HR News & Articles

These HR articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing HR industry.

September 20, 2011 – 2,244 views
James Holland - MIRA
An in depth look at the differences between an Advisor & Broker with regard to Retirement Plans Full Story 
September 20, 2011 – 1,789 views
Brent Darnell - Brent Darnell International
I attended the SMPS (Society for Marketing Professional Services) National Conference this past week in Chicago and there was a common theme running throughout the conference: It's all about your people. Full Story 
September 19, 2011 – 2,251 views
Mindy Flanigan - Inspiring HR, LLC
Not sure if your company needs one? YES! Here is why: Time is Money; Consistency & Accountability; Wage & Hour Compliance; Employee Conduct & Performance; Value of a Signed Acknowledgement Full Story 
September 15, 2011 – 2,817 views
Richard D. Alaniz
The job requirements have appeared all around the country. One ad, placed by a Texas electronics company looking for an engineer, stated that the company would not "consider/review anyone NOT currently employed regardless of the reason." In New Jersey, a Craigslist ad for assistant restaurant managers required that applicants "must be currently employed." There are many other examples of these types of ads. Full Story 
September 13, 2011 – 2,140 views
Brandon L - Xenium HR
Leadership has an unusual opportunity to keep the organization from slipping financially, emotionally and productively, and actually thrive during an irregular economy. Full Story 
September 13, 2011 – 2,102 views
Sean Modjarrad - Modjarrad & Abusaad (M&A) Law Firm
In addition to federal laws regulating payment of wages, Texas has laws and regulations that establish state minimum wage rules as well. The Texas Minimum Wage Act applies only to employers and employees that are not covered by the federal Fair Labor Standard Act, commonly referred to as FLSA. Full Story 
September 6, 2011 – 2,213 views
Terri Swain - Employment Practices Solutions, Inc.
The shift in policies of the Department of Labor under Hilda Solis’s leadership has finally trickled down into the Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP). In Dec. 2010, the agency scrapped the Bush administration’s Active Case Management Program and adopted an Active Case Enforcement (ACE) Program. As a result, there will be less compliance reviews but the ones scheduled will be rigorous and more will result in an on-site review. Full Story 
August 30, 2011 – 2,134 views
Phyllis Weiss Haserot
"What we talk about when we talk about communication" was the title of the 2011 Annual Symposium of the Bernard Schwartz Communication Institute of Baruch College/CUNY held on May 6th. I am fortunate to be among the invitees who were treated to a full day of keynotes, small group discussions and informal talk at meals. Full Story