HR News & Articles

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December 18, 2013 – 2,117 views
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The end of the year is not always a cause for celebrating. This is especially true for small businesses. Such organizations must start planning how they are going to plan their year-end taxes. The HR department in such organizations play major roles in handling this issue that comes up every year. A few simple steps should ease the process out for you... Full Story 
December 16, 2013 – 2,213 views
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Inclement weather is a typical weather condition that can cause major disturbance to roads and regular operations of schools and business establishments in a particular area. Different companies will have different policies regarding the pay for their employees during such inclement weather conditions. The weather conditions also differ from place to place as some regions might have problems because of cold weather leading to extensive snowfall, while other regions might be facing situations of heavy rainfall leading to floods and cyclone... Full Story 
December 11, 2013 – 2,021 views
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Interns are the people who an organization hires as a temporary arrangement for a particular period of time before they are made permanent employees or they are asked to leave. The time period varies from one place to another, but usually it starts from two months and can even go up to two years. Most of the time, this internship is done by students during their year break period or it is done after the completion of their course... Full Story 
December 9, 2013 – 2,092 views
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Nowadays with so many smartphones available in the market at a very low cost, their popularity has increased in an enormous way. With that, the use of apps has also increased. An app is nothing but a shorter version of the term ‘software application’. These software applications are commonly used in mobile phones and tablets... Full Story 
December 5, 2013 – 2,102 views
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There is growing nationwide concern among law enforcement officials regarding potential fraud associated with the Obamacare program. Authorities in California have recently shut down ten different fake Obamacare websites. These domains of these shutdown sites closely resembled the official marketplace website for Covered California (www.coveredca.com) that offered affordable health insurance under the Affordable Care Act... Full Story 
December 4, 2013 – 2,028 views
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This year, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an act that provides “paid family leave” benefit to employees. But the wording of the act has created a lot of confusion. There are many misunderstandings of the act and what it actually entails for the employees. The law is not currently in force and will only be in effect from the year 2014. Until then, the employees will not get the paid benefits though they can still take the leaves... Full Story 
December 2, 2013 – 2,257 views
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There is no organization in the world that doesn't want talented people to work with them. However, the big problem these companies face is that they are not able to attract the right people, and as such, talent acquisition becomes an issue. There can be various reasons for it, like the company is not very well known, it has got a negative perception in the market, and many more. Many companies, however, forget one basic aspect. Their website is a major tool that helps a great deal in the recruitment process by attracting many applicants to the company... Full Story 
November 27, 2013 – 2,027 views
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Department of Labor had filed a petition in the early November to the Supreme Court to look into the matter of fiduciary forethought in managing company stock as one of the options for investment. The petition by the department looks forward to tackling the problems in the circuits of the judiciary which may make it easy for individuals to challenge their employers at such times when the company loses its stick value. Full Story