The HR Specialist

Of course you should strive to keep your workplace free of discrimination, but you don’t have to satisfy unreasonable equity requests.

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Do you type two spaces after a period? If so, your résumé may be destined for the wastebasket. According to career counselor Marc Miller, adding that extra space is a résumé mistake that brands an applicant as Too Old.

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Female executives in emerging nations have had more success breaking the glass ceiling, according to Grant Thornton’s 2014 “Women in Business” report.

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It isn’t just about protecting employees. It’s also a sound risk-management strategy against harassment liability.

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Use of paid time off leave banks has increased almost 50% in the last dozen years.

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Walmart has announced it will stop offering health insurance benefits next year to part-time employees working less than 30 hours per week—about 5% of the retail giant’s workers.

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Possibly the greatest perk you’ve never heard of: paid vacation that new hires can take before reporting for work at their new organizations.

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The U.S. Department of Labor has opened a new front in its war to crack down on employers that misclassify workers as independent contractors: It’s helping states scour unemployment insurance records for evidence of misclassification.

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The hole left when an outstanding employee departs can seem big enough to swallow up the productivity of that person’s whole department. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are four tips to maintain order and productivity when a top employee moves on

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OSHA has issued a request for information seeking employer input on permissible exposure limits for hazardous chemicals, along with chemical management methods to promote workplace safety. It’s part of the agency’s ongoing review to identify “more effective and efficient approaches” for managing chemical exposures at work.

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