The HR Specialist

Privacy advocates may squirm when big data is used to profile workers—but many of those workers may not mind.

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Here’s another reason to guard against retaliation following a sexual harassment complaint: You could be slapped with an unfair labor practices charge for actions that occur after an employee asks co-workers to help gather evidence of harassment.

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U.S. businesses with at least 10 employees have a 12.5% chance of having an employment liability charge filed against them, according to a recent study by Hiscox, a specialty insurer that focuses on employer legal liability coverage.

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Tech and workforce experts are evenly divided about whether artificial intelligence and robotics will be net job creators or destroyers by 2025.

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U.S. workers can expect pay raises averaging 3.1% in 2015, according to the 41st annual WorldatWork Salary Budget Survey. The nonprofit organization found that U.S. employers’ budgets for pay increases have risen slightly from 2.9% in 2013.

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When Brennan Gleason graduated with a graphic design degree from a Canadian college, he really wanted his résumé to stand out. Solution: He created a four-pack of home-brewed beer to send to companies.

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Looking at a broad swath of U.S. corporations—not just large, publicly traded ones—it turns out that only a handful of CEOs crack the $1 million mark in annual cash compensation.

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Some employers are encouraging workers to sleep on the job. The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2014 poll of HR pros says 6% of workplaces have nap rooms where employees can catch up on their Z’s.

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Spending on health care rose less than 0.3% this summer, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a strong sign that the health-cost curve may be flattening over the long term.

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It’s time to file your annual EEO-1 survey with the EEOC. If you received a letter in July indicating that you must file an EEO-1 report, you have until Sept. 30 to do so.

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