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Employers and HR Should Prepare for 2017 Compliance Challenges

What are the key compliance issues facing employers in 2017? And what are the implications of a new unified Republican government in Washington DC? With federal, state and local laws and agency actions in flux, employers need to be on… continue
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New Dress Code and Employee Satisfaction Brewing at Starbucks

Much to the excitement of its employees, or as it refers to them “partners,” Starbucks has released a new dress code, the “Starbucks Dress Code Look Book,” seeking to strike a balance between allowing employees to engage in personal expression… continue
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Developing Leaders: Avoiding the Glass Cliff

Promotions tend to be a good thing – especially when the elevation takes one’s career path to the C-suite or to other senior leadership opportunities. But the context in which the appointment is made may be relevant to achieving true… continue
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Employer Size Plays Dramatic Role in Workplace Diversity, Survey Indicates

“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities”
Stephen R. Covey XpertHR’s fall 2015 Workplace Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Trends survey provides numerous insights into the state of workplace diversity and inclusion, not the least regarding the dramatic variations in diversity… continue
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HR Intel: Hollywood Leads the Workplace Diversity Charge

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve Now that the #Oscarsowhite controversy is in the rearview mirror, elite Hollywood actors and talent agencies are leading the charge for more diversity… continue
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How To Avoid Diversity Fatigue with These Diversity Success Insider Tips

Numerous headlines and reports lately have touted the business advantages of diverse C-suites and a diverse workforce. Here’s a sampling of just a few: Human Resource Executive recently reported that while traditional research often measures diversity in demographic terms, one… continue
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Holiday Party Hazards: How Employers Can Avoid Legal Hangovers

With winter upon us, ‘tis the season for holiday parties and year-end celebrations. Such festivities are a good way to encourage team camaraderie and thank employees for their hard work and a job well done. However, a few missteps and… continue
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Workplace Bullying: Five Ways Employers Can Prevent It

October marks National Bullying Prevention Month, so it is a good time for employers to take notice of how serious an issue workplace bullying can be. According to a 2014 Workplace Bullying Institute survey, almost a third of all workers… continue
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Increase and Manage Workplace Diversity in Five Easy Steps

The US workplace has undergone a seismic shift in the last few decades and continues to become increasingly diverse. According to the US Census, by 2050 there will be no racial or ethnic majority in the United States. And since… continue
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Five Need to Know Trends About Employee Handbooks

When it comes to employee handbooks, employers should commit to managing them as ever-evolving documents which should be kept current and updated and amended based on changes and trends in the law, culture and society. Here are five need to… continue
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