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Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Want to Make Remote Workforce Permanent? Be Careful

September 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic may have permanently changed the future of work. From banking to insurance and the legal industry, employers have embraced remote work for employees. Before March 2020, many companies allowed only a select few people to work remotely—typically […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Can Employers Require Employees to Have Driver’s Licenses?

September 15, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employers obviously want employees to be able to get to work reliably and on time. So, can an employer require employees to have their own driver’s license or car? The short answer: maybe. The longer answer: If you opt to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Compliance Training: General Knowledge for All Staff

September 15, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In a previous post, we discussed the potentially disastrous consequences of companies’ failing to adhere to the compliance requirements impacting their business by looking at several high-profile examples. The challenge for most companies faced with regulatory and compliance obligations is […]


Research, Software

Calculating Overtime Pay for Hourly Plus Commission Employees

September 15, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Most employers are well aware of their obligations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—primarily, the requirement to pay at least minimum wage and pay overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 in a given workweek. These apply to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Presidential Election: Raising the Minimum Wage

September 15, 2020

Via: SHRM

Whether or not to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour is one of many employment issues at stake in the 2020 presidential election. Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden supports raising the federal minimum wage to $15 […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Examples of Costly Compliance Violations by Employees

September 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The word “compliance” makes many employees cringe. The term conjures up images of onerous and seemingly superfluous internal rules and regulations. But companies don’t implement compliance requirements for no reason. Developing those requirements is often time-consuming and expensive. Profit-focused private […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

What HR Pros Must Know About the Newest Healthcare Crisis: Postpartum Depression

September 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As many as 20% of employees experiencing pregnancy and childbirth will also endure the debilitating—and potentially life-threatening—impact of postpartum depression (PPD). Even more concerning is that the 2020 pandemic is amplifying the challenges of PPD as new parents try to […]


Research, Software

4 Keys to Securely Offboard Employees

September 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Organizations today face many cybersecurity concerns across the board. With most businesses currently supporting remote workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attackers have been doing their best to capitalize on the current situation. In addition to the cybersecurity risks posed […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

4 Remote Onboarding Best Practices to Consider in the New Normal

September 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Over the last 7 or so months, organizations have had to adapt to the new normal brought on by COVID-19. Social distancing guidelines forced recruiters and hiring managers to adopt a fully digital hiring process, and the same goes for […]


Research, Software

Employment Practices Liability Insurance 101

September 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employers are typically well-versed in how to stay compliant with the rules and regulations surrounding employment. We all know not to discriminate and not to tolerate harassment. We know to have the appropriate rationale and documentation when making a termination […]