Tag: PHR


Embrace Your Inner Whistleblower! A Strategy for Avoiding Retaliation Claims

There’s a huge divide between the whistleblower’s view of a situation and the legal analyst’s view, says attorney Brad Cave of Holland & Hart LLP in Cheyenne, Wyoming—and editor of Wyoming Employment Law Letter. If employers can “put on the whistleblower’s hat,” he says, they may be able to significantly reduce the risk of a […]


Unlimited Vacation Time—California Here We Come!

Should you consider this Silicon Valley trend that’s spreading across the United States? Attorney Susan Fentin, a partner with Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., in Springfield, Massachusetts, offered her take on unlimited vacation at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas.

HR Works Podcast: How Does an HR Department of One Support Strategic Goals?

How can an HR department of one support their organization’s strategic goals while keeping up with the administrative functions and day-to-day activities? Our guest in this episode of HR Works, Diane Breeding, PHR, SHRM-CP, HR Manager for Edwards Moving & Rigging (KY), does just that—and she gladly shares her experiences to inspire other human resources […]

HR Works Podcast Launches

by Steve Bruce and Jen Carsen BLR’s new podcast, HR Works, provides clear, relevant, actionable information on topics that matter to HR professionals. When you’re armed with best practices, plus the knowledge to keep your organization in compliance, HR works!

Talent and Performance Management—What’s Really Happening?

By Stephen D. Bruce, PHR Editor, HR Daily Advisor What’s happening with talent and performance management in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out! Please participate in our brief survey and see how what you are doing stacks up against what other successful companies are doing. We’ll get answers […]

HR Timewasters—Let’s Find Out What’s Destroying HR Productivity!

Dear Readers, Please take a few minutes to complete this survey and help us (and you) find out what’s happening in the real world of HR management. The survey takes only a few minutes to complete. Complete the Survey Now Compensation.BLR.com, now thoroughly revved with easier navigation and more complete compensation information, will tell you […]

‘I am appalled’ by SHRM/HRCI Brouhaha (Talk-Back)

Two readers cleverly turned the sample question against SHRM. (See “Back at You” below.) Here are the responses: ****************************************************** I am appalled at these two are having such a dispute. They should find common ground for the benefit of Advancing the Profession. Grow Up! ****************************************************** I have been SPHR-certified for several years and the news […]

Will Your Investigation Hold Up? Expert Offers Tips

Take care with your investigations, says investigator and trainer DeDe Church, or they may do more harm than good. Here are some things you need to know about doing your investigations, she says. Church (DeDe Church & Associates, LLC, www.dedechurch.com) offered her advice at the Employers Counsel Network Convention held recently in Austin, Texas. The […]