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: About a third of all organizations prohibit employees from discussing pay with one another. Risk: Such confidentiality policies likely violate ...
Issue: Employees can provide your best defense against security breaches. Benefits: Low-cost security, plus employee involvement. Action: Poll employees, especially smokers, to determine where your organization ...
Quick quiz: What does your temp agency contract say about performing background checks? Is it your duty? Is it theirs? Too many employers don't know the answer. They simply assume a ...
Issue: Done right, your job application is a great tool to collect applicant information and communicate key data about your organization. Risk: Unnecessary questions can run you afoul of federal ...
Great resumes are a dime a dozen. That’s why smart managers use clever interview techniques to smoke out resume lies and exaggerations. Here are four common fraud targets you should zero in on: 1. Academic credentials. Phrase some questions to determine whether the candidate really attended the schools listed. “Is William Drew still teaching Marketing [...]
Hammer home safety rules to new hires before they start. Don't expect on-the-job experience to teach them the safety ropes.
Reason: New employees suffer the most says a new study ...
Issue: Employees may try to use "self-defense" as a reason for breaking your no-fighting rule.
Risk: That would limit your ability to punish violent workers ...
Does it fall on you to help organize the holiday party? If so, shake things up this year by changing the venue, possibly to a skating rink or a boat. Approach ...
In a lot of ways, the federal government doesn't have to play by the same rules as private employers. But a new law puts Uncle Sam one step closer to walking ...
Issue: Personal relationships between employees and their bosses are ripe conditions for legal trouble.
Risk: Any form of quid pro quo ("this for that") exchange of sexual favors for job ...