Are Your Company’s Cultural Practices Truly Competitive?

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As companies across the U.S. throw their hats into the ring for a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list this month, you may be turning a curious lens toward your own company’s cultural practices. Do you know whether they measure up as ones that would be considered “great?”…

Senators Introduce Legislation Targeting Worker Misclassification

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By Ilyse Wolens Schuman Two weeks after the U.S. Department of Labor issued an Administrator’s Interpretation cautioning that “most workers are employees,” Senators Bob Casey, D-PA, and Al Franken, D-MN), introduced a bill targeting worker misclassification. The Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 would make a number of amendments to the Fair Labor…

HR Basics: The Four Benefits of Conducting Exit Interviews

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Exit interviews are often overlooked, but they can be very valuable to your business. It’s a time to learn and reflect on your company as a whole and also learn about individuals and how they interact with one another. Sometimes you will confirm that your company is heading in the right direction and…

The Limits to Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace

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By Eric B. Meyer Many of us, including me, have a loved one or friend who has suffered through mental illness. With proper treatment, counseling and support, the symptoms may be controllable. However, sometimes medication and treatment aren’t enough. Mental illness, which generally qualifies as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act,…

If Your Talent Acquisition Department Doesn’t Have One of These, Maybe It Should

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“… my awesome company/team is looking for a ninja recruiting coordinator … if you all know anyone please send them my way…” That was posted in an online sourcing group I’m in. Recruiting coordinator — maybe for those departments which lack it, that’s what we’re missing today in the sourcing field. Maybe we need sourcing coordinators instead…