Ah, the annual (or semiannual) performance appraisal. One of the few rituals of work life that’s loathed in almost equal measure by employees, managers, and HR alike.
Category: Human Resources
HR training must cover a lot. From training new employees to experienced managers, you have your work cut out for you. But with articles covering team building, FMLA, FLSA, job descriptions, hiring, and more, we’ll help you stay on top of the latest in training and compliance.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we presented some of the unique challenges in hiring minors for summer work, specifically whether they should be classified as interns or employees. Today we present 10 tips to remember when hiring minors this summer.
It’s that time again, when employers are considering hiring minors for the summer—in camps, restaurants, resorts, swimming pools, and anywhere else business picks up in the warm weather months. There are strict laws pertaining to hiring minors.
In light of a recent federal appeals court ruling, the short answer is, yes. On April 4, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, concluded that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation.
There are plenty of ways to keep older workers at your organization engaged, and as we point out in today’s Advisor, training plays no small part in this effort.
In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Kate McGovern Tornone discussed how improperly trained HR professionals could be buying a lawsuit with big data. Today, Tornone goes over the key risks surrounding the issue and questions HR needs to ask.
Employers are increasingly turning to analytics to aid in recruiting, hiring, and more. But with the federal government eyeing “big data” as a potential area needing nondiscrimination enforcement, experts say HR must ask the right questions before buying any products or services.
A warehouse maintenance worker who suffers from migraine headaches filed a suit against his former employer saying, among other things, that his supervisor retaliated against him for taking medical leave. The alleged retaliation included being denied certain refresher safety training.
By Bridget Miller We have reported on civility training in a previous issue of the Advisor, but what really is civility training, and how can it be used to benefit your company? We have some thoughts on the matter from guest columnist Bridget Miller.
Yesterday’s Advisor offered 10 steps for creating a workplace culture of respect. Today, we’re taking a closer look at how respect can be essential when working to resolve workplace conflicts.