Ever have workers complain about their department being understaffed? A New York City court clerk with that complaint caused a temporary ruckus when she closed down her office for the day and caused a brief panic for a couple when she refused to marry them.
The rules on which employees are exempt from overtime may be complicated, but a recent court ruling highlights one simple fact:
If you’re trying to find candidates for any of these positions, you may have trouble even in this job market.
The EEOC’s latest proposed guidance covers a topic a lot of employers probably think they already know well: national origin discrimination. But the new guidance throws in a few wrinkles about what’s considered discriminatory — and how to stay in compliance — that employers need to know. The proposed guidance released by the EEOC expresses […]
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission handled almost 100,000 discrimination cases — a new record — in Fiscal 2011. And it also managed to achieve a 10% decrease in its “pending charge inventory” — the backlog of cases waiting for resolution.
Many HR departments turn to staffing agencies to help their recruiting efforts. But watch out for these red flags when deciding who to work with:
Flex plans and telecommuting have become essential to maintaining operations. And it’s important to remember that, while a necessity in many cases, these work options carry some thorny legal issues.
All that “seat at the table” talk is nice, but there are sure signs that HR is — or isn’t — getting the respect and attention it needs to build a better organization.
If anybody understands how bizarre human behavior can be, it’s HR pros. So for your entertainment, here’s a compilation of head-scratchers from the “I Quit” archives.
The next time you come across a resume that doesn’t quite knock your socks off, there’s a question you may want to ask yourself before digging deeper into the pile.
Just what do employees really want, anyway?
The world’s No. 2 staffing company believes the growing financial crisis has impacted employee morale.
You’ll wince when you see where your precious time goes every day.
Our team of experts fields real-life everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s question: What’s the best approach when it looks like an employee is going to resign to go to work for another company?
Another sign of a tightening job market: More than half of professionals (55%) participating in a recent survey said they tried to negotiate a higher salary with their last employment offer.
New research suggests a lot of your employees could entering the winter of their discontent — and the job market.
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