Top Competencies Managers Must Possess in 2018 and Beyond

By: | 11.08.17 | Engagement
Managing is no longer about keeping tabs on every task employees undertake or watching over their shoulders every second they’re in their seats; it’s about leading people correctly so employees and companies can grow into their strengths and rely on others&...

Making employment law great again…?

By: | 11.02.17 | HR Compliance
Michael G. Trachtman Powell Trachtman Logan Carrle & Lombardo, P.C. MEA General Counselmtrachtman@powelltrachtman.com We are well into the Trump administration, and despite the well-publicized paucity of Congressional legislation, there have been, and will be, sign...

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Update

By: | 11.02.17 | HR Alerts
Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (“Department of Health”) announced that it has launched its medical marijuana patient and caregiver registry. While this is a significant step toward implementing Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (&l...

New EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Put on Hold Until Further Notice

By: | 10.24.17 | HR Alerts
Last year the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new EEO-1 form which, for the first time, would have required employers to submit extensive compensation data as part of its annual EEO-1 Report (in addition to workforce demographic already required)...

Common ways bad managers kill employee motivation (and what to do about it!)

By: | 10.11.17 | Engagement
Managing people should be easy, right? How hard can it really be to hire the right people, give them tasks, and expect high-quality output? Well, as the old saying goes, if it were easy, everybody would do it. The truth is, managing people is a tough job, and if you&rs...

5 top competencies of the modern HR professional

By: | 10.04.17 | Strategic HR
In recent years, few fields have evolved as much as human resources. What was once a position focused largely on hiring, firing, and payroll is now a critical role in successful companies’ strategic plans. HR professionals are now tasked with talent management re...