HR White Papers
These white papers from leading HR experts provide great insight and research on timely relevant HR topics.
Small and large business owners alike owe it to themselves to better understand how the government's E-Verify initiative is helping business owners hire only those qualified applicants who are as qualified to earn income as they are to perform the task at hand. Implementation is relatively easy, and the benefits resulting from the E-Verify system continue to increase as more employers make it part of their standard hiring process. Download this white paper to learn the ins and outs of E-Verify.
If you are serious about protecting yourself, your current employees, your inventory and your reputation, then you should absolutely be conducting background checks on your potential new employees. Download this white paper to learn why background checks are important for safety and security to your public image and reputation, and why they are a necessary step in the interviewing and hiring process for any company.
Religion plays a major role in the lives of many Americans, and accommodating religious beliefs poses a unique challenge to companies seeking to promote diversity within the workplace. Employers must take care to balance the needs of their employees with the company's objectives. It is especially important to ensure that all business practices comply with federal and state laws in order to avoid litigation and maintain a healthy work environment. Download this white paper to understand the laws about religious accommodations in the workplace, and how to enact policies that will maintain productive and positive relationships with employees.
Whether a business has only three employees or a staff of 300, if even one of them is manipulative, productivity suffers. Dealing with problems with manipulative employees as soon as they become apparent is the best solution because ignoring them will not make them go away. Download this white paper to learn how to recognize manipulative behavior and stop it before it causes irreparable damage. Download this white paper to learn the all about manipulative employees and how to deal with them in the workplace.
Developing effective employee orientation programs is an important job for human resources professionals. A well-planned employee orientation program introduces employees to a company, supervisors and co-workers. Download this white paper and learn how to develop a successful employee orientation program that effectively illustrates job duties and company policies, lowers the learning curve and gets employees off to a good start that ensures long-term success.
In the past three years, Office of Federal Contracts and Compliance Programs'(OFCCP) approach towards compliance enforcement has been more aggressive than ever. Since the new administration took over in 2009, we have seen significant changes to how the agency has been conducting compliance reviews. Based on the questions on which OFCCP asked the public for comment, we can assume the agency will continue on the forceful path it started three years ago. Download this White Paper to see the gathered responses to OFCCP’s questions, and the potential consequences to the contractor community.
In the digital age, it's imperative for HR departments to learn how to use online job listing space more effectively. Techniques that are effective in newspaper listings often fall flat online. Creating effective job listings improves the process for applicants and recruiters. These pointers and more in this white paper will help human resource departments and recruiters get the most out of each job listing and secure the best applicants in a short amount of time.
Employing Individuals with Disabilities: Understanding the Latest Requirements, Updates, and Potential Changes
With the announcement of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) by The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regarding updates to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the agency has brought focus on the affirmative action efforts for individuals with a disability as a top priority. In the effort to enforce these requirements, federal contractors and subcontractors are compelled to look into their employment practices to improve their recruitment efforts. Download this white paper to prepare for this final ruling with steps suggested by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
When it comes to effective affirmative action compliance — one size doesn't always fit all. Depending on the industry, affirmative action compliance and planning can vary greatly. This is especially true when it comes to the needs, expectations, requirements, industry trends, and solutions for best practices. Download this white paper to discover the three industries that must comply with affirmative action regulations. Each of these three industries have specifically different concerns and requirements.
Did you know Facebook has over 300 million users? Chances are many of the employees at your company contribute to this number. Right now we're living in a time of TwitterFaceSpace Pandemonium. No, this isn't a real word—but as the emphasis on social media sites and its impact on the workplace continue to grow, it may soon become one. Download this white paper to see how your workforce is being impacted by social media and what you can do about it to keep morale and productivity up.