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  • Comment Period Begins for OT Rule
    Posted by Michael J. O'Brien on 26 luglio 2017 at 20:13

    The Department of Labor is expected to publish today in the Federal Register its anticipated Request for Information on its overtime rule. As you may recall, the rule was blocked last November by a Texas federal judge before it would have expanded overtime protections to over 4 million workers, by more than doubling the annual salary level at … Continue reading Comment Period Begins for OT Rule &rarr […]

  • Is There Still a Need for HR?
    Posted by Steffen Maier on 26 luglio 2017 at 16:17

    HR departments are the last thing fast growing companies pay attention to. In the race to become lean, hypergrowth machines, many executives in the tech industry see HR simply as a nice to have at best, if not a symbol... […]

  • Labor Department Asks Employers For Input On Revising Overtime Rules
    Posted by Alex Passantino on 26 luglio 2017 at 15:00

    Editor’s note: The DOL rule raising  the minimum pay threshold to $913 a week to determine who had to be paid overtime was to have taken effect December 1, 2016. However, 21 states and a number of business organizations sued... […]

  • Before You Can DisruptHR, Disrupt You
    Posted by DisruptHR on 26 luglio 2017 at 14:30

    “The way we do work is not the same as it used to be,” Christoff Boshoff says to his DisruptHR audience knows. “Yet we’re stuck in HR in the same way we’ve always done it,” he adds, leaving no doubt... […]

  • 4 Ways HR Can Accomplish More with Less
    Posted by hreonline.com on 26 luglio 2017 at 10:52

    By Jewell Parkinson Here are four technology-related best practices that HR teams should keep in mind as they seek to accomplish more with less throughout the entirety of the employee lifecycle. […]

  • Reducing Employee Time Theft
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 26 luglio 2017 at 10:33

    You want employees to work for all the time you pay them, right? So what can you do to stop people from “forgetting” to clock out or having a friend “buddy punch” them in? What about preventing people from goofing off on their phones instead of cleaning up or helping customers? This is called Time […] The post Reducing Employee Time Theft appeared first on Evil HR Lady. […]

  • The Work Desk 2.0
    Posted by hreonline.com on 26 luglio 2017 at 08:53

    By Maura C. Ciccarelli A new crop of "smart" desks is making it even easier for employers to encourage healthy behaviors in the workplace. But will it work? […]

  • Half of All Candidates Are Not Asked About Salary
    Posted by Mykkah Herner on 25 luglio 2017 at 16:00

    As more U.S. cities and states are banned from asking job candidates, “So, what’s your salary?” recruiters and hiring managers at companies are wondering: How do we determine if we’re in the same compensation ballpark with incoming candidates? We have... […]

  • Bring Change to Mind
    Posted by hreonline.com on 25 luglio 2017 at 15:30

    Mental-health issues are a leading cause of employee health, productivity and absence issues. Employers are often the first line of assistance in helping workers and their dependents receive the care they need. […]

  • 5 Simple Things the US Should Adopt from Europe
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 25 luglio 2017 at 14:31

    I’m an American who lives in Europe—Switzerland to be exact, and I’m home for a visit. I love Europe and I love America, but both could use a bit of infusion from the other to make things better off. (And when I say Europe, I want to acknowledge that there is no “European” culture or […] The post 5 Simple Things the US Should Adopt from Europe appeared first on Evil HR Lady. […]

  • You Can’t Be Strategic Without Operational Intelligence
    Posted by Chuck Brans on 25 luglio 2017 at 14:04

    In today’s connected business, companies implementing enterprise software need to have more than just a transactional system that can help ensure that a product arrives in the right place at the right time. Enterprise solutions should be able to go... […]

  • The Telltale Text
    Posted by Mark McGraw on 25 luglio 2017 at 13:00

    Erika Nardini says she learns a lot about job candidates by how quickly they respond to text messages. And if you want to work for her, you better not leave her hanging when she sends you one. Last week, I started seeing article after article focusing on Nardini—CEO of Barstool Sports—and a unique exercise she … Continue reading The Telltale Text &rarr […]

  • Don’t Underestimate the Difficult Decision to Quit
    Posted by Ron Thomas on 25 luglio 2017 at 12:45

    “I QUIT” In reading through an article the other day, I came across an old article about the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI .This was big news in 2013 since it had been 600 years since a pope had resigned... […]

  • In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 24 luglio 2017 at 18:41

    Americans love to telecommute. 34 percent of Americans work at least 4 days a week from home. Only 4 percent of Japanese work from home at least one day per week. The Japanese government wants this to change. Why? Two big reasons: To increase productivity and to prepare for the influx of visitors for the 2020 […] The post In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity appeared first on Evil HR Lady. […]

  • Surprising Research Says Negative Feedback Is Effective (and We Might Even Prefer It)
    Posted by Joe Hirsch on 24 luglio 2017 at 16:00

    Few people like hearing bad news about themselves. Getting a tough performance review or being called out for a mistake challenges our status and triggers feelings of shame, frustration, and helplessness. Negative feedback floods the brain with stress-inducing hormones that... […]

  • Firing a Toxic Leader Is Only the First Step to the Cure
    Posted by Kenneth Matos on 24 luglio 2017 at 14:44

    Toxic leaders are narcissistic, abusive, single-mindedly self-promoting, inconsistent, and authoritarian. Their leadership styles are devoted to advancing their own interests at the expense of the institution and their coworkers. Hollywood has given us several iconic toxic leaders: Gordon Gekko in... […]

  • Reconsidering Your Office Layout
    Posted by Jack Robinson on 24 luglio 2017 at 13:00

    Gallup survey results  reinforce a key point of my recent story about the distracting acoustical problems of open offices: In the workplace, privacy matters. Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace (full report is  here) finds that while an estimated 70 percent of U.S. offices use open floor plans to encourage collaboration, “people still want a … Continue reading Reconsidering Your Office Layout &rarr […]

  • Massachusetts Court Says Medical Marijuana Users Are Entitled to Accommodation
    Posted by Christopher B. Kaczmarek, Nancy N. Delogu and Richard Marks on 24 luglio 2017 at 12:45

    On July 17th, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unanimously held that an employee may pursue a disability discrimination claim under state law against her former employer for failing to accommodate the employee’s use of medical marijuana. This is the first... […]

  • 7 Steps to Successful Technology Adoption
    Posted by Scott Span on 21 luglio 2017 at 16:28

    So you’ve decided to implement new technology (ERPs, EHRs, SaaS, mobile, cloud, etc.) within your organization – congrats! New technology can definitely make your organization more effective and productive, but only if the people within your organization actually use the... […]

  • Deloitte Says It’s Time To End Affinity Groups
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 21 luglio 2017 at 13:47

    Does your company have a bunch of “affinity” groups? For instance, a women’s group, a gay group, or an African American group? Lots of companies do. The idea is that if you bring people who share characteristics together they can help each other succeed. Bloomsberg Businessweek reports that Deloitte is moving away from these affinity groups. With diversity […] The post Deloitte Says It’s Time To End Affinity Groups appeared first on Evil HR Lady. […]

  • The High Cost of Caregiving
    Posted by Andrew McIlvaine on 20 luglio 2017 at 18:39

    You may or may not be familiar with the story of Kristian Rex, a New Jersey man who cares for his elderly father, a former boat captain who once had “arms like Popeye” and who now — thanks to a debilitating stroke — is unable to perform basic, daily routines such as shaving himself. As shown … Continue reading The High Cost of Caregiving &rarr […]

  • Working Hard or Hardly Working?
    Posted by Michael J. O'Brien on 19 luglio 2017 at 20:17

    Professionals surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said they squander an average of 56 minutes per day, or the equivalent of nearly five hours a week, using their mobile device for non-work activities in the office. In contrast, senior managers estimate their staff members spend 39 minutes each day on their cell phones during business hours. … Continue reading Working Hard or Hardly Working? &rarr […]

  • On Communicating
    Posted by Laurie Ruettimann on 19 luglio 2017 at 15:28

    Hi, everybody. Love you. I’m fine. I wanted to say hi and talk about communicating. The post On Communicating appeared first on Laurie Ruettimann. […]

  • Homeland Security Issues New Non-Skilled Visas to Save Maine from Hiring Local
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 19 luglio 2017 at 11:38

    Businesses in Maine that operate in the summer tourism industry have a problem: Not enough visas available to hire their summer staffs. So, horror of horrors, they are having to (gasp!) do things like increase salary, and changing schedules to attract local talent. Makes me want to cry in the corner or something. Poor businesses. […] The post Homeland Security Issues New Non-Skilled Visas to Save Maine from Hiring Local appeared first on Evil HR Lady. […]

  • Who’s Afraid of Automation?
    Posted by Mark McGraw on 18 luglio 2017 at 14:12

    Despite all the hand-wringing over automation’s potential to displace scores of hard-working humans, it seems that a majority of employees are actually ready to welcome our new robot overlords. In fact, just 14 percent of U.S. employees say they’re worried that automation will take their job away someday, according to new research from Atlanta-based Randstad … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of Automation? &rarr […]

 

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