Human Resources News & Insights

4 simple office changes that will boost employees’ mood, morale

Bland, uninspiring workspaces are so common that many employers don’t think twice about their office design. But a drab workplace can wreak havoc on employees’ mental health. 

What? Google sued for discriminating against white, conservative men

Google’s made headlines in recent months after being sued for treating women and minorities unfairly. But now, a lawsuit claims the tech giant is actually discriminating against an unexpected group of workers.

IRS’s about-face on Obamacare gives employers relief and an extension

The IRS recently did something regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) it was adamant it wouldn’t do this year.

4 HR management trends coming to 2018

Business trends come and go, but they impact our daily work lives. When it comes to HR management, evolving technology and a shift in workforce needs will continue to shape the trends we’ll see in 2018. 

Court voids key parts of EEOC’s wellness regs: Here’s what happens next

When a federal court asked the EEOC to reconsider its rules on wellness incentives under the ADA and GINA, it expected the agency to move swiftly with its response.

Rejected candidates could be the key to better hiring

There’s room for improvement in every company’s hiring process, and a lot of the answers lie with the rejected candidates. 

The 3 key employer brand elements that attract and retain talent

Yes, pay, benefits and culture are critical when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent. But an employer’s brand also plays a vital role. Matt Handford, the SVP of People for Hootsuite, the world’s largest social media monitoring platform, explains the key elements of a company’s brand strategy — and how such a strategy […] [MORE]

Court: Here’s when you don’t have to pay workers’ comp for at-work injuries

Just because a tragic event happens while an employee is doing their job doesn’t mean the company is on the hook for workers’ comp benefits.

Strange ADA lawsuit shines light on the right way to handle smelly co-workers

If someone in your office has a bad odor, there are some tactful ways to deal with it. Bringing in air fresheners and telling everyone else in the office to do the same? Not so much.

This may be the key to increasing employee productivity: Financial education at work

Many companies do not realize this, but many of their employees struggle with an escalating epidemic that is affecting today’s workforce.