Loading
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed
Wanna join our 6011 other users? | Register
Menu 

CheckPointHR Blog

  • Why manual PTO tracking puts you at risk [Video]

    Why manual PTO tracking puts you at risk [Video]

    Many small firms use manual processes for tracking their staffs' paid time off and attendance. They assume that because they have a modestly sized group, it's manageable.
    - 25 May 17, 1:34pm -
  • Keep calm and comply on: Preparing for HR change in the face of uncertainty

    Keep calm and comply on: Preparing for HR change in the face of uncertainty

    With a new administration come uncertainty, questions and concerns. Here's how to navigate those complexities and maintain compliance The rapid shifts unfolding for employers this year are bringing concern, confusion and co…
    - 1 May 17, 9:49am -
  • It's time for HR professionals to stop doing administrative tasks

    It's time for HR professionals to stop doing administrative tasks

    When HR professionals spend most of their days bogged down by tedious, time-consuming and tactical tasks, the organization as a whole suffers It's hard to innovate and improve when you're drowning in dysfunction.  Most emp…
    - 3 Apr 17, 10:06am -
  • Why technology isn't enough for HR departments [Video]

    Why technology isn't enough for HR departments [Video]


    - 31 Mar 17, 4:48pm -
  • 6 Questions to Ask HR Technology Providers

    6 Questions to Ask HR Technology Providers

    The strategic relationship you have with your HR technology provider can be as important as the technology itself.  Are you thinking about investing in a new HR technology? You certainly aren't alone.  More and more, organi…
    - 27 Mar 17, 2:37pm -
  • 3 Ways HR Impacts your Organization's Bottom Line

    3 Ways HR Impacts your Organization's Bottom Line

    HR functions play a pivotal role in the performance and success of an organization. When it comes to meeting your business goals and moving the organization toward its bottom line, it's important to make sure you are optimizin…
    - 20 Mar 17, 10:06am -
  • 5 Ways for Non Profits To Control Employee Benefit Costs

    5 Ways for Non Profits To Control Employee Benefit Costs

    As not-for-profit organizations are increasingly scrutinized for their finances and fundraising efficiency, many seek to control administrative costs. Since employee administration, including benefits, is among the top expenses for organizations,…
    - 13 Mar 17, 3:04am -
  • [VIDEO] The 3 Benefits Employees Want Most in 2017

    [VIDEO] The 3 Benefits Employees Want Most in 2017

    With the recruitment landscape growing increasingly competitive, it's important for employers to offer employees the benefits they want most. Discover the three benefits employees want most. 
    - 11 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
  • Optimizing the onboarding experience

    Optimizing the onboarding experience

    Onboarding is not a one-time process - it needs consistent and continuous improvements. Improve onboarding to increase retention Employers shouldn't just view onboarding as something that happens within the first few weeks of…
    - 6 Mar 17, 8:39am -
  • Creating a more connected, integrated HR environment

    Creating a more connected, integrated HR environment

    The world of human resources is constantly changing and expanding. As it does, it is also growing more complex.   HR professionals have no shortage of concerns to deal with on a daily basis. From payroll to compensation, t…
    - 1 Mar 17, 11:18am -

Compensation Today

  • Introducing the Spring 2013 Software Release

    Introducing the Spring 2013 Software Release

    PayScale’s Spring 2013 software release includes several updates that improve user experience and provide advanced analytics unavailable anywhere else. To follow are the highlights from PayScale’s Spring 2013 release.
    - 25 Mar 13, 7:57pm -
  • CFO Corner: Say on Pay Campaigning and the 97% Rule

    CFO Corner: Say on Pay Campaigning and the 97% Rule

    Say on Pay is a big concern for companies, but mainly because so many have done so little to provide real communication and evidence to support their pay practices. We will continue to see compensation design move to a more performance-based model as…
    - 21 Mar 13, 4:14pm -
  • The DOs and DONT's of Cutting Compensation Costs

    The DOs and DONT's of Cutting Compensation Costs

    If you're experiencing the pressure to cut costs, you're not alone. The recent sequestering on the federal budget is the perfect example of making difficult decisions to make ends meet. When those tough decisions need to be made, chances are, you're…
    - 21 Mar 13, 11:32am -
  • Pricing to the Employee vs. Pricing to the Job

    Pricing to the Employee vs. Pricing to the Job

    For some cases, job pricing to the employee may work and make a certain amount of sense, but I tend to focus first and foremost on pricing to the job. Which way works best? Is it better to take a blended approach?
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:29pm -
  • Michelle Obama Says to Hire a U.S. Veteran

    Michelle Obama Says to Hire a U.S. Veteran

    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama urged companies to hire more veterans last week. The unemployment rate of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is nearly two points higher than the national average, at 9.4 percent. While it’s admirable to hire ve…
    - 18 Mar 13, 10:30am -
  • CFO Corner: Is Your Economic Glass Half-full or Half-empty?

    CFO Corner: Is Your Economic Glass Half-full or Half-empty?

    No one said the road to economic recovery would be easy, but overall we seem to be headed for greener pastures. There are definite signals of economic optimism in businesses even though not all economists are forecasting sunshine and rainbows.
    - 15 Mar 13, 10:30am -
  • 8 New FMLA Changes You Need to Know

    8 New FMLA Changes You Need to Know

    Several new changes to the Family Medical Leave Act went into effect last week on March 8. The most pertinent is the requirement to post the updated FMLA poster, which informs employees of the updated FMLA rules. There are also several forms that hav…
    - 13 Mar 13, 5:10pm -
  • Equity Compensation – Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), Downside Protection with a Couple Downsides

    Equity Compensation – Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), Downside Protection with a Couple Downsides

    In spite of the downsides, RSUs are a great tool. Because they do not require the immediate issuance of stock, companies can avoid creating instant shareholders and paying ongoing dividends. If the individual leaves with unvested units, the company c…
    - 7 Mar 13, 4:18pm -
  • Benefit Considerations for an Aging Workforce

    Benefit Considerations for an Aging Workforce

    Providing retirement options for an aging workforce is beneficial because they typically have a great deal of industry knowledge and are hard workers. When you provide options for your older workers, they are more likely to stay.
    - 6 Mar 13, 4:21pm -
  • Offering Guidance to Federal Contractors, Post Rescission

    Offering Guidance to Federal Contractors, Post Rescission

    The rescission of the “Compensation Standards” and “Voluntary Guidelines” by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) leaves federal contractors with less guidance about how to comply with non-discrimination requirements out…
    - 5 Mar 13, 4:27pm -

DiversityInc

  • ADP Recognized for “World’s Most Admired Companies” List for 14th Consecutive Year
    Originally posted on ADP.com ADP Recognized on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2020 “World’s Most Admired Companies” List for 14th Consecutive Year ADP, a leading global technology company providing human capital management (HCM) solutions, has been named…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 1:20pm -
  • Dow named 2020 Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality
    Originally posted on Dow.com and LinkedIn Dow named 2020 Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by Human Rights Campaign Foundation Recognition marks Dow’s 15th consecutive year receiving a perfect score on the Foundation’s Corporate Equality Ind…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 12:53pm -
  • Abbott Earns Workplace Diversity Honor

    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 12:12pm -
  • Reducing Waste: A Look at Hotel Sustainability Through Marriott International

    Reducing Waste: A Look at Hotel Sustainability Through Marriott International

    The tiny shampoo and lotion bottles in hotel bathrooms can feel like a novelty and convenient freebie to sneak into your suitcase before checkout. Room service and continental breakfast buffets feel like luxuries compared to the weeknight meals at ho…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 10:56am -
  • AT&T Teams Up with Golfer Maria Fassi in Multi-Year Deal

    AT&T Teams Up with Golfer Maria Fassi in Multi-Year Deal

    Originally posted on ATT.com The Newest AT&T Athlete Plays in the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio This Week (Photo cred via ATT) AT&T announced it is now the official sponsor of professional golfer Maria Fassi. The sponsorship begins as the LPGA golfer h…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 4:27pm -
  • Comcast: The Gift of Mentorship is Helping to Change Lives

