Human Resources

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Here are a few highlights from an ABC News Web poll asking readers for the worst thing a boss ever told them.
Superior leaders can connect events that seem unrelated.
Here’s a bit of advice from the research director of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership on how to avoid going bad as a leader:
One trend that's increasing among organizations chosen last month for Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work for" list is the in-creased accessibility to company leaders. Examples: Genentech's Web site lets employees ...
Employers "hire for fit" all the time. But sometimes, a fine line exists between basing decisions on job-related qualifications and the employer's "gut feelings" about the applicant. The problem: That gut ...
The U.S. Labor Department unveiled new limitations on the type of responsibilities you can hand teen employees in certain industries. The new regulations, which take effect Feb. 14, revise child-labor rules ...
Your organization's 401(k) plan should be a bit less complicated to administer in the coming years, thanks to new Treasury Department regulations.
The new rules, the first major revision of ...
Heads up: More employers are heaping legal trouble on themselves by tracking employees' volunteerism ef-forts and, in some cases, using that information (either directly or indirectly) as a prerequisite for promotions ...
Employee-referral programs have become one of the most successful and least expensive recruiting strategies. But even with their popularity, employee-referral programs can be double-edged swords.
Relying too much on employee ...
When completing I-9 Forms for new hires this year, expect some of them to hand you a different-looking "green card" to verify their work eligibility. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ...