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.

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.

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.
When an employee gives you a Social Security card or other document to complete the I-9 Form, how far must you go to prove that the document is genuine? You can ...
Issue: Spurred by corporate retirement-fund scandals, the federal government is stepping up its monitoring of benefit plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Risk: In 2003, ...
Unless you manage a team of clones who all do exactly the same tasks in the same ways, the employee-of-the-month approach leads to apples-and-oranges comparison that spawn mistrust and resentment.
Thorough background checks can help you defeat any negligent hiring claim.
But what if applicants' background checks come up clean, yet they begin displaying troublesome behavior at your workplace. In ...
Issue: What you don't say in a job-offer letter may be just as important as what you do say. Risk: Fired employees may try to use poorly written job-offer letters ...