According to a new survey, 89% of U.S. employees would be willing to trade some of their salary to work at a company whose values match their own—a big chunk of their salaries in some cases.
Strategic human resource management is the end product of success in conduction workplace investigations, vendor management, human capital management, and more.
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Employers may perceive flex schedules as a key retention tool, but they’re no longer shy about insisting that day-to-day productivity can’t suffer because of an employee’s altered schedule.
Federal OSHA investigators have issued citations totaling $191,215 in proposed penalties to DH Construction for violations discovered at a Philadelphia job site.
HR wears many hats, one of the most important being keeping your organization out of court. An equally important—and related—hat is smoothing out the "people problems" that inevitably arise in any organization. Here's useful advice on how best to solve common employee problems.
Just don’t feel like going into work today? You’re not alone, but be careful what you tell the boss. They’ve heard all the excuses.
A former vice-president of operations at Nittany Paper Mills in Lewistown, Pa., has pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge after the company discovered a two-year trail of improper transactions.
Here's your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.
Most organizations continue to use formal performance appraisals to assess how employees are doing and determine how much to pay them.
Informal employment inquiries can sometimes lead to failure-to-hire lawsuits. The best way to avoid such litigation is to set up a clear application process and tell all potential applicants that this is the only way they can apply.
To counter discrimination in promotion claims, be sure you can show that the selected employee was a better candidate in as many ways as possible. That makes it much harder for a disappointed candidate to prove he was clearly better qualified.
More than 106,000 HR practitioners have received the Society for Human Resource Management’s certified professional and senior certified professional credentials since they were created in January 2015.
Unless an employee directly identifies her affiliation with her employer, most social media posts and tweets don’t violate company policies. Therefore, a state court recently concluded, they don’t constitute misconduct.
In October, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 396 into law, expanding the subjects that must be covered in California’s mandatory sexual harassment training for supervisors.
A new study of employment practices disputes and litigation by Hiscox insurance researchers found that businesses in Washington, D.C., Delaware, Nevada, New Mexico and California face the highest risk of being sued by their employees when compared to the national average.
E-reporting for organizations with 250 or more employees was to have begun Dec. 1, but the compliance deadline has been pushed back to Dec. 15.
Good training doesn’t just happen. It’s the result of careful preparation and a well-developed supervisory system.
Almost all employers offer at least some employees the opportunity to work from home if a child is sick or to meet a repair person.
OSHA has proposed $1,837,861 in fines against a Wisconsin corn mill following a May 31, 2017, explosion that killed five workers and injured 12 others.
A progressive discipline system is the best way to correct employee performance problems. It’s also the best way to protect against wrongful termination lawsuits. It allows you to ensure that any employee fired because of inferior performance was treated fairly and in accordance with your company’s policies. Here’s a five-step model for progressive discipline:
Most new hires don’t negotiate their starting salaries even though most employers expect them to, according to a Harris Poll. Only 44% of applicants try to bid up a potential employer’s initial pay offer.