Human Resources

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

Discover how your colleagues – and competitors – are dealing with discrimination and harassment, employment law, benefits programs, and more.

Many baby boomers recently surveyed by AARP say they'd be willing to take service positions after they retire from their long-term careers.

A new Unum-Provident study says claims for obesity-related disabilities increased tenfold over the past 10 years.

Rather than training employees on 'soft skills,' it's best to hire people who already exhibit them. But determining an applicant's soft skills—such as personal accountability and a strong work ethic—is an inexact science.

Reason: Your competitors are shortening the length of time that new employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan.

If a good idea pops into your head while you’re driving your car, playing a round of golf or riding the commuter train, capture it this way...

As a college president, Leo Higdon is seeing higher education absorb some of the same pressures that have slammed business, from the shortened tenures of its leaders to some unprecedented financial pressures.

When the pressure is on, your team will watch you intently to gauge your confidence level. Your attitude will influence how confident your team members feel about themselves.
Alert managers that they can't demote, fire or retaliate in any way against employees simply because they ask you to accommodate their physical ailments. That advice holds true even if employees ...
Issue: When can you refuse to rehire a former employee who may be protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Benefit: You don't have to rehire people who are ...
Issue: New managers need your help, especially in their first three months. Benefits: Smoother management transitions, and they'll see you as an asset rather than as a nuisance. Action: ...