Overview: The role of the HR professional in the workplace continues to evolve as HR laws evolve and workplace strategies adjust to