HR Managers are some of the biggest proponents of further education for employees. But how would you feel about sending female employees to classes about fashion and makeup?
As part of companies’ orientation programs, seasoned employees often serve as mentors for new hires. It’s a strategy that’s proven to be effective — but one that can still be improved at many companies.
Why should you post your benefits info on the web — and not just the company’s intranet system?
In today’s economy, many companies are working with tight recruiting budgets. That’s why now is the perfect time to revisit some tried and true ways to attract talent without spending a lot — or sacrificing the quality of new hires.
With the new year came new rules for California employers. And even if you don’t do business in the Golden State, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with these new regulations, which could wind up affecting your state sooner rather than later.
You loved them. You hired them. Now it’s time to bond with new remote hires – if only you were together. It’s not an easy task since many organizations have postponed the reopening of their offices. So those new, sought-after and anticipated employees work from home – just like most of their colleagues. While it […]
Now that the election’s over, experts are focusing on what legislative changes can be expected under the new president. HR pros will be watching a few big items on Obama’s agenda.
You know the drill: Make sure new hires’ workstations are ready, and don’t let them wait in the lobby for hours before anyone knows they’re there. But there are other, more common mistakes a lot of managers make on a new hire’s first day.
Every recruiter knows how important their company’s Web site is for attracting new hires. But without a few key features, some sites may not be pulling their weight.
Showing them where the coffee machine is and how to operate the copier is a fine start. But these days it takes a little more from a manager to help rookies get off the mark quickly.
The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) 90-day waiting and separate, but related, orientation period rules are slated to kick in just six months from now. But federal agencies had yet to issue final rules on the orientation periods — until now.
When the High Court ruled in favor of a baker who refused to put together a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs, it made national news – and put employers everywhere in a tricky spot regarding free speech.
If this bill passes, medical marijuana users in California will be classified as a protected class and employers will be unable to discriminate against them because of their marijuana usage.
Excluding a certain type of coverage from your company’s health plan has officially become risky business — even though it’s possible the same couldn’t have been said about this exclusion a few years ago.
A federal appeals court in Chicago just ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. But the ruling actually muddies the waters of the issue for employers.
In a landmark decision, a federal district court has ruled that sexual orientation bias is a form of sex discrimination – and illegal under U.S. law.
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