Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

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Make sure to clearly inform employees who take medical or disability leave at the outset about the length and terms of their leave and the consequences of failing to return to ...
Issue: When can (and should) you use personality testing to screen applicants? Benefit: More tests are available online, which makes them easier and cheaper ...
Smart companies draft policies that dictate appropriate use of company PCs, e-mail and phones. But more than 80 percent of companies fail to establish policies on handheld devices like PDAs. Employees ...
Three off-duty AOL employees met in a company parking lot. Each had a gun in his car and planned to go target shooting at a local gun range. A company security ...
Issue: Your organization can benefit from government-backed apprenticeship programs. Benefit: Such programs can help you attract better applicants, cut turnover ...
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) just released a 27-minute training video that offers practical ways for businesses to identify violence-at-work risk factors and keep employees safe.
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Hiring negotiations can be a complex game. And in their zeal to convince someone to leave one job to take another, hiring managers may be tempted to go overboard.
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Issue: The wording used in your employment policies. Risk: Overly vague language makes it difficult for employees to comply and makes you more vulnerable ...
With all the talk about new federal overtime-eligibility rules, remember this: Some states set their own rules that may contradict federal law. In such cases, you must follow whichever law is ...

Here's an easy-but-effective strategy for helping managers make better hiring decisions: Give them a quick reminder before the interview about the potential ...