    Comcast: The Gift of Mentorship is Helping to Change Lives

    Originally posted on Comcast.com Once a month, Comcast employee Steven Greene gets in his car and drives two hours to have lunch with 16-year-old Micah, a student he mentors at our company’s Jacksonville, Fla. regional office. He doesn’t mind the…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 4:19pm -
  • Despite Drops in Insurance Coverage in the US, Companies Are Stepping Up
    In 2018, 27.5 million people (8.5% of the U.S. population) did not have health insurance. That’s the highest number of uninsured Americans since 2009, according to a report from the US Census Bureau. Despite a strong economy, increasingly more…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 8:33pm -
  • Hilton to Create Sustainable Destination in 2020

    Hilton to Create Sustainable Destination in 2020

    Originally posted on Hilton LinkedIn Through careful tourism development, we’re creating sustainable destinations. This year, Hilton Garden Inn will be the first internationally branded hotel in the Faroe Islands. Forbes has more on the property:…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 4:28pm -
  • AIG Lynn Oldfield Named CEO of the Year

    AIG Lynn Oldfield Named CEO of the Year

    Lynn Oldfield Named CEO of the Year at Insurance Business Canada Awards  Lynn Oldfield, President and CEO of AIG Canada, was recently named CEO of the year at the Insurance Business Canada awards, in recognition of her “exceptional leadership” a…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 11:34am -
  • Mastercard and Partners Launch Priceless Planet Coalition to Act on Climate Change
    Invites consumers and companies to join in to plant 100 million trees in five years Originally published on newsroom.mastercard.com. Mastercard today announced the launch of the Priceless Planet Coalition, a platform to unite corporate sustainability…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 10:26am -

Employment Matters Blog

  • The Bubbler – September 2018

    The Bubbler – September 2018

    Welcome to this month’s edition of the Bubbler! Now that fall is fast approaching we’re refreshing your memory of some key recent developments as we head into the new season: Massachusetts’s new non-compete reform law lays out specific rules an…
    - 12 Sep 18, 12:21pm -
  • Avoiding Unexpected Liability for Former Employees’ Medical Expenses
    Adherence to the COBRA health care continuation rules is not always high on an employer’s list of priorities. Compliance is often “outsourced,” and even when handled “in-house,” it rarely consumes much attention. A recent case, Hager v. DBG…
    - 12 Sep 18, 10:50am -
  • Reminder for NYC Employers: Sexual Harassment Compliance Begins Tomorrow!
    Now that Labor Day is behind us, we are looking ahead to the various compliance deadlines facing New York State and New York City employers this fall. As a reminder, beginning tomorrow, September 6, 2018, all New York City employers are required to …
    - 5 Sep 18, 6:48pm -
  • FLSA Collective Action Provision, Too, Does Not Make Mandatory Bilateral Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable
    In our sister blog, ADR: Advice from the Trenches, Gil Samberg explains the Sixth Circuit’s ruling, applying the Supreme Court’s reasoning in the recent Epic Systems case, that the “collective action” provision of the FLSA does not render a…
    - 30 Aug 18, 2:43pm -
  • New York State Department of Labor Releases Draft Sexual Harassment Prevention Materials
    The New York State Department of Labor (DOL), in consultation with the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR), has released drafts of its model sexual harassment prevention policy, complaint form, and harassment prevention training program. In…
    - 27 Aug 18, 12:30pm -
  • #MeToo and the Need for an Investigative Process
    The #MeToo movement has galloped through both private industry and the public sector leaving many accused of wrongdoing, but with no clear process to confirm whether the accusations are true. The consequences of this collective rush to judgment by em…
    - 19 Aug 18, 7:07pm -
  • NYC #MeToo Update: Sexual Harassment Poster and Employee Fact Sheet Just Released
    Earlier this year, we wrote about the sweeping legislative changes enacted by New York State and New York City aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment in the wake of #MeToo. Now, the NYC Commission on Human Rights has released guidance on the…
    - 17 Aug 18, 12:06pm -
  • New Massachusetts Non-Compete Law Goes Into Effect October 1, 2018
    Non-compete reform has come to Massachusetts, with wide-ranging legal and practical implications for any employers with workers in Massachusetts. Employers have just six weeks to consider and adopt a new approach to non-compete agreements for their w…
    - 14 Aug 18, 10:52am -
  • The Bubbler – August 2018

