Utah Passes Breastfeeding Protection Law

It’s now illegal under Utah’s antidiscrimination law to discriminate against a female employee because she breastfeeds or has a medical condition related to breastfeeding.  The amendment to...
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Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO): Good Medicine for Healthcare Recruiting

The global Healthcare industry is in flux. The introduction of the Affordable Care Act in the U.S. and other similar developments around the globe have led to dynamic changes to the industry – and to...
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10 Reasons to Outsource Recruitment

“Outsourcing” often gets a bad name. But when it comes to your recruitment function, partnering with an outside expert can successfully transform your approach to talent acquisition and deliver measurable...
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EEOC: Employer Illegally Rescinded Promotion Offer to Woman Because of Her Pregnancy

The EEOC has taken yet another employer to court over its alleged discrimination against a pregnant employee.  In this case the commission is alleging that Receivable Management, Inc., d/b/a Kramer and...
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‘Bob, you smell': What to say to employees about embarassing personal issues

Everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues. Here are some examples of how they can be handled gracefully — including the actual words...
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Report: Women Catching Up to Men in Earnings, But Great Variation by State, Ethnicity, Education

It’s going to take another 40 years or more to close the wage gap between men and women, and if you are a woman currently living in certain states it’s not going to happen in your lifetime. Those...
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Do your C-level folks understand what’s really important to your employees?

There’s a dangerous disconnect afoot when it comes to what employees really want. And it could be costing your company a bundle – both in money and employee turnover.   Benefits aren’t cheap, which...
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Feds unveil final Obamacare out-of-pocket limits

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just released the final regs on 2016 out-of-pocket maximums under the Affordable Care Act. But the information the agency tucked away in the reg’s...
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Getting Started with Elearning: Eight Questions to Consider

The face of corporate learning has changed. It is no longer possible to develop your human capital with a single approach. Today’s corporate environment calls for out-of-the-box thinking, incorporating...
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Talent Mobility: Motivating Your Employees for Career Growth

In the past, some companies used to give expatriate assignments to employees seeking additional income or the adventure of working in an exotic locale. In today’s global marketplace, however, companies...
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