Category: HR Management & Compliance

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.

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How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Get Work Done

There’s a paradox when it comes to emotional intelligence: Those who lack it rarely see the value in attempting to get better at it. It’s dismissed as an unimportant “soft skill,” and the conversation moves on. However, to be successful in a professional setting, the tenets of emotional intelligence, or emotional quotient (EQ), are too […]

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Level Up Your HR Practices: How To Clarify Your HR Needs

HR is an ever-evolving road to finding out what works best for your organization and, most importantly, its people. Finding the best solution is no easy task. It’s too easy to get bogged down by inefficient or frustrating systems and outdated practices and for the “human” element of HR to fall by the wayside. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

What Is the Part-Time Worker Bill of Rights Act?

The Part-Time Worker Bill of Rights Act is new legislation proposed in Congress to provide additional protections for part-time workers. It has been introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Jan Schakowsky. The timing of the bill’s introduction coincides with the busy holiday season—a season when many employers rely even more heavily on hiring seasonal […]

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Drug Testing Best Practices in the Wake of Cannabis Legalization

In a work environment fraught with new issues and subsequent litigation, it is essential that employers establish employee best practices. When properly drafted and effectively implemented, these policies can protect employers and their employees, as well as maximize productivity. While laws do change from state to state, this article contains information that will be useful […]

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Top Workplace Trends to Be on the Lookout for in 2020

2020 is here, but what will this new decade hold? Over the last few weeks, we’ve been covering the top 2020 HR predictions. Now that 2020 is here, will these predictions pan out? While that remains to be seen, we’re throwing a few more predicted trends onto the fire that has become “the future of […]

Implementing Change Management Processes

Having worked in change management for a decade, I often find that change can come across as “fluffy” or “esoteric” or be dismissed as a “nice to have.” While many experts cite different methodologies and frameworks, I find the most effective approach is to keep it straightforward and simple. Connecting change to the everyday is […]

Supporting New Parent Employees Beyond Paid Leave

Paid maternity and paternity leave has been a long-debated topic in the United States, as it is one of the last remaining developed countries without formal legislation in place guaranteeing working parents paid time off to care for their new babies. As more and more companies today look to support new parents in the workplace […]