    The Bubbler – August 2018

    We want to dedicate our August Bubbler feature to our readers, who have helped Mintz’s blog achieve such an august reputation. This month’s namesake (Emperor Caesar Augustus) would have been proud to see all of the activity out of the Empire Stat…
    - 8 Aug 18, 10:45am -
  • Massachusetts Non-Compete Legislation Awaiting Governor Baker’s Signature
    Employers in Massachusetts are watching closely as a non-compete bill was recently passed by the Legislature and is now on Governor Baker’s desk. Currently slated to take effect on October 1, 2018, the law will significantly impact the drafting, im…
    - 8 Aug 18, 9:47am -

Financial Times: Recruitment

HRMorning

  • newSex harassment suit could push Riot Games settlement to $400M
    The sexual harassment suit against Riot Games has respawned and is now, potentially, able to inflict 40 times more damage on the video game maker. Riot and current and former female employees agreed in August 2019 to settle the suit. The agreement ca…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 3:08pm -
  • newHow to write job descriptions that attract Millennials
    When creating job descriptions that attract Millennials, most HR pros lack the demographic and “psycho-graphic” experience, and so they especially struggle with Millennials.Click to continue »The post How to write job descriptions that attrac…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 8:39am -
  • The 5 top feedback skills for great performance management
    Great performance management requires managers to create an environment in which employees are enabled to perform to the best of their abilities. Click to continue »The post The 5 top feedback skills for great performance management appeared first…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 8:50am -
  • Why it’s always a good time to update your onboarding
    Updating your onboarding process might not be at the top of your priority lists, but it should be - especially if it’s been over a year since your last update.Click to continue »The post Why it’s always a good time to update your onboarding a…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Jan 20, 1:41pm -
  • Top 5 ways to improve employee training with learning software
    If you’re seeking to improve employee training while implementing a learning software program, here are five critical areas to make your efforts successful.Click to continue »The post Top 5 ways to improve employee training with learning softwar…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Jan 20, 7:34am -
  • Bottom-line maternity benefits all good firms offer
    By supplying mothers with provisions that allow them to maintain their breastfeeding goals, along with the proper leave time to heal during the postpartum period, businesses can reduce healthcare costs and turnover rates. Click to continue »The po…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Jan 20, 12:25pm -
  • Exec out? 3 keys to handling a leader’s sudden departure
    It’s every organization’s worst nightmare when the CEO or a key executive leaves the company unexpectedly. And in the current climate, it’s a very real possibility. The #MeToo movement saw many top leaders terminated due to sexual harassment. M…
    - 16 days ago, 7 Jan 20, 2:14pm -
  • Study says trust your gut … but should you?
    With so much riding on HR getting hiring, promotions and, yes, firing right the first time, it’s natural that HR pros sometimes second guess decisions. But would you still be tasked with making those decisions if your instincts weren’t usually ri…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jan 20, 12:13pm -
  • Tackling mental health issues at work in 2020
    How employers engage in tackling mental health issues will be a bellwether for change. Here's what 2020 looks like, and beyond.Click to continue »The post Tackling mental health issues at work in 2020 appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jan 20, 11:08am -
  • The 7 hidden benefits of team-building activities
    Here are seven hidden benefits that will provide value to your company’s culture when you invest in team-building activities.Click to continue »The post The 7 hidden benefits of team-building activities appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 23 days ago, 31 Dec 19, 9:56am -
Emergency Comeback
Shorts Fix
Dosha Pops
In The Lights PR

Minding the Workplace

  • Recovering from workplace bullying and other traumatic experiences: “Can’t” or “won’t”?

    Recovering from workplace bullying and other traumatic experiences: “Can’t” or “won’t”?

    When it comes to folks who are dealing with severe workplace bullying and mobbing, sexual harassment, or other forms of targeted interpersonal mistreatment, we sometimes see people who seem to be stuck in a place of rumination and obsession: He just…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 7:49pm -
  • On forgiving yourself for dropping the ball

    On forgiving yourself for dropping the ball

    Have you ever dropped the ball on a work-related project? I have, and it feels awful, even when I’ve had an understandable reason — usually related to being overcommitted and swamped. At times, the workload has been self-inflicted, the product of…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jan 20, 2:59pm -
  • Gaslighting exists, and it’s horrible, so we should invoke the term carefully

