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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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 [...]
The incidence of diabetes in the United States is rising. More than
17 million people over age 20 are diagnosed with diabetes, so you face a good chance of having ...
Open-enrollment season provides an opportunity to host a benefit plan brush-up meeting for all employees. Do they need it? Yes! Some 43 percent of employees grade themselves a "C" or worse ...
Issue: So-called "fractional attorneys" allow you to buy a few hours of a lawyer's time each month. Benefit: Put out legal fires before they become infernos ... without incurring steep ...
Here's a new trend that shows positive signs for the economy, but should present a big "Caution" sign for you: The number of people changing jobs within an organization has more ...
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 ...
If you have hard-charging salespeople on staff, keep an eye out for steep drops in their productivity, requests for pay advances and questionable absences and expenses. Reason: Those are signs of ...
Reminder to employers: You may have heard that the gender pay gap is closing somewhat. But don't slack off in your efforts to comply with the Equal Pay Act.
The ...