New Orleans, Louisiana, is joining the ranks of cities and states “banning the box” from its job applications.
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We tend to overcomplicate with scorecards and dashboards, says Shane Yount. If metrics don’t answer the question, “Are you winning or losing?” they don’t matter. You’re wasting your time, he says. Yount’s remarks came at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition, held recently in New Orleans. Yount is chief operating […]
A great new way to encourage teambuilding is here: the treasure hunt.
Medical marijuana legalization is becoming more prevalent, as states continue to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. This new trend has created legal ramifications for employers, who have struggled to create and maintain drug testing policies to keep pace with differing state laws. Employers can still enforce drug-free workplace policies and implement drug-testing policies, […]
To be an effective recruiter these days you have to at once be a big picture person and have an eye on the microscope. You have to have a handle on the rapidly evolving technologies while also never forgetting that recruiting has to operate on the personal level. Today I want to share with you […]
Yesterday I flew to New Orleans to attend SHRM’s 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition. Professionally I am an editor. But when I am not working, and sometimes when I am, I am a consumer. To say that I am a hard sell is an understatement. In fact, 99.9% of the time I do not buy […]
Students from a Louisiana university searched for Mardi Gras beads as part of a teambuilding and team-bonding exercise, but they found so much more in the process.
Following Massachusetts’ lead, more states and cities are enacting—or at least considering—laws that prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories. The efforts are aimed at reducing gender pay disparities.
In Yesterday’s Advisor, Joan Farrell, JD, senior legal editor at BLR®, discussed how to avoid gender identity discrimination. Today we’ll see where these laws exist, and in what way.
By Maggie LeBato, JD A recent case decided by the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans (which covers Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas) serves as good guidance for hospitality and restaurant industry employers with tipped employees.