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HR Intel: Answer the Crucial HR Question for 2017

After a tumultuous 2016 and on the cusp of some major changes in regulations and protections for employees, your workers are undoubtedly looking for some stability from their employer. One of the best ways to demonstrate that is to ensure… continue

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HR Intel: Chipotle Struggling with the Whole HR Enchilada

It’s been a rough year for Chipotle, but sadly for the broker of burritos, there’s no end in sight to the bad press. Last August, an outbreak of E. coli bacteria and norovirus forced Chipotle to close dozens of stores… continue

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HR Intel: What Can HR Do About Retail “Shrinkage?”

You may have noticed, but brick and mortar retail stores are not doing so hot these days. It’s hard not to notice with the bevy of big box stores closing in neighborhoods everywhere, leaving strip malls with giant, shuttered eyesores… continue

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HR Intel: Is HR Ready for the Robot Revolution?

A regular round up of news, legal trends and workplace developments to help keep HR ahead of the curve
Any time there’s a technological revolution, there are winners and losers. About this, historical precedent is clear. After all, elevator operators,… continue

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HR Intel – How the Job Market Tug-of-War Impacts HR

A regular round up of news, legal trends and workplace developments to help keep HR ahead of the curve.
The job market is stuck in a rut and it’s not because of people clamoring for jobs. In fact, it’s the… continue

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HR Intel: Uber-Anxiety over Employee Classification and Overtime

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
With the public release of the new Department of Labor rule regarding employee classification and overtime around the corner, there is a lot… continue

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HR Intel: How the Zika Virus Impacts HR

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve

Now that the Zika virus has made its way up from South and Central America, HR professionals and business owners in the United… continue

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HR Intel – The Age of HR Analytics is Upon Us

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
Among the many developments or “disruptions” to the traditional workplace in 2016, the increasing presence of “people analytics” might be both the most… continue

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HR Intel – New Year, New Coach, New Look Workplace and More…

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
It’s another new year in the HR universe and with every passing year, change is to be expected. People make resolutions, companies pivot… continue

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HR Intel – The Minimum Wage Battle Flares Up and More…

A roundup of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve
For employees, the fight for wages is personal.  Yesterday, thousands of fast food workers went on strike around the country, primarily seeking $15 minimum… continue

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