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.

Issue: Luring stars from other employers.
Benefit: Good first impressions breed a high percentage of responses.
Action: Urge hiring managers to follow this three-step format when breaking the ice. ...

To keep hiring from stealing too much time from your boss's day, offer to interview promising candidates by phone before you set up an appointment.

With the recent addition of Ohio, 46 states now have laws allowing competent adults to carry concealed weapons.
The good news: In most states, that right typically doesn't apply if ...

If you would rather nap in the midafternoon than do anything else, don't rely on a jolt of caffeine or sugar to keep you going.

Issue: Legal problems that stem from inadvertent comments at the job-offer stage.
Risk: Imprecise wording of an offer could lock you into an 'implied contract' with the employee.
Action: ...
If your organization's turnover rate hasn't picked up recently, it's only a matter of time. That's the message of
a new Society for Human Resource Management survey that says 75 ...

Even if IT support doesn't appear anywhere in your job description, office mates may tap you to troubleshoot their computer problems.

“All the first-rate decision-makers I’ve observed had a very simple rule," says Peter Drucker:  “If you have quick consensus on an important matter, don’t make the decision. Acclamation means nobody has done the homework.”
What seems impossible is often no more than preconceived notions and “mental models” distorting what we see. Don’t believe it? Check out these examples: