Assess your interviewing process and beat a difficult market

By: | 09.27.18 | Recruiting
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” — Henry Ford Henry, an innovative thinker and the creator of the 40-hour workweek, was onto something here folks. We all tend to fight change. But ...

New Delaware Law Mandates Anti-Harassment Training

By: | 09.12.18 | HR Alerts
Delaware recently became the latest state to mandate sexual harassment prevention training. On August 29, 2018, Governor John Carney signed SB 360 into law, amending Delaware’s Discrimination in Employment Act to address sexual harassment and to require large empl...

Can I require employees to only speak English in the workplace?

By: | 09.10.18 | Common HR Questions
You may recall earlier this year the viral video of a white New York attorney berating Spanish speaking workers at a fast food restaurant to speak English and threatening to call ICE on the workers.  The video received national media attention.  With increasi...

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...