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.
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 ...
It's not uncommon to realize that employees on Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave aren't as productive as their temporary replacements. That puts you in the sticky situation of wishing you ...
THE LAW. Don't believe employees' claims about their desktop privacy. Current laws give your organization wide latitude to monitor and restrict employees' use of e-mail, the Internet and other computer ...