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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Issue: How much should you, or the hiring manager, "sell" a position versus giving the full picture, warts and all? Risk: Providing an overly rosy scenario will create ...
A new National Academy of Sciences study says damp, moldy buildings can make asthma worse and cause coughing and other respiratory problems in healthy people. And mold ...
Good news: Employees in nonunion workplaces no longer can insist on co-workers joining them during investigatory meetings. You can legally deny such employee representation requests thanks to a new National Labor ...
Issue: When you interview employees about potential misconduct, can they bring a co-worker to the meeting? Benefit: A federal labor panel ...
When employees request job accommodations for their disabilities, you must interact with them to find reasonable modifications. But it's important to know how far your organization must stretch the job to ...
The HR Specialist joined more than 12,000 HR professionals in New Orleans this summer for the annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference. Here are some ...
When checking applicants' references, some employers like to do an "end run" around the HR department. They'll call the applicant's former supervisor directly to find out the dirt on the person. ...
Some employers have retooled the traditional method of setting paid time off in separate categories by folding vacation, personal, or sick leave entitlements into one "bank." These so-called paid time off (PTO) programs allow workers to use banked time without designating the reason for taking a day or multiple days off from work. PTO offers benefits for employers and employees alike, but there are some potential pitfalls if you are not careful.
Laurie Siegel, the HR whiz brought in to mop up the mess at Tyco International, is one of those super-achieving women born of a dominant mother. What’s a dominant mother?
The business-etiquette columnist (aka Judith Martin) argues that casual business environments have all but destroyed formality in the workplace, with potentially disastrous results for you as a leader. Some examples: