Tag: New Orleans

HR Metrics that Matter: Learn to Drive Sustainable Business Processes

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 […]

My New Hire Has a Medical Marijuana Card. Now What?

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, […]

Going The Extra Mile: Always a Good Idea

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 […]

Not His Job, But He Did It Anyway

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 […]

Mapping Gender Identity Discrimination

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.