    Gaslighting exists, and it’s horrible, so we should invoke the term carefully

    In her excellent book, The Gaslight Effect: How to Spot and Survive the Hidden Manipulation Others Use to Control Your Life, (2018 pb ed. with rev. intro), Dr. Robin Stern defines gaslighting as: a type of emotional manipulation in which a gaslight…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Jan 20, 7:21pm -
  • Let’s make 2020 a year of working on solutions and responses

    Let’s make 2020 a year of working on solutions and responses

      For those of us who are committed to making human dignity a framing characteristic of modern society, let’s make 2020 a year of working on solutions and responses. Over the years, I’ve witnessed an unsurprising but nonetheless troubling trend…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Dec 19, 8:54pm -
  • France Télécom bullying verdict: Guilty, with bosses sent to prison

    France Télécom bullying verdict: Guilty, with bosses sent to prison

    In a closely-watched legal case about a horrific campaign of workplace bullying and abuse linked to several dozen suicides by workers approximately a decade ago, executives of France Télécom have been convicted and sentenced to short prison terms f…
    - 34 days ago, 20 Dec 19, 11:23am -
  • A workshop as annual ritual

    A workshop as annual ritual

    For over a decade, the annual December workshop of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (HDHS) has become an increasingly significant event in my life. HDHS is a global, transdisciplinary network of scholars, practitioners, artists, and students ded…
    - 41 days ago, 13 Dec 19, 11:02am -
  • “How can I make a living doing workplace anti-bullying work?”

    “How can I make a living doing workplace anti-bullying work?”

    Over the past few months, I’ve had several conversations and exchanges with folks about options for making a living doing workplace anti-bullying work. My upshot? One should look to incorporate workplace bullying and mobbing projects and initiative…
    - 45 days ago, 8 Dec 19, 10:16pm -
  • MTW Newsstand: December 2019

    MTW Newsstand: December 2019

    The “MTW Newsstand” brings you a curated selection of articles relevant to work, workers, and workplaces. Whenever possible, the materials are freely accessible. Here are this month’s offerings: Daniel Moritz Rabson, “Working at Amazon: 189 S…
    - 52 days ago, 1 Dec 19, 2:33pm -
  • How harmful thought patterns about workplace bullying and mobbing may accelerate the aging process

    How harmful thought patterns about workplace bullying and mobbing may accelerate the aging process

    In a piece for Ideas.Ted.com (link here), Elizabeth Blackburn (Salk Institute) and Elissa Epel (UC-San Francisco Aging, Metabolism and Emotions Center) explain how our negative thoughts can expedite the aging process. Blackburn, a physician and Nobel…
    - 59 days ago, 24 Nov 19, 7:41pm -
  • Takeaway from Philly: The knowing-doing gap is everywhere

    Takeaway from Philly: The knowing-doing gap is everywhere

    At the recent Work, Stress and Health Conference in Philadelphia, it took three keynote programs and a panel discussion for me to finally reach my “duh” moment: We have so much of the knowledge and understanding we need to create healthier, happi…
    - 66 days ago, 17 Nov 19, 9:04pm -

Nolo's Employment Law Blog

  • Overtime, Independent Contractor Status on Regulatory Agenda for Department of Labor
    A couple of weeks ago, the federal Department of Labor announced its regulatory agenda for the immediate future. The DOL does this twice a year, and the announcement indicates what its rulemaking and enforcement priorities will be. The Wage and Hour…
    - 16 Jun 14, 12:55pm -
  • Noncompete Madness

    Noncompete Madness

    Here in California, we don’t have to give much thought to noncompete agreements: contracts by which, typically, an employee agrees not to go work for a competitor or start a competing business for a certain period of time after leaving a job with t…
    - 9 Jun 14, 10:01am -
  • How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?

    How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?

    Last week, the federal Department of Labor issued proposed regulations dealing with COBRA notices. The regulatory proposal is quite uninteresting: Basically, the administration is removing the model notices from the Code of Federal Regulations and pr…
    - 12 May 14, 11:34am -
  • Where Do Employers Get Sued the Most?

    Where Do Employers Get Sued the Most?

    According to a very interesting article in the Insurance Journal, employers are most likely to be sued by current or former employees in California, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi, and the District of Columbia. I’m sure no one is surprised by that…
    - 7 May 14, 12:04pm -
  • Is it Retaliation to Cut Employee Hours to Avoid Obamacare Mandate?

