Bad Lab: John Hopkins Pays $359K to Settle DOL Charges It Discriminated Against Black Women

The U.S. Department of Labor put the employment practices of the John Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory under the microscope and found them wanting. DOL announced yesterday that the...
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The 30 worst/funniest phrases to ruin a job interview

One of the latest (and funniest) trends to hit Twitter: Users sharing what phrases they could use to ruin a perfectly good job interview. And people have posted some real gems that you, as HR pros, will...
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Great — a new way for employees to complain about you anonymously

Think employers have problems with employees posting nasty stuff about them on Facebook? Wait ’til you hear about this.  There’s a new iPhone app available called Memo — and while it’s...
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What will FLSA’s new OT-exempt minimum salary be? Here’s a hint

By now you know there are some big changes coming to the FLSA. You’re just waiting for the details. Well, they’re starting to leak out of Washington — and they’re not as heavy-handed...
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‘There is no probationary status under the ADA’

HR pros are already well aware that when a disabled employee’s FMLA leave expires, he or she may be entitled to additional leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA. But a new EEOC lawsuit shows...
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2015 Human Resources Kit – FREE Now for a Limited Time!

Learn a 6 phase approach for optimizing performance and how to maximize the likelihood of a successful HR program evaluation, including real-world techniques, strategies, and examples to illustrate their...
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Getting Great Talent: 8 Tips for Small Businesses

If you’re running a small business you really don’t have room for people who don’t fit in, or don’t pull their weight. Since you need good people, you need to make sure you’ve...
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12 Ways to Optimize Your Employee Benefits Program

Employers can double their rewards and recognition efforts in innovative, cost-efficient ways. Examples: employee-of-the-month awards, incentive pay, employee appreciation luncheons, more time off, shopping...
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Evaluating Human Resources Programs, eBook

Evaluating Human Resources Programs is a groundbreaking book that offers readers a systematic method for enhancing the value and impact of HR and supporting its emerging role as a strategic organizational...
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5 Reasons You Should Pay Your Employees For Performance

Pay can be a sensitive topic—but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t talk about it. Understanding the link between pay and performance can be vague. This webinar looks at what pay for performance...
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