7 critical health cost-cutters: How many do you use?

Healthcare costs are on pace to increase at record lows this year. That’s the good news. The bad? This trend won’t last. In fact, there are a number of trends – increasing drug costs, the ACA’s...
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The key to keeping young workers around? Manager feedback

What can companies do to get their young workers to stick around longer? Give them more feedback, a new survey says.  As Millennial workers (those born after the 80s) continue to come into the workforce,...
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HR administration: More difficult for small businesses? [Infographic]

Regardless of the size of the business, HR administration is a challenging job. But according to new research, HR pros at smaller firms have their own unique set of challenges — and rewards. The...
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Employee handbooks: Feds spell out what you can, can’t include

HR pros may want to take a closer look at their employee handbook — and ASAP. Why? The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) General Counsel just released a massive report on employee handbooks...
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Recruitment Success Kit – 15 HR Technology Tips for 2015

Is your recruitment ready for the challenges ahead? iCIMS has compiled 15 common problems that recruitment departments face because their recruitment technology lacks core functionality. The 15 Tips for...
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3 Methods to Improve Your Recruiter & Hiring Manager Relationship

Recruiters and hiring managers don’t always see eye to eye and cause roadblocks in the hiring process. Hear what 1,000 recruiters & hiring managers revealed were the biggest roadblocks in their day...
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Can a worker claim retaliation after she slapped her harasser?

If an employee smacks a manager she claims is sexually harassing her, a company is justified in firing her, right?  Maybe not. That’s the question being asked in a retaliation lawsuit involing WES...
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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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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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