HR Management

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Most good employees don’t stand up one day and quit out of the blue. They send off subtle hints that, if you’re listening, you can act on before the good employee walks out the door. That’s why it’s important to listen to statements like these that can act as an “advance warning system” for employee [...]
Federal law says you must accommodate employees' religious practices or beliefs unless doing so would cause an undue hardship on the employer.
The key question: What's considered an "undue hardship" ...

Employees are becoming well versed in the FMLA game, and you're paying the price.
Proof: Unscheduled intermittent FMLA leave now accounts for a sizable portion of all FMLA leave, says ...

Nearly half of employers say they make employee diversity a competitive selling point for their organizations, according to a new Novations survey of 1,780 HR execs and senior managers.
Still, ...
HR professionals are well aware that many résumés and applications are full of exaggerations or flat-out lies. But while you review those documents with a healthy dose of skepticism, your newest ...
In an ideal world, disputes about fragrances would not require the intervention of a manager. But fragrance sensitivity is nonetheless a real and important issue in many workplaces. Here's some guidance:
Issue: How to play a key role in shaping changes in your organization.
Benefit: You can better anticipate future HR needs and position yourself as a "thinker" not just a ...
Issue: How deeply do you want to get involved with employees' personal lives?
Risk: Becoming a sounding board for every personal problem will eat up your workday (and drain you ...
Don't allow discrimination to continue at your workplace simply because the "discriminator" and "discriminatee" are in the same racial minority. Just as supervisors over age 40 can be guilty of age ...
Organizations that use the Internet to recruit employees should pay attention to these two developments:
Job-search search engines. Rather than bouncing around to several different job boards, applicants now have ...