HR / Employee Relations

How to document employee infractions: 4 ‘musts’ to include

July 27, 2019
In his recent Business Management Daily webinar, Documenting Employee Performance, author and HR executive Paul Falcone explained how much (and what kind) of details should be included when documenting employee performance and behavior problems.
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OK to fire by email?

June 19, 2019
Q. One of my employees works from home. Can I terminate him via email or do I need to call him in?
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Head off a lawsuit with an apology?

June 19, 2019
Some attorneys now advocate that an often-overlooked option of simply saying “I’m sorry” in certain situations may actually soothe feelings, and even defuse legal action.
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Positive tests for pot hit 14-year high last year

April 16, 2019
More workers are testing positive for marijuana than at any time in the last 14 years, according to data compiled by Quest Diagnostics.
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Employers sharing less pay info now than in 2010

March 5, 2019
Forty-seven percent of organizations now provide employees only minimal information about others’ pay, compared to 32% in 2010.
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Remind staff: Contractors aren’t employees

February 13, 2019
The more control you exert, the more likely your organization will be on the hook as the employer in any lawsuit.
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3 keys to recruiting the best

December 21, 2018
Many of your employees could be looking for a new job, according to research by Adtaxi, a digital marketing firm. How do you quickly find new talent to replace the folks who leave? Adtaxi recommends the following.
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New perks to land top applicants

December 21, 2018
To entice—and keep—top talent, organizations may not be able to rely on standby perks, such as a 401(k), vacation time and snacks in the break room. Many are choosing more creative benefits. Consider these trends.
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Face it: Résumé photos are a deal breaker

December 18, 2018
The No. 1 quickest way candidates can turn off a hiring manager is to include a headshot with their résumé, according to a new Netquote survey.
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More to the holiday party than meets the eye

December 11, 2018
The positive impact of a good holiday party keeps on working long after the last dance.
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