Working Parents Are Suffering in These 5 Aspects of the Workplace

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:33

More than one in three working parents believe they’re treated worse than their coworkers. About a quarter of new parents say it’s hard to develop their careers. In fact, one in five says he or she has been passed over for opportunities. These findings from the Bright Horizons Family Solutions paint a troubling picture of the working...

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Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities—Why Bad Actors Target HR Departments

EntertainHR - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:25

Your organization’s C-suite isn’t the only target at risk of cyberattacks. Cybercriminals frequently target human resources (HR) departments with the goal of collecting financial and personally identifiable information (PII). HR departments not only are more likely to have cybersecurity vulnerabilities but also are the keepers of a great deal...

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Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities—Why Bad Actors Target HR Departments

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:25

Your organization’s C-suite isn’t the only target at risk of cyberattacks. Cybercriminals frequently target human resources (HR) departments with the goal of collecting financial and personally identifiable information (PII). HR departments not only are more likely to have cybersecurity vulnerabilities but also are the keepers of a great deal...

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Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities—Why Bad Actors Target HR Departments

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:25

Your organization’s C-suite isn’t the only target at risk of cyberattacks. Cybercriminals frequently target human resources (HR) departments with the goal of collecting financial and personally identifiable information (PII). HR departments not only are more likely to have cybersecurity vulnerabilities but also are the keepers of a great deal...

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Special from #SHRM2018: Culture Beats Skills and Stars … Until the IPO

EntertainHR - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:11

You can hire for skills, or hire stars, for culture fit, or for a mixture of those, says best-selling author Adam Grant. Data show that with fast-growing start-ups, cultural fit trumps. However, as companies grow, culture becomes a problem. Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, offered his tips at SHRM’s Annual Conference...

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Special from #SHRM2018: Culture Beats Skills and Stars … Until the IPO

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:11

You can hire for skills, or hire stars, for culture fit, or for a mixture of those, says best-selling author Adam Grant. Data show that with fast-growing start-ups, cultural fit trumps. However, as companies grow, culture becomes a problem. Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, offered his tips at SHRM’s Annual Conference and...

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Special from #SHRM2018: Culture Beats Skills and Stars … Until the IPO

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:11

You can hire for skills, or hire stars, for culture fit, or for a mixture of those, says best-selling author Adam Grant. Data show that with fast-growing start-ups, cultural fit trumps. However, as companies grow, culture becomes a problem. Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, offered his tips at SHRM’s Annual Conference and...

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Special from #SHRM2018: Can Applicants Own Their Background Information?

EntertainHR - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:00

I recently sat down with Tammy Cohen, the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer with InfoMart at #SHRM2018. InfoMart puts background information into the hands of the owner—and uses block-chain technology to permanently store verified information. Background Checks Come in All Shapes and Sizes We began our conversation by discussing the term...

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Special from #SHRM2018: Can Applicants Own Their Background Information?

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:00

I recently sat down with Tammy Cohen, the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer with InfoMart at #SHRM2018. InfoMart puts background information into the hands of the owner—and uses block-chain technology to permanently store verified information. Source: phive2015 / iStock / Getty Background Checks Come in All Shapes and Sizes We began our...

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Special from #SHRM2018: Can Applicants Own Their Background Information?

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:00

I recently sat down with Tammy Cohen, the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer with InfoMart at #SHRM2018. InfoMart puts background information into the hands of the owner—and uses block-chain technology to permanently store verified information. Source: phive2015 / iStock / Getty Background Checks Come in All Shapes and Sizes We began our...

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What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims Discrimination?

EntertainHR - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:36

Occasionally, an employee accused of harassment will file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claiming that he was subjected to disciplinary action even though he was innocent or that he was the real victim of harassment. Without more information, the EEOC should dismiss such a charge since none of the laws it...

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What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims Discrimination?

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:36

Occasionally, an employee accused of harassment will file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claiming that he was subjected to disciplinary action even though he was innocent or that he was the real victim of harassment. Without more information, the EEOC should dismiss such a charge since none of the laws it enforces...

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What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims Discrimination?

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:36

Occasionally, an employee accused of harassment will file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claiming that he was subjected to disciplinary action even though he was innocent or that he was the real victim of harassment. Without more information, the EEOC should dismiss such a charge since none of the laws it enforces...

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The Trump Effect: Navigating the Minefield

EntertainHR - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:27

Recent presidential politics, combined with employee social media use, create a potential minefield for private-sector employers. In many respects, the law in this area still is in its nascent stages, but developments are rapidly occurring. Infamous Bicyclist’s Lawsuit Enter Juli Briskman. She’s the bicyclist now famous for giving...

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The Trump Effect: Navigating the Minefield

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:27

Recent presidential politics, combined with employee social media use, create a potential minefield for private-sector employers. In many respects, the law in this area still is in its nascent stages, but developments are rapidly occurring. Source: Mike63 / iStock / Getty Infamous Bicyclist’s Lawsuit Enter Juli Briskman. She’s the...

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The Trump Effect: Navigating the Minefield

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:27

Recent presidential politics, combined with employee social media use, create a potential minefield for private-sector employers. In many respects, the law in this area still is in its nascent stages, but developments are rapidly occurring. Source: Mike63 / iStock / Getty Infamous Bicyclist’s Lawsuit Enter Juli Briskman. She’s the...

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Teamwork Encouraged, But Not When It Comes to Class Action Lawsuits

EntertainHR - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 05:53

“There is strength in numbers.”  “Teamwork makes the dream work.”  “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”  You’ve heard these quotes before and many like them probably a thousand times.  They are applicable to so many situations, whether it is in the advancement of social causes, providing motivation for...

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Teamwork Encouraged, But Not When It Comes to Class Action Lawsuits

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 05:53

“There is strength in numbers.”  “Teamwork makes the dream work.”  “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”  You’ve heard these quotes before and many like them probably a thousand times.  yogysic / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty Images They are applicable to so many situations, whether it is in the advancement of...

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Teamwork Encouraged, But Not When It Comes to Class Action Lawsuits

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 05:53

“There is strength in numbers.”  “Teamwork makes the dream work.”  “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”  You’ve heard these quotes before and many like them probably a thousand times.  yogysic / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty Images They are applicable to so many situations, whether it is in the advancement of...

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Making Assumptions about Generations

EntertainHR - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 04:00

There exists an idea that those who are born of certain generations share similar traits. However, such broad-strokes appraisals of individuals from specific generations is a great way to miss out on a great candidate. Indeed, making assumptions, including generational assumptions, about candidates is a form of stereotyping, which is a precursor to...

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