When the boss’s daughter bends the rules

  • April 01, 2007

"Treat her just like all the other employees," Mr. Bigg, the company CEO, told you when Sam came on board. "I don't want her getting special treatment because she's my...

ADA: Hiring Practices

  • March 27, 2007

HR Law 101: The ADA prohibits employers from asking job applicants questions that may reveal a disability. You should ask only about the person's ability to perform a...

Advancing your HR career: 7 truths to live by

  • March 02, 2007

"If I had known I was going to be in HR so long, I would have started to get serious about the profession sooner." Noted HR expert Michael R. Losey says he's heard this...

Mandatory EAP referral is legal

  • March 02, 2007

Q. In a previous issue of HR Specialist, you said that employers can’t force employees to visit a psychologist. Our Internet policy says that if we find employees...