Are You Involved?

Believe it or not, there are a lot of companies out there that have HR people, but don’t use them.  For example, I often hear stories about companies who have Operations, not HR, handle the employee complaint process.

Here’s a recent example that I encountered.  An HR friend was interviewing for a job and called to ask my opinion […]

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 […]

Blogging Protocol

Does your company have a blogging policy?  If you don’t, it’s long overdue.  HR Morning had a great article on this today as a matter of fact.  You can read it here.

Anyway, in the modern era where employees use Facebook, My Space, Twitter and personal blogs frequently, it would be strongly advisable to have a […]

Interviewing Advice

I came across an interesting article at HR Morning which was called “the death of etiquette in interviews.”  The article discussed things such as applicants using profanity or talking on a cell phone during their interviews, or those that brought their kids to interviews.

Even though it was an aged post, it was fascinating nonetheless.  Because nothing […]

Sue Happy

Do attorneys ever take a “sue first, ask questions later” approach?  I know that some do.  But I’d like to believe that it only happens in certain fields of practice – like ambulance-chasing accident attorneys.

But the “sue first, ask questions later” situation is exactly what a District Judge is accusing attorneys from the EEOC of […]

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