In a recent BLR article, we discussed the idea of occupational fraud, which is a type of fraud committed by employees against employers. Occupational fraud causes billions of dollars of losses for US employers each year.
Most employers perform some form of background screening on prospective employees. Often, this is conducted as a condition of the job offer. The candidate proceeds through the hiring process and is made a conditional offer, and the offer proceeds if nothing negative is discovered through the screening process.
It’s hard to imagine, but flu season is almost upon us once again. Today we are joined by Jocelyn Sivalingam, M.D., F.A.C.P., and Medical Director at West’s Health Advocate Solutions to discuss the flu.
Every one of your employees is at risk for a mental health disorder.
In the near future, companies will be spending more on their L&D departments than ever before. Their goal? Becoming more agile. In 2017 alone, global spending for L&D and training reached $362 billion.
A data breach poses a severe threat to any company, whether it’s still developing or fairly established in the industry. Anyone can be the target of hackers—especially those companies who don’t take the necessary measures to protect their assets. Unfortunately, you can’t unscramble an egg: once a data breach happens, your company is compromised. However, […]
Following a flood of investment derisking activity after the 2008 global financial crisis (see related October 2017 story), defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors now face the fallout from years of rising demand for insurer buyouts of pension benefit obligations (PBOs).
Today we are joined by Jenn Callaway, VP of Research at MAPI to discuss opioids in the manufacturing industry. This industry has been hit hard by the epidemic, and the HR Daily Advisor wanted to learn more.
Worldwide, a majority of respondents (85%) in the 2018 Global Business & Spending Outlook—a survey released by American Express and Institutional Investor Thought Leadership Studio—anticipate substantial or modest economic expansion in their country in 2018 (up from 70% in 2017).
Effective training can have significant, positive impacts on a company’s bottom line, and we encourage all organizations to implement training programs for their employees. However, it is not the case that some training is always better than no training. In fact, poor training can be extremely counterproductive.