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The Cost of Ignoring the Americans With Disabilities Act: $2 Million

February 26, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Anthony Morelli had permanent nerve damage that caused spasms. His doctor put him on some restrictions: no heavy lifting and every four to six months, he needs to spend two days in bed after receiving treatment. The company he worked […]


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Nobody Predicted This 2020 Trend

February 25, 2020

Via: HR Hero

We’re almost 3 months into 2020 and so far, we’ve seen two major shakeups in the HR tech landscape. Last week, we reported on a merger between Kronos and Ultimate Software and just yesterday, news broke of a different tech […]


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Boomerang Employees: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

February 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Boomerang employees are those who leave, decide the grass wasn’t greener elsewhere after all, and want to come back. Should you let them? What are the pros and cons of boomerang employees? Do they gain industry, or other, experience that […]


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Economic Reality Check: Is Your Independent Contractor an Employee in Disguise?

February 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The traditional lines between contractors and employees are fading fast as outsourcing continues to gain popularity. The “gig” economy leads people to pursue freelance careers, working several jobs or maintaining a “side hustle.” Technological advancements allow more flexibility in where, […]


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What Is Employee Offboarding?

February 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employee onboarding is a fairly well-known concept: the set of activities that get an employee up to speed and ready to perform effectively when he or she joins an organization. Onboarding has many components that most of us are well […]


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Employees Are Pulling All-Nighters for Work at Alarming Rates

February 20, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Sleep deprivation is rampant in the United States and causes many health issues. Some experts, such as Sleephealth.org, state that 70% of the U.S. population gets an insufficient amount of sleep at least once a month. The effects of that […]


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Can Academic Data Revolutionize the Hiring and Employment Process?

February 20, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As an HR professional or recruiter, you’re vetting entry-level applicants based on the caliber of their résumé, burgeoning interview skills, nascent networks, and limited professional references. It’s a process that is often more art than science when an applicant’s work […]


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Ever Wonder If the Gender Pay Gap Is Bogus? You’re Not Alone

February 20, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Believe it or not, there is no shortage of cynics when it comes to the view that men and women are paid differently, even when they’re producing work that is equal in both quality and impact. This perspective exists despite […]


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Increase in Caregiving Benefits Beyond the Requirements of the Law

February 19, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Caregiving benefits are on the rise. A recent survey shows that the majority of employers in the United States are increasing paid leave benefits. That includes expanding existing benefits, adding new benefits, broadening eligibility, and more. The survey, called Large […]


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Why Is HR Often Viewed Negatively by Employees?

February 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

To those working in HR, it might be common knowledge that HR staff are often looked upon with scorn by some employees. Employees, even though they need to work with HR and know that HR provides access to valuable services […]