Human Resources News & Insights

Time to terminate? 5 ways to help your managers decide

Ask any manager, and they’ll most likely say letting an employee go is the worst part of the job. 

Pay transparency: A new tool to boost employee engagement

For many companies, discussing salaries has always been taboo. Some firms even required new hires to sign an agreement swearing they wouldn’t disclose their pay to co-workers. 

A 2020 vision: Is your benefits package ready for the future?

Benefits play a pivotal role these days, and pros know how tough it is to keep good people, so many employers are upping their game when it comes to offering their employees a comprehensive benefits package. 

NLRB: 2 employer-friendly court rulings

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued two rulings that tighten up two controversial decisions issued during the Obama administration. 

Boost engagement now: 15 easy ways to recognize & reward your employees

Now more than ever, employers are seeing how important it is to keep their staff happy and motivated at work. It just makes good business sense – satisfied, engaged employees work harder, produce better work and stick around longer. 

4 signs top talent may leave: Best strategies to keep them

There are few things an HR pro dreads more than when a great employee hands in their notice. The challenge of having to replace them can be overwhelming. 

Court: ADA doesn’t protect employees who verbally abuse colleagues

By now, employers are familiar with their responsibilities to provide reasonable accommodations to workers. But what if a disabled worker has an unreasonable request? 

New year, new goals: 7 HR trends to tackle in 2019

With the emergence of a tight labor market and a focus on preventing sexual harassment, HR pros had their hands full in 2018. 

Salary calculator: 5 comparison tools you can use to check pay levels

As the job market tightens, setting competitive salary levels becomes more and more critical. 

‘What’s your spirit animal?’ and other curveball interview questions you might want to start asking

In this tight job market, you might want to go beyond the typical “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” and “What are your greatest professional strengths?” type of questions when interviewing someone.