    Is it Retaliation to Cut Employee Hours to Avoid Obamacare Mandate?

    After a couple of delays, the employer mandate portion of Obamacare is now scheduled to take effect at the beginning of 2015. At least, a partial mandate is scheduled to start then for some employers. Companies with at least 100 employees will have t…
    - 28 Apr 14, 11:31am -
  • EEOC Issues Q&A on Religious Accommodation
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued the latest in its question-and-answer series, Religious Garb and Grooming Requirements in the Workplace: Rights and Responsibilities. I am a big fan of the EEOC’s Q&As on various di…
    - 7 Apr 14, 12:20pm -
  • Supreme Court: Severance Pay is Subject to FICA Tax

    Supreme Court: Severance Pay is Subject to FICA Tax

    Last week, the Supreme Court decided a case about how severance pay must be treated for tax purposes. The employer in the case (United States v. Quality Stores) had declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The employer provided severance pay in two programs:…
    - 1 Apr 14, 11:35am -
  • Overtime Changes? Not So Fast

    Overtime Changes? Not So Fast

    A couple of weeks ago, news outlets across the country were sounding the alarm — or singing Hail to the Chief — over what many of them referred to as an “order” or a “new rule” from President Obama about overtime. What actually happened i…
    - 26 Mar 14, 11:35am -
  • Fired for Jury Duty

    Fired for Jury Duty

    One New York employer thought it had a bright idea: Lay off an employee who is called to serve on a jury, allow her to collect unemployment, then decide, once the trial is over, whether to offer her job back. That’s how the New York Times described…
    - 11 Mar 14, 2:58pm -
  • Another Delay for the Employer Mandate

    Another Delay for the Employer Mandate

    Another day, another delay in implementing the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Originally, the employer mandate — the part of the law requiring employers with at least 50 employees to provide affordable coverage to their full-time em…
    - 14 Feb 14, 11:52am -

SmartHR

  • newOnboarding Seasonal Workers a Top Factor in Determining Business Success

    Onboarding Seasonal Workers a Top Factor in Determining Business Success

    To plan for seasonal hiring, companies invest significant time and money to prepare, starting as early as Q1 for the year’s holiday season. Unfortunately, most don’t have the right processes and technology in place to accommodate all those new em…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • newThe Importance of Economic Empowerment for Women

    The Importance of Economic Empowerment for Women

    Economic empowerment is the principle of financial independence for women. Coupon Chief tackled this issue with an infographic that covers the current state of women’s finances and how women can leverage employer benefits to improve their financial…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • newLinkedIn Now Offers the Ability to Interview Candidates

    LinkedIn Now Offers the Ability to Interview Candidates

    As recruiters, sourcing and recruiting talent can be difficult, yet many are turning to social media site, LinkedIn, to simplify their hiring needs—and a recent partnership is about to make your talent acquisition process a lot easier! If you’ve…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • newUnderstanding Disability Disclosure

    Understanding Disability Disclosure

    As an HR manager, it is critical that you make a place for people with disabilities in your workplace. That includes remaining compliant with federal and state regulations, creating a welcoming company culture, engaging in interactive accommodation p…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • newWays to Reduce Employee Commuting Stress and Cost

    Ways to Reduce Employee Commuting Stress and Cost

    Having a long or frustrating commute is something many employees deal with every day. This affects a lot of different things. Employees may arrive to work frustrated, which can impact their ability to be productive early in the day; it can make it mo…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • Q&A Performance Reviews Are Broken

    Q&A Performance Reviews Are Broken

    Perhaps you have heard: The performance review is dead—at least, that’s what a lot of analysts out there are saying. We recently spoke with a coaching expert to discuss what should take its place. Yael Shafrir is the Chief Marketing Officer of Me…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • Discouraging Toxic Workplace Behaviors

    Discouraging Toxic Workplace Behaviors

    Often, when there are challenges in meeting goals or living up to a team’s or organization’s full potential in a workplace, there usually isn’t only one issue causing the problem. Instead, many factors can contribute to less-than-optimal organi…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • Generational Hiring: Wants, Needs, and Everything in Between

