Congress recently passed two bills that could drastically expand the usage of HSAs.
Leadership & Strategy
To help employers craft handbooks that don’t violate the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a compilation of rules it has found to be illegal — and rewritten them to illustrate how they can comply with the law.
The termination conversation: The most distasteful part of any manager’s job. Here are some guidelines on how to handle these confrontations in a humane, controlled and legally safe way.
It’s a hard thing to admit … that your work culture may be toxic. But identifying the symptoms and finding the antidotes for them can quickly improve morale, engagement, retention and productivity. Let’s get started. Here to help is Ross Kimbarovsky, founder and CEO of crowdspring, who has some unique insights into the signs of […]
Everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues. Here are some examples of how they can be handled gracefully — including the actual words to use.
There’s always going to be some conflict in the workplace, but the real trouble can happen when employees take their anger a step further.
Fewer than one-third of employees in the U.S. are engaged in their work, and a recent study links that low number directly to managers.
When an employee requests time off because of something as serious as a cancer diagnosis, 99% of the time the person will be telling the truth about their situation. But as a recent case shows, if a manager has even an inkling that something’s amiss, it pays to take a closer look.
The opioid crisis has invaded the majority of workplaces, and for HR pros, controlling this growing problem can seem like an impossible task. In this guest post, Ian Cook, head of workforce solutions at Visier, offers three critical steps HR should be taking to deal with the opioid crisis.
One of the biggest challenges HR pros face is getting upper management to view them as trusted, vital partners – not a department that’s essentially an ever-expanding expense item and necessary evil.
When a New York City underwriter walked past a life-sized poster of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in his Manhattan office, little did he know it would set off a chain off events that would eventually lead to his termination.
Following an array of state and local paid leave laws and loud calls from employers and prominent business groups, Congress has introduced a bill to make paid leave on a federal level a reality. But the legislation probably isn’t what HR pros were expecting.
Because the job of the HR professional is constantly expanding because of the complexities associated with organizing and prioritizing so many detailed procedures, more employers are turning to video content management systems for help. If you’re unfamiliar with the ins and outs of this system, guest author Sean Gordon, the CEO of HIRENAMI, an HR […]
Wells Fargo had mountains of well-documented evidence to back up its decision to fire a poorly performing employee, but a simple phrase by a clueless manager could wind up making all that evidence moot.
If you want to keep employees from jumping ship, you may have to loosen the purse strings a little.
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.