Category: HR Policies & Procedures

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.

DOL Reportedly Mulling Easing Rules on Teens in Hazardous Jobs

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is reportedly planning to change rules on youth employment so that more teens would be allowed to train to work in jobs deemed hazardous. But attorneys focusing on employment law issues warn that even if the change takes place, employers will still need to keep safety a priority and […]

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Myths about Moving Up

There are several myths about career advancement. Companies would do well to acknowledge and avoid playing into these myths in order to recruit and retain employees.

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What Is a Real-Time Review?

Performance reviews get their share of bad press. There are lots of reasons that more and more organizations are transitioning away from the traditional model of annual performance reviews.

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This Company Pays Employees (Twice!) to Go on Vacation: If They Can Prove It

In yesterday’s HR Daily Advisor we began to explore an interview with the Cassie Whitlock, HR Director at BambooHR, concerning the importance of financial wellness among employees. Today we’ll look at another benefit that they offer: twice-paid vacations, so long employees can prove they actually went.

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What if you Paid Your Employees to Be Financially Savvy?

“According to a recent study, 78 percent of full-time U.S. workers are living paycheck to paycheck and 71 percent said they are now in debt. Leading HR software provider BambooHR strongly believes that having good financial health is critical for its employees to not only live a less stressful life, but to help them do great work while […]

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Embrace Your Inner Whistleblower! (And Fight Retaliation Claims)

From one perspective, whistleblowing is an act of justice by a self-sacrificing hero, says Dr. Ken Broda‐Bahm; but from the other perspective, it’s the ultimate betrayal by a divisive malcontent. Once you understand that, Broda-Bahm adds, you can move your culture to a place where whistleblowers are much less of a threat.

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