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Preparing for 2019…HR “To Do List”

As 2018 draws to a close, now is a good time to make sure we have all of our HR “must dos” on our calendars for the New Year. Here’s a handy chart that lists some of the major things you’ll need to do in 2019: JANUARY […]

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2019 Holiday Survey

Thank you to the 52 companies that participated in this survey! 1. New Year’s 2019 (Tuesday, January 1) Tuesday, January 1 only (63%) Monday, December 31 & Tuesday, January 1 (31%) 1/2 day Monday, December 31 & all day Tuesday, January 1 (6%) 2. Martin Luther King […]

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Using PI to Meet Strategic Initiatives

Year end is a great time to review your organization’s performance. Will your organization accomplish its 2018 goals? If not, why not? Do have the right people in each role to achieve those objectives? Do you have the right managers leading their teams to their best and […]

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Reference Checking

Job References Whether or not an employee was a great performer or just not a good fit for your organization, you generally don’t want them to be unemployed when they leave you. It’s easy to provide a reference for an employee who left on good terms, but […]

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Telecommuting & Flexible Work Schedule Survey

TELECOMMUTING: 1.  Types of employees allowed to telecommute: 2.  Companies that allow part-time employees to telecommute: 83% 3.  83% of those responding allow supervisors/managers of people to telecommute up to 3 days a week. 4.  Only 33% of employers impose a time limit before an employee is […]

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USERRA: Employer Obligations to Members of the Uniformed Services, Guard & Reserves

Most employers acknowledge the valuable service the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Reserves provide to this country. However, not all employers are aware of their obligations under the Uniformed Services Rights & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Generally, USERRA requires employers to reemploy individuals who, because […]

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ADA Compliant Job Descriptions

While there is no regulation that requires employers to provide job descriptions, it is in an employer’s best interest to outline the essential functions of a position in order to demonstrate what the responsibilities are and to assess whether or not an applicant can perform the essential […]

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ADA and The Interactive Process

Employers are required to provide a reasonable and operative accommodation for employees with a disability. The best and easiest way to reach a point of agreement on an accommodation is to engage with the employee and have an interactive dialogue. The interactive process is an effective way […]

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Using Initialisms and Acronymns

As an HR professional, you are aware that there are many abbreviations used when referring to specific laws and regulations, organizations or processes. While a seasoned HR veteran may be more familiar with these abbreviations, someone who is new to the profession or not at all familiar […]

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Organizational Charts…Are They Useful?

Does your company use an organizational chart? Do you know your chain-of-command or where you fit it? Not every company uses or needs organizational charts (org charts). In a large company, seeing the chain-of-command can be useful when there are several departments and the levels of management […]

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