There’s been a lot of talk lately about how companies can use Twitter to recruit employees. But first HR needs to figure out what to say.
Workplace culture can be similar to the weather — everybody talks about it, but who actually does anything to change it? Guest poster Sandeep Kumar offers seven steps employers can take to improve their day-to-day working environments.
“Japanese Cherry Blossom” sounds like a lovely perfume. But one employer’s refusal to provide a “fragrance-free” workplace from that scent caused a major disability kerfuffle — and, in court, an important ruling on telecommuting as a potential accommodation.
To weather the recession and avoid reducing their workforces, more employers are offering options such as flex-time and reduced workweeks.
Many employees clamor for flex-time and telecommuting benefits — yet the top brass is often reluctant to approve.
If you’re worried about an employee’s health or safety in his current position, can you force the employee to work elsewhere?
If higher-ups and managers at your company are resistant to the idea of employees telecommuting, they might be interested in the results of one company’s internal survey.
As companies look for the best ways to help ease workers’ commuting woes, one locality has stepped in with a first-of-its-kind law.
With the economy starting to rebound, competition for talent could heat up. Your company’s IT department could feel the biggest impact.
There’s a dangerous disconnect afoot when it comes to what employees really want. And it could be costing your company a bundle – both in money and employee turnover.
One state may be on its way to outlawing a fashion made popular in part by teenagers. If the anti-droopy-drawers bill becomes law, are businesses next up for fashion conscious legislators?
Ask employees, and many will say they frequently show up to work even when they’re in poor health. But new research shows managers aren’t aware of that behavior.
New research shows many companies might have to make some changes to keep top performers.
It’s not surprising that a recent survey found 69% of full-time employees get distracted at work. The more interesting finding is that 70% of workers think their managers could help them focus better through training.
A new ruling may finally clear up a telecommuting wage-and-hour issue that’s frequently stumped HR pros.
Do you know how to calculate overtime pay for this employee without running afoul of the FLSA? Here’s the scenario: You pay a non-exempt employee who travels a lot on the job one rate for in-office work and another, reduced rate for when he’s merely on the road traveling and not doing normal work. Calculating […]
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