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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information: Part Two – Case Studies

In Part One of this series, we discussed electronically stored information (ESI), the changing technological landscape, new discovery rules encompassing all ESI and what that means for HR in general terms. 
In this segment, we’ll review two cases where ESI… continue

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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information

Why is it so important that HR take electronically stored information (ESI) seriously?  Elementary, my dear HR professional.

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var addthis_config = {
data_track_clickback: true
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Keeping the Holiday Cheer by Reducing the Risk of Employee Theft

Holiday shopping: it can be stressful, expensive, and downright awful. The lines are longer, patience is thinner, and wallets are lighter.
What is supposed to be the time of year for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or [Fill in Your Holiday/Vacation Away… continue

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What Obama’s Win Means for Labor and Employment Law

President Obama’s historic re-election brings with it a host of HR implications. Chief among them, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will remain intact for the foreseeable future.
The Supreme Court upheld the bulk of the ACA in June, including the… continue

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What are the risks of sending employees political ‘Trick or Treat’ emails?

It’s that time of year again.

The leaves are changing. There’s a chill in the air. And Americans are asking the age-old question, trick or treat?

Personally, I’ve never quite understood the choice:  I’ll take the treat any day. Well,… continue

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Bullying Isn’t Just a Playground Problem

Even Lady GaGa has weighed in on it, so you know it must be an important issue. And it is hard to not see the YouTube videos of kids with their index cards, even when you don’t follow YouTube trends.… continue

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Supreme Affirmative Action Battle–View from Washington

Author: David B. Weisenfeld, XpertHR Legal Editor
A clearly divided Supreme Court took a skeptical view yesterday of the University of Texas’ use of race as a factor in admissions. While the case arises in the educational realm, the implications… continue

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Performance Management: The Importance of Being Honest

Much like the titular character(s) in Oscar Wilde’s 19th century masterpiece, HR professionals, supervisors and managers play multiple roles in their daily pursuits.
In any one day they can be the arbiter, the confidant, the problem-solver, the investigator, the performance… continue

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It Just Keeps Getting Better!

It’s hard to believe, but day two was even better than day one here at the HR Technology Conference.
After having a nice continental breakfast, I headed off to ‘Bringing HR Into The Cloud -Naomi’s Master Panel’, where leading expert… continue

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The Times They Are a Changing

If you asked me 25 years ago (when I was a newbie in HR) if I would be attending an HR Technology Conference my immediate response would have been an emphatic NO! After all, HR is HR, not IT right?… continue

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