Tag: Game Plan

2016— HR Under Siege

Yesterday’s Advisor presented tips from a distinguished panel of employment law experts on the “perfect storm” that’s brewing for HR in 2016. Today, more, including the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) aggressive march into HR territory. Attorney John Husband, with Holland & Hart LLP, moderated the panel at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium held recently […]

How to Maintain Useful Telecommuting

Yesterday’s Advisor explored some of the best practices HR can employ to ensure that telecommuting is effective and productive. Today, we present more tips on how to keep your telecommuters functional and aboveboard. Telecommuting is increasingly common in all manner of industries. Making sure that your policies serve both your employees and the company fairly […]

“READ … MY … FAX!” Is NOT a Good Termination Meeting!

Yesterday’s Advisor celebrated Back to the Future: Part II on the date of Emmett “Doc” Brown and Marty McFly time-traveling to October 21, 2015—and it highlighted a few scenes that were surprisingly applicable to HR. Today, we revisit the scene with the greatest human resources implications—Future Marty’s termination via fax—and examine how, unlike the DeLorean, […]

Internal Hiring to the Rescue

The latest survey by the American Management Association states that one third of organizations prefer to hire within. What are the other two thirds missing out on? Today’s Advisor will explore the ups and downs of this topic.

Mobile Recruiting Websites—Good Examples and Strategic Approaches

In yesterday’s Advisor, expert Matt Adam busted three myths of mobile recruiting while speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, recently held in San Diego. Today, Adams shares a good example of a mobile site, plus several ways to best approach recruiting via mobile.

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Today, more on the guidelines (to be called regulations) plus an interactive map indicating state laws on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Sex Discrimination Guidelines: ‘Outdated and Inaccurate’

Existing sex discrimination guidelines (found at 41 C.F.R. part 60-20) have not been significantly updated since 1970. Since employer policies and practices—and the workplace itself—have changed dramatically since then, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has started action to update its guidelines.