Tag: information

Analysis

How to Help Employees Create Better Relationships

Do you really know the people you work with every day? For how long have you sat two seats away from someone but all you really know is the person’s name and vaguely what he or she does and to whom he or she reports?

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Can I Tell My Employee to Please Shut Up? Well, It Depends

Sometimes the school-teacher refrains “everyone be quiet” or “back to your corners” can feel like an excellent tool for managing employees. Be aware of the possible pitfalls, however, when you ask them to avoid certain topics of conversation or behave in a particular way.

COVID-19

EEOC Guidance Covers ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and the Coronavirus

With the growing concern over coronavirus, last week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released “What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and the Coronavirus.” The short article notes that the agency’s standard pandemic guidance identifies “relevant established principles and answers questions frequently asked about the workplace during Coronavirus-like events.”

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Picking the Right Trainer

Companies spend a lot of time and resources on training efforts. In the United States alone, companies spend close to $90 billion annually on training costs, including payroll expenses and external products and services.

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Year-Round Benefits Success Waits for No HR Team

For most HR professionals, enrollment season is no longer top of mind—it’s either months behind them or still a few months away. But the relative quiet of late winter/early spring is actually the ideal time to evaluate the last open enrollment season and benefits communications from the past year to prepare for the year ahead.

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Should Your Business Screen Employees Using Social Media?

Social media not only is a revolutionary communication tool but also offers several advantages to businesses. Companies can use these platforms to extend their marketing reach to new heights and make meaningful connections with their clientele. On top of this, an increasing number of organizations use it to screen potential job candidates.

COVID-19

Amid Coronavirus Concerns, Don’t Forget HIPAA Privacy

As employers prepare for possible impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), one important step is to review the types of health disclosures that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) does and does not allow in such times of crisis.

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Tips for Keeping Background Checks Legal

Background checks can be an important part of the recruiting process. After all, employers do have some form of obligation to do enough due diligence to ensure they don’t hire someone negligently who poses an undue risk to the business or the people in it.