Human Resources News & Insights

Who let the dogs in? More companies are welcoming pets

The list is growing of companies that now have bring your dog to work “paw-licies.” Is yours next? 

When diversity efforts backfire: Advice to avoid legal trouble

Many employers support the idea that diversity is good for business. 

2018 Salary Guide: How does your comp plan stack up against other companies?

Is your compensation strategy workable in today’s business climate and tight labor market? There’s a tool to help you answer that question. 

7 creative ideas for your out-of-office message

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to liven up your out-of-office email reply. 

Heads up! Your dress code could be discriminatory

While each company has a different idea of what its employees should wear to work, employers usually have the power to enforce some kind of dress code. 

Study: What hiring managers want most from resumes, interviews

Every HR pro has a different idea of what constitutes the perfect candidate. 

Why it pays to praise: 20 ways to say ‘good job’

You probably realize how powerful your words can be when you’re praising someone for a job well done.

Dealing with worker absences on election day

Head’s up! Election Day is coming, and depending on which state your facility is located, you may be required to give workers notice about their voting rights and provide paid or unpaid time off to vote.

Proactive policy changes HR should make: 3 key rulings

HR pros know it better than anyone: Courts are always issuing conflicting employment law opinions, which can make compliance an uphill battle. 

Motivating millennials: What benefits are must-haves?

A war for talent is being waged in this tight job market.