and hour articles tend to focus on compliance issues surrounding this topic. From how to implement time clocks to when you do or do not have to pay for breaks are just a few of the kinds of things you’ll find in this section.

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