    Generational Hiring: Wants, Needs, and Everything in Between

    Gen Zs, Millennials, Gen Xers, and Boomers—these are the generations that make up the modern workplace. Each generation is unique in its own way, and because of this, you must make sure your recruiting strategies are designed to attract the talent…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • 4 Hints Your Interview Approach Is Pushing Candidates Away

    4 Hints Your Interview Approach Is Pushing Candidates Away

    An overwhelming 73% of jobseekers revealed the job search process is one of the most stressful things in life, according to CareerBuilder’s 2017 “Candidate Experience From End-to-End” report. This disappointing statistic highlights a flaw in th…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 5:00am -
  • 5 Considerations for Employee Retention and 2 Downsides You Must Not Ignore in 2020

    5 Considerations for Employee Retention and 2 Downsides You Must Not Ignore in 2020

    We all know how tight the unemployment numbers have been (and continue to be), and with no immediate end in sight, it’s no surprise that it will continue to be a candidate-driven market. The post 5 Considerations for Employee Retention and 2 Downs…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 5:00am -

Workplace Prof Blog

  • Another Reason to Hate Janus
    My Akron colleague Mike Gentithes gives us yet another reason to hate the Janus decision -- the way it undermines stare decisis generally, with potentially dire consequences for abortion rights, civil liberties, labor/employment rights generally, etc…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 11:16am -
  • Eggless Cakes, OK Boomer: Highlights from Babb Oral Argument
    The Supreme Court heard oral argument today in Babb v. Wilkie. The Court considered whether the federal sector provision of the ADEA requires the plaintiff to establish “but-for” cause. The ADEA (29 U.S.C. §633a(a)) provides that personnel actio…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Jan 20, 2:38pm -
  • Travis' Dads for Daughters Book
    Michelle Travis (University of San Francisco School of Law) has just published a new book, Dads For Daughters: How Fathers Can Give Their Daughters a Better, Brighter, Fairer Future. It's available for pre-order on Amazon and is launching a the...
    - 18 days ago, 5 Jan 20, 12:10pm -
  • The Property Problem in the NLRB's Email Case
    I’ve now had a chance to do a more careful read of Rio, which confirmed my earlier sense that both the majority and dissent have almost fully adopted the early positions of Register Guard and Purple Communications, respectively (although Rio...
    - 35 days ago, 19 Dec 19, 9:33am -
  • Condolences on David Gregory
    It is with great sadness that I write to report (thanks, Mitch Rubinstein, for letting me know) the passing of long-term and much-beloved Professor David Gregory (St. John's). Here's an excerpt from his law school obituary. Remembrances in the form..…
    - 36 days ago, 18 Dec 19, 5:57am -
  • NLRB Flips Again on E-Mail, Concluding that Employees Typically Lack the Right to Use Employer E-Mail for NLRA Communications
    Today, the NLRB issued its decision in Rio All-Suites Hotel, which concluded that employees typically lack the right to use employer provided e-mail under the NLRA. The Board explictly adopted the rationale of the earlier Register-Guard decision whic…
    - 36 days ago, 17 Dec 19, 4:00pm -
  • NLRB Reverses 2014 Election Rules Without Formal Rulemaking

    - 41 days ago, 13 Dec 19, 10:57am -
  • New Book by Richard Bales and Charlotte Garden
    Hot off the presses is The Cambridge Handbook of U.S. Labor Law for the Twenty-First Century, edited by Richard Bales and Charlotte Garden. The publisher summarizes: Over the last fifty years in the United States, unions have been in deep...
    - 49 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 10:07am -
  • Colorblind Computers
    Zach Harned (Stanford student) and Hanna Wallach (Microsoft Research) have just posted on SSRN an interesting article entitled Stretching Human Laws to Apply to Machines: The Dangers of a 'Colorblind' Computer (forthcoming Florida L. Rev.). Here's th…
    - 52 days ago, 2 Dec 19, 1:41pm -
  • ILO Conference on the Future of Global Labor Rights
    Thanks to Tequila Brooks for sending information about Continuing the Struggle: The ILO Centenary and the Future of Global Worker Rights. The conference will be November 21-22, 2019, at Georgetown University. rb
    - 76 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:12pm -

Checkside

Lux Smiles Dentistry

About PopMuse

A curated aggregation of musings from across the land and of different subject matters for the scanoholics.