Tag: leave

FMLA

DOL Releases New FMLA Model Forms

Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released new model forms that employers can use to coordinate employee leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Released on July 16, 2020, the revised medical certification and notices forms were immediately effective and available for employers to use.

Laugh

Laughing in the Face of 2020

2020 seems to have decided to be the year that will live in infamy. COVID-19 hit the headlines early in the year and really swung into action in March. I strongly suspect everyone reading this post has had his or her life upset in one way or another by the virus.

How HR in Germany Engages Parental Leave

Today’s “Faces of HR” is a little different because we have with us an HR manager who works in Berlin, Germany. She found herself doing the job of her supervisor, who is out on maternity leave. The situation has given her a unique perspective on parental leave.

workforce

OK, Workforce: Millennials vs. Boomers

As an HR professional, you know it is illegal to discriminate against a person due to his or her age or other protected statuses, like race, gender, religion, etc., but as the workforce continues to comprise multiple generations, it may feel like there’s a battle brewing between the young and old.

communication

Communication Tips During the Hiring Process

Employers today face a changed hiring landscape. Now, despite best efforts, employers are finding that people scheduled for interviews—even later rounds—simply don’t show up about half the time. And even of those who are offered a position or hired, many don’t come in for their first day. It makes recruiting even more difficult.

interview

Stay vs. Exit Interviews and Why Each Is Important

It’s often surprising how out of touch managers and HR departments can be with their teams and organizations. They often have unrealistic perceptions of the level of satisfaction and engagement, as well as why employees have those feelings.