In this uncertain economy, smart companies are taking steps to ensure their productivity and profitability. How’re they doing that? Succession planning.
It’s important for HR to have specific job descriptions for new employees. However, you wouldn’t think you’d have to tell a school teacher not to give students haircuts in class.
You’re a good HR pro and you’ll never get sued, right? It’s entirely possible. But just in case you do end up on the wrong side of a lawsuit, you’d be a sitting duck if you don’t have these three sets of documents in order.
Few things strike fear in employers’ hearts like a DOL audit. After all, most of the feds’ investigations result in firms shelling out serious cash in fines or settlements or both.
The good news about job descriptions is that they lay out exactly what the person should be doing. The bad news is that an error in a job description can turn into evidence in a courtroom.
Walmart is already paying a heavy public relations price for its announced decision to eliminate the “Greeter” position at its U.S. stores, replacing those jobs with a new position it is calling “customer host.” Now it faces at least one lawsuit and numerous EEOC complaints alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The new […]
Here’s a great way to clear up FMLA certification and administration headaches.
Welcome to the Digital Age: Technology has changed the workplace so much that employers may not be able to reject a telecommuting accommodation request by saying physical attendance is mandatory.
When a federal court ruled Ford Motor Co. was right to deny a disabled employee’s ADA accommodation request to telecommute, many employers were thrilled. But don’t pop any corks in celebration of the ruling that said “… regularly attending work on-site is essential to most jobs … “ just yet.
Could one of these radically different approaches to fixing job descriptions be right for your company?
Can you win at hiring when it’s only going to get tougher? More than three-quarters of executives plan to increase hiring this quarter, according to research from West Monroe. That means nearly everyone is looking for the same talent you are. In fact, they might even be trying to steal yours! You’ll want to amp […]
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