Tag: hr management

Understanding the New Overtime Rules for Salaried Workers

The Biden administration has recently announced significant changes to overtime eligibility, which are set to broaden the scope of who qualifies among salaried workers. These adjustments may be pivotal for HR professionals and managers, as they will impact numerous aspects of workplace management. Overview of the New Rules Under the new regulations, the salary threshold […]

Unlocking Employee Satisfaction: 3 Vital Steps for Employee Sensing

In the dynamic realm of human resources management, nurturing employees’ well-being and satisfaction is key to attracting and retaining the best workforce. As organizations endeavor to influence employee happiness by maximizing the impact of their benefits packages, a critical imperative arises: delving deeper into understanding the sentiments and requirements of their workforce. Traditionally, many HR […]

What Employers Need to Know About the New Workplace Violence Prevention Standards

On September 30, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 553, creating new workplace violence prevention standards in California. The law consists of the first general industry workplace violence prevention requirement in the United States. Under the law—specifically Labor Code Section 6401.9—California employers must implement workplace violence prevention plans tailored to their specific workplaces. […]

Ensuring Compliance and Security in a Remote Work Environment

It’s an understatement to say that the pandemic experience has changed the business—and workplace—landscape forever. The shift to remote and hybrid work is not temporary as business leaders once believed. It’s here to stay. With this shift comes risk—and an increased need to ensure both compliance and security when employees are “out of sight, and […]

Faces of HR: Sharifa Parker on AI and Symbiotic Relationships

Meet Sharifa Parker, Vice President of People at Moogsoft, an AIOps software company dedicated to helping people and machines work in harmony. They have 20 years of experience as a senior people leader in high-growth tech start-ups, helping to create and sustain high-performing organizations. For the last decade, Parker has been a key asset in […]

How to Maintain Compliance and Confidentiality in HR

The HR department is critical in ensuring companies comply with employment laws and regulations while maintaining employee confidentiality. Failure to maintain compliance and privacy can have great legal and financial repercussions for the company. Therefore, HR departments need to implement measures that ensure compliance and confidentiality. Here we’ll discuss compliance and privacy in the HR […]

How Layoffs Impact the PERM Process: Employer Considerations

While businesses typically take extensive steps to avoid layoffs, they’re unfortunately part of the business life cycle. As the United States has had a recent uptick in layoffs across various industries, employers should be aware of the potential impact to their permanent residence (green card) immigration programs.  The PERM (or labor certification) application is one […]

Faces of HR: Lorraine Ortiz on Helping People Realize Their ‘Why’

Lorraine Ortiz has nearly 25 years of HR professional and executive coach experience in nonprofit, corporate, health care, and higher education. Throughout her impressive career, Ortiz has held several executive roles, including Vice President of HR at Riley Children’s Health, Director of HR—Retail Division at Goodwill Industries of Central and Southern Indiana, and Vice President […]

Faces of HR: Don Robertson on Building an Ecosystem of Connectivity, Culture & Talent

Before Don Robertson segued into HR, he launched and spent half his career in accounting, finance, and sales. If you ask him, he’s just a “businessperson that happens to be in HR.” Nearly 38 years later, Robertson’s “strong fundamental business and finance background” laid the foundation for his impressive career as an HR executive. Robertson […]

Best of Faces of HR – Tech Edition

The World of Work is changing in a myriad of ways and the HR industry is no exception. Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a wave of innovative HR tech that have reshaped HR management. From securing HR data with blockchain technology to immersive learning with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), to […]