As much as HR is an increasingly strategic part of organizations, compliance is still a fundamental aspect of what we do. The consequences of not having proper records or being on top of employment laws, are pretty dire, and one of the best ways to ensure that your organization doesn’t fall into any of these […]
Unless your workplace has a program in place, like educational opportunities, it might not be worth bringing your kids in for the work day.
It sounds easy to write a job description, doesn’t it? You just describe the requirements and responsibilities for each position in your company. You’ve done it—you’ve described the job! However, job descriptions are a fundamental cornerstone of your employee development and hiring strategies and are crucial to compliance. Doesn’t that seem like a lot of […]
Last week, U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman of the Western District of Washington ruled that transgender people are a protected class. The ruling was in response to the Trump administration’s move to ban transgender people from serving in the military, and it effectively stops that ban, in its current from, in its tracks. The administration […]
One of the hardest set of duties for any human resources professional or business leader is disciplining and letting go of employees. There are plenty of good reasons to write up and fire employees – poor performance, attendance issues, ethical breaches, or criminal activities – but it’s never an easy task, emotionally or professionally. Employee […]
Researchers estimate that as many as 70-90% of people with autism are unemployed and will experience longterm unemployment. College and university graduates with autism aren’t excluded from this trend, with 85% of recent graduates with autism experiencing longterm unemployment, even while the national average is 4.5%. CEOs now rank diversity and inclusion as a top […]