When is a medical condition serious enough to qualify as a disability? It’s one of the toughest questions HR has to answer — and setting the bar too high can wind up getting a company dragged into court.
What do companies’ hiring plans look like for the new year? A recent survey highlights some of the biggest recruiting trends for 2009.
When a president-elect writes a letter to the Labor Secretary accusing her of not doing her job, that’s a pretty good clue that enforcement is going to get a lot tougher under the administration of Barack Obama.
HR manager and controller Tina Robinson had a problem: Some good performers were leaving because their commuting costs were too high or they had offers from companies that would OK telecommuting. Tina wanted to give her employees the option to telecommute, but her firm had managers who frowned on it. Here’s how she handled the […]
It’s something more companies are hearing from applicants and employees:
Telecommuting, when handled properly, can cut costs while increasing productivity and morale. When handled poorly, it can suck the life out of an organization.
The rising cost of getting to and from work is one of the biggest concerns employees have had this year. What are companies doing about it?
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.
What’s one big reason many employees are likely to look for new jobs soon?