The EEOC Employer Wellness Plan rules are scheduled to take effect January 2017. The rules allow employers to offer both incentives and disincentives for employees who choose to participate or not to participate in employee wellness programs. The new rules do not, according to the EEOC, violate ..
November is upon us, and it's almost time for the Holidays. The holidays bring joy and time with our families and communities, and they also come with special considerations for human resources to consider in the workplace. Here are some factors to consider and ways you can ensure a holiday seas ..
Can an employee be fired over social media postings? Yes, but there are some laws and rules that need to be considered before a firing decision is made. First amendment rights to free speech means the federal government cannot keep an employee from speaking their mind. Private businesses are ..
The Human Resources department is a vital component of every business. It cannot be caught off-guard by changing regulations or shifting business goals. With the end of the year quickly approaching, there are six essential ways that Human Resources must prepare for the new year. 1. ACA Repor ..
There are many reasons more small to mid-size companies are outsourcing their human resources and personnel management functions. Human resources used to be a small part of operating a business, but has become much more involved thanks to complex federal regulations, the growing importance of e ..
How your peers, employees and customers view you often defines the level of success you reach. Staying on everyone's good side does not make you a credible person worthy of respect. You must work for an impeccable reputation. Act in these 10 ways and prove yourself as a person of high character. ..
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in the United States. According to ADA, businesses can't discriminate in employing individuals due to disclosure of a visible or invisible disability. If a disabled individual is the most qualified candidate, businesses must hire them ..
Change is inevitable. If you decide to remain stagnant, you get left in the mire. The ability to adapt is a characteristic that often determines who continues to climb the advancement ladder and who remains stuck on a lower rung. Teach yourself flexibility so you can make the adjustments a high- ..
We've built such a stigma around the "That's not my job." mentality that often managers and employees alike are crossing job performance boundaries that they should not. The workforce is a competitive environment, and for the most part people genuinely want to succeed at their job and please the ..