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...

Civility & harassment in the workplace

By: | 08.09.18 | Training and Development
Lately, we’ve all heard a lot of talk about harassment. Most people probably think they know what they should and shouldn’t do when it comes to interacting with colleagues. As witnessed by recent news events, however, it’s obvious that people’s ...

Employee requests for leave as a reasonable accommodation

By: | 07.31.18 | HR Compliance
Few issues confound and frustrate business owners, managers and human resources professionals more than employee requests for leave as a reasonable accommodation. While the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not include “leave” among its non-exhaust...

It just got harder for Pennsylvania employers to rely on an employee’s failure to report harassment that started a long time ago

By: | 07.20.18 | HR Alerts
This week, the Pennsylvania federal appeals court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, made it harder for employers to rely on the passage of time and an employee’s failure to report sexual harassment by a supervisor as a defense to liability...

Pitfalls that Stifle Your Hiring Efficiency

By: | 07.18.18 | Recruiting
If you were to take a poll of 1,000 HR Professionals and Recruiters right now, and ask them to describe their recruiting experience so far this year, I guarantee you, that description would likely resemble the soundtrack to The Exorcist — moaning, groaning, gnash...