The 17 worst terms HR can find on resumes

There are 17 terms that HR pros and hiring managers have identified as major turn-offs on resumes.  These terms were identified in a CareerBuilder survey conducted by Harris Poll and included responses...
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Managers behaving badly: International edition

It’s oddly comforting to learn that American managers aren’t the only ones that can act like jerks sometimes.   The website of the Guardian newspaper in Britain recently opened an online discussion...
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Wellness lessons from the Heart Attack Grill

Think about this: The owner of a restaurant that encourages people to grossly overeat says he’s actually fighting against America’s obesity epidemic. That’s right. Employers and healthcare...
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Fixed leave policy costs company $1.35M

A recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit highlights the dangers of fixed leave policies.  Princeton HealthCare System, which operates several medical facilities, will pay $1.35M...
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Top 10 HR Software – Get Free Custom Price Quotes

Finding the right software for your organization is essential to implementing and executing a transition from the old to the new, but your time is valuable and there are so many human resources (HR) software...
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White Teacher Awarded $350K in Title VI Suit

Title VI is that part of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that applies to school systems which receive federal funding. It’s a violation of Title VI for school systems to discriminate in employment based...
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OSHA Gives 60 More Days for Public Comment on Workplace Injury, Illness Reporting Rule

The public will have an additional 60 days to comment on a proposed rule requiring employers to file electronic reports on workplace injuries and illnesses, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Court ups the ante in your FMLA notice responsibilities

Think your FMLA administration is a pain now? A recent appeals court decision could make it even worse.   The federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently overturned a lower court decision in favor...
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Average raise in 2015 forecast at 3% — will you be competitive?

Here’s a benchmark for you: According to recent research, the average raise in 2015 will be 3%. Are you in that ballpark?   Along with the strengthening economy and growing job market, pay raises...
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Unraveling upcoming IRS rules on Obamacare

Next year promises to be a busy year for healthcare reform compliance — so the IRS has already begun issuing sample documents and rule changes for employers. Here’s what HR pros need to know.   First,...
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