Pre-termination checklist for Managers and HR

By: | 10.01.18 | blog, HR Compliance,
Do you have an employee who is underperforming, repeatedly violating policies or overall just not working out? In the workplace, there are few actions that present more legal risk than terminating an employee. As you consider possible termination, to reduce your legal ...

5 smart practices to help avoid retaliation claims

By: | 09.04.18 | blog, HR Compliance,
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that, in fiscal year 2017, nearly half of all charges filed with the agency included claims for retaliation.  What exactly is retaliation – and why is it a potential problem for so many employers? A retalia...

Preplanning for a Hire, Git Some!

By: | 08.30.18 | blog, Recruiting,
Folks, last time we talked about the various things you might be doing as a matter of routine that will kill your ability to acquire the necessary talent to staff and grow your company in this candidate driven market. Today we are going to dig deeper into what needs to ...

Quick Guide to Employee Discipline: 7 Steps for Managers

By: | 08.20.18 | blog, HR Compliance,
Administering employee discipline is one of the most difficult, and certainly one of the least rewarding components of any manager’s or human resources professional’s job. Yet a fair and consistently applied disciplinary process is important to employee sat...

Posting Jobs vs. Attracting Talent

By: | 05.16.18 | blog, Recruiting,
Is there anybody out there who remembers the Classified Section of the Sunday Newspaper? The classified section was a fat, once-a-week insert, a full half-inch thick and chock-full of employment ads. I’m sure some of you are ex-paper-delivery folks with nagging r...

The candidate-driven market and "Generation Why"

By: | 04.26.18 | blog, Recruiting,
In part 1, we took a look at what a “candidate-driven” market means for your company. In part 2, we’ll look at understanding the folks within that market. The Millennial workforce. Oh, my goodness. We’ve all heard the stats. In 2017, Millennials...