Q&A: Female CEOs Outnumbered But on the Rise

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

According to the Fortune Global 500, only 14 of 500 global companies are led by women. And while the U.S. Fortune 500 has record numbers, that number is only 33. In other words, 6.6% of the U.S. Fortune 500 is led by women, and 2.6% of the Fortune Global 500 is led by women. Tanya Jansen, Cofounder at beqom Here to discuss these findings is expert...

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Q&A: Female CEOs Outnumbered But on the Rise

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

According to the Fortune Global 500, only 14 of 500 global companies are led by women. And while the U.S. Fortune 500 has record numbers, that number is only 33. In other words, 6.6% of the U.S. Fortune 500 is led by women, and 2.6% of the Fortune Global 500 is led by women. Tanya Jansen, Cofounder at beqom Here to discuss these findings is expert...

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How to Deal with Employees Who Balk at the Need for Training

EntertainHR - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

Training employees can take a lot of time and resources, but it’s necessary in any organization—whether to educate staff on new industry developments, promote key skills, or simply to give them familiarity to the organization and its culture and processes. One of the biggest challenges an organization faces with training efforts is reaching...

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How to Deal with Employees Who Balk at the Need for Training

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

Training employees can take a lot of time and resources, but it’s necessary in any organization—whether to educate staff on new industry developments, promote key skills, or simply to give them familiarity to the organization and its culture and processes. Source: AJR_photo / Shutterstock One of the biggest challenges an organization faces with...

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How to Deal with Employees Who Balk at the Need for Training

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

Training employees can take a lot of time and resources, but it’s necessary in any organization—whether to educate staff on new industry developments, promote key skills, or simply to give them familiarity to the organization and its culture and processes. Source: AJR_photo / Shutterstock One of the biggest challenges an organization faces with...

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Expert: How Women Leaders Can Overcome the Workplace Barriers Holding Them Back

EntertainHR - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

In an interview on our HR Works podcast, Cynthia Sax, Senior Vice President of Consulting Services at Caliper, discussed barriers in the workplace that hold women leaders back from fulfilling their full potential.  In part one of our two-part series, Cyndi describes these barriers and explores what women can do—both for themselves and in...

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Expert: How Women Leaders Can Overcome the Workplace Barriers Holding Them Back

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

In an interview on our HR Works podcast, Cynthia Sax, Senior Vice President of Consulting Services at Caliper, discussed barriers in the workplace that hold women leaders back from fulfilling their full potential.  In part one of our two-part series, Cyndi describes these barriers and explores what women can do—both for themselves and in...

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Expert: How Women Leaders Can Overcome the Workplace Barriers Holding Them Back

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 03:00

In an interview on our HR Works podcast, Cynthia Sax, Senior Vice President of Consulting Services at Caliper, discussed barriers in the workplace that hold women leaders back from fulfilling their full potential.  In part one of our two-part series, Cyndi describes these barriers and explores what women can do—both for themselves and in...

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Joint-Employment Standard Back in Spotlight as Appeals Court Reenters Case

HR Hero Line - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:26

An appeals court’s decision to grant a motion to reconsider a case involving joint employment is the latest development in an issue that has sparked much confusion in recent months. On March 1, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to step back into the case, and the court granted the...

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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Statute Raises New Questions for Employers

HR Hero Line - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:00

Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana statute has taken effect, and dispensaries are open. The law contains a specific caveat barring employers from “discriminating” against employees who use medical marijuana with a legal state certificate. Pennsylvania employers will now join others in a growing number of states learning how to...

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Be Aware of Common Mistakes in Employee Retirement Plans

HR Hero Line - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:00

Employee benefits and retirement plans must comply with various laws and regulations to maintain their tax-qualified status. Some errors that can cause a plan to lose its tax-qualified status may occur in the underlying plan document. More commonly, the error will result from a failure to follow the terms of the plan, and even a small error can...

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Getting Social Media Recruiting on the Right Track for Diversity

HR Hero Line - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:00

Recruiters may find themselves in a love-hate relationship with social media. Previously, we’ve addressed how it’s great for finding and attracting strong candidates, but it’s also possible to use social media to exclude candidates that might lead an employer to a more diverse workforce. Solutions to that conundrum do exist, though. The risk...

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Releasing Information to ICE Can Land You in Hot Water—Just Ask Motel 6

HR Hero Line - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 04:55

For the second time in recent months, the popular budget motel chain Motel 6 finds itself on the defensive after a federal lawsuit filed in Phoenix, Arizona, accused the chain of volunteering guests’ personal information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, leading to the detention and deportation of guests. danielfela /...

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Equal Pay Ruling Supports Trend Against Asking Applicants for Salary History

HR Hero Line - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:41

A new appeals court ruling is just the latest sign of the risks associated with basing salary offers on applicants’ pay history. An 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington—ruled on April 9 that basing a salary offer on an...

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More Money, More Problems (When You Terminate an Employee)

HR Hero Line - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 05:00

One of the most common questions we receive is what an employer can do when an employee is terminated and owes the company money. In response, our clients hear one of the most common phrases in this area of the law—no good deed goes unpunished. Below are some guiding principles regarding employer benefits and employee termination. What Are We...

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Equal Pay: #Metoo Is Not Just About Sexual Harassment

HR Hero Line - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 05:00

The #MeToo movement has focused on sexual harassment in the workplace, but employers should be cognizant of another major gender issue that has been the focus of regulatory agencies in recent years—equal pay. The Equal Pay Act (EPA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 both prohibit discriminatory pay and pay disparities based on sex. A...

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Should HR Professionals Fear Generation Z?

HR Hero Line - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:18

I recently interviewed a very poised, confident, and soon-to-graduate college candidate for a technology position. When I asked him what he was looking for in a position, he answered, “The Three Ps.” I was familiar with the Four Ps so was intrigued with this rather clever response, which for him stood for “People, Progress, and Product.” I...

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Embrace Your Inner Whistleblower! (And Fight Retaliation Claims)

HR Hero Line - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:00

From one perspective, whistleblowing is an act of justice by a self-sacrificing hero, says Dr. Ken Broda‐Bahm; but from the other perspective, it’s the ultimate betrayal by a divisive malcontent. Once you understand that, Broda-Bahm adds, you can move your culture to a place where whistleblowers are much less of a threat. Broda-Bahm, Senior...

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Implement an LMS with Answers to These 5 Questions

HR Hero Line - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:00

The costs of owning and implementing a learning management system can quickly push you beyond your budget if you fail to plan accordingly. So, how can directors and managers create a true picture of their actual LMS costs to avoid ballooning expenses? Start by asking yourself several key questions before signing on the dotted line. Source: Hilch /...

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Looking for An HR Compliance Tool? HR Leaders Reveal Top 3 Requirements

HR Hero Line - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:00

Keeping workplace policies and practices current and legal has become increasingly complex, as critical issues like sexual harassment prevention, healthcare coverage, and pay equity work their way through courts, legislatures, and agencies. Your compliance obligations are changing daily. How to track the myriad changes and keep up with your...

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