The Circle of Life

Is it me…or when the Federal or a State Government extends unemployment benefits…does it just cause people to want to stay at home longer?  Allow me to explain…

I realize, in this economy, that a lot of people have lost their jobs through no fault of their own.  And I have no problem with them receiving […]

Jack the Rates

In the midst of our health plan insurance renewals, I can’t help but wonder how inflated the rate quotes might become because of the recent health care reform.  Surely, I’m not the only person wondering about this.

As an HR Professional, and the one who works the most with our broker to shop and design the […]

The Health Care Debate

Every morning at work, I have the same routine.  I turn on my computer and go to SHRM’s web site to see what the news of the day is.  Below was one of today’s lead-in stories:

“After nearly three months of behind-the-scenes maneuvers, a bipartisan summit and numerous speeches, the final vote by Congress on health care […]

Facebook Photos

Is Facebook your friend?  Can Facebook cause you a problem?  Can employers use Facebook during an investigation?

I think the answers to all three are yes, although in my mind, the latter can be very dangerous.

Check out this blog post that Porter Wright published through their Employer Law Report.  They discuss a situation where a company […]

TPA’s 101 – Part I

I often get asked my position regarding TPA’s.  So I decided to have a short lesson on what to ask of your TPA and why you should consider using one.

First, let’s clarify what a TPA is.  They are third party administrators.  You could also be talking about a broker – if you’re in the insurance […]

Calling All Experts

Whether you’re an attorney, insurance broker, recruiter, industry expert or a consultant, we want you!

Now that HR Whiz is fully operational, we are looking for individuals/companies/organizations to submit Guest Posts on topics our HR readers would like to know about.

The guidelines: It needs to be single-spaced, in Microsoft Word (Times New Roman – 12 – […]

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