Human Resources Articles

Understanding Compensation and Benefits

All of the laws enforced by EEOC, except for the Equal Pay Act, require employees (or candidates) to file a Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC before they can file a job discrimination lawsuit against an employer. This means that Equ [...]

Crisis in The Workplace

It seems like everywhere we turn, there is a crisis. At work, small issues may turn into what is perceived as a huge workplace crisis. One definition of a crisis per Merriam-Webster is “an unstable or crucial time or state of affairs in [...]

To Interrupt Unconsious Bias You Must Understand it

Bias is usually unconscious which means it is second nature to us. Have you ever questioned your own bias? Everyone should! In order to interrupt any form of bias, one must understand what bias is and even test if they have an unconsciou [...]

Understanding Implied Privacy When Hiring

Privacy rights for workers are governed by certain laws, whether local, state or federal, by industry regulations or rules, and/or by company specific policies. Additionally, in many situations, people in the workplace may also have what [...]

Liabilities When Posting Jobs and Notifications

Are you unintentionally discriminating by using unconscious bias in your job ads and notifications? Of course not! Well the words unintentional and unconscious are key and should really have you doing a double take right now and asking “ [...]

Using HR Metrics

The cost of labor is often the top line-item expense in a financial report and since minimum wage laws are drastically changing right now, the cost of labor will also continue to rise at the speed of light. What can business owners do to [...]

One-Person HR Department: Tips to Succeed

If you are an HR department of one, it is very likely that you were also juggling other responsibilities including recruiting, payroll and possibly operations; not to mention putting on a technical support hat for all the HR, payroll or [...]

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