Tag: human resources

background check

New Study Debunks Major Myths Around Background Checks for Employers

“Never judge a book by its cover.” A common phrase that in terms of recruitment means something very unique. When it comes to selecting the best candidates to work for your company, going deeper than just face value should be a routine practice. According to a new CareerBuilder survey that outlines myths around background checks, […]

flourishing

Why Happy Employees Breed Happy Customers

by Ellen Humphrey, senior vice president of Human Resources, Appirio

How do you make your employees happy? As an HR professional or executive for your company, this is a question that’s likely always top of mind. And for good reason—having a team of happy, engaged employees is not just good for office morale, it’s good for your customers, too.

trends

Workplace Trends to Watch in 2017

Maternity leave is so 2015. Like resolutions, trend forecasting has become a rite of passage around the arrival of each New Year. Through safe bets and bold predictions, we look ahead to what the year will hold. Over time, these trends cease to be trends—they become entrenched in our workplaces, and they mature.

Redouble Harassment Prevention with 3 New Practices

Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor reported the latest recommendations of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) task force on strengthening  antiharassment strategies in the workplace. Today, we look at three new twists on training that may enhance overall antiharassment efforts.

Hack attacks!

Lately, the news has led with stories about the alleged Russian hacking of various American political organizations, ostensibly for the purpose of influencing the 2016 elections. U.S. law enforcement has surmised that the Russian government orchestrated a number of incursions into networks controlled by the major political parties and that they used or disclosed certain […]

Overtime in Limbo—What Employers Should Do Now (Infographic)

Now that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule changes have been put on hold, what should employers do? That, in part, depends on the steps your company took to prepare. In May 2016, the federal DOL released final changes to the overtime regulations. With this final rule, the DOL sought to update the salary […]