Human Resources

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What's the most important factor in an employee's job satisfaction? A new study says HR professionals and employees have completely divergent answers to that question ...

A little appreciation can go a long way with employees. This holiday season, remind supervisors to stuff their employees' stockings with a simple "thank you" for a year of loyal service ...

Managers in every U.S. organization got a wake-up call from the U.S. Supreme Court this summer about the legal risk of retaliating against employees who voice complaints about discrimination or other on-the-job wrongdoing. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court established a broad national definition of what management actions would be considered illegal “retaliation” under […]

Employees of Canada's Great Little Box Co. have a daily incentive to meet their goals: a trip on the company's dollar ...

Included in HR Weekly e-letter — june 19, 2007, free story Most managers have faced this dilemma at least once in their careers: A candidate looks great on paper and gives a knockout interview; but two weeks into the new job, you’re less than enthused. The new employee doesn’t show that same initiative or smarts […]

She can't afford to give big holiday bonuses to her eight employees, so Deborah Williams, owner of Design and Image in Denver, hands out something just as valuable: a book of coupons redeemable for work/life balance during the year ...

When the U.S. Supreme Court began its new term, one of its first moves was to reject a case that could have created new responsibilities for employers in investigating sexual harassment ...

As of June, 253 companies in the Fortune 500 (or 51 percent) provided health insurance coverage to employees' same-sex domestic partners, according to a Human Rights Campaign survey ...

Does your employee handbook outline a progressive discipline process and also include a contract disclaimer? If so, you may think the disclaimer prevents employees from claiming that the discipline policy was a "contract" that can't be skipped over in favor of instant termination. But you'd be wrong ...

You carefully track all hours worked by nonexempt employees. But do you know how many hours your exempt employees work? That can become a problem if you misclassify an employee as exempt when the person should have been hourly ...