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 6, 2013 – 2,292 views
HR Resource
Workers’ compensation claims are all too abundant, yet surprisingly, very little appears to be understood on issues involving health practice and occupational safety. Companies involve a diverse variety of work environments with challenges of regulatory compliance. However, despite the variation in circumstances, the same health and safety issues are faced by nearly all of them. .. Full Story 
September 4, 2013 – 2,238 views
HR Resource
Use of video as a source of communication has come a long way today. Gone are the days when online video sessions were used to get in touch with your distant family members and friends. Today they have turned out to be a major part of the... Full Story 
September 2, 2013 – 2,263 views
HR Resource
Illegal immigration and undocumented worker hiring was a hot button topic in the late 1990s, with an immediacy that is mirrored only in today's more recent discussions of illegal immigration and its implications on the broader economy. Much of the problem with undocumented worker hiring came from a distinct lack of efficiency on behalf of the federal government. Though the government had long required all employees, both private and public, to verify the immigration status of their employees, the agency was... Full Story 
August 28, 2013 – 2,468 views
Nancy Anderson - Beyond.com, Inc.
Employers try to attract the best candidates by offering retirement plans and other benefits, but many employees do not contribute as much as they should to these plans. If you are concerned about low employee contributions to your company's retirement plan, there are a few things you can... Full Story 
August 27, 2013 – 2,387 views
Kimberly Hubble - Hudson
With all of the reality television talent shows that catapult unknown contestants into mega-stardom, you would think someone could develop a new and efficient way to recruit great hires. Hudson offers some hope!... Full Story 
August 16, 2013 – 2,190 views
HR Resource
Organizations, especially those with hazardous conditions, have an obligation to save their workers from occupational hazards. While workers get compensation against accidents, it is more important to prevent hazards and make conditions of work safer for them. For instance, workers in the paints and varnish industry are exposed to isocyanates threat which can be extremely dangerous. The exposure to this chemical must be distinguished from... Full Story 
August 14, 2013 – 2,291 views
HR Resource
Savings and understanding how the various available saving plans work will go a long way into helping you enjoy a stress-free retirement life. Roth 401 accounts are a retirement savings plan that the government of the United States authorized and is primarily a coagulation of the Roth IRA plan and the 401(k) plan. However, there happen to be a number of... Full Story 
August 9, 2013 – 2,600 views
HR Resource
The FMLA act or Family and Medical Leave Act gives employees a right to seek leave on grounds of being unwell personally or for taking care of family members. This is an unpaid time off, and can be asked for even in the absence of sick or vacation leave. However, several times employees abuse this leave by faking illness and making use of this time to take a break from work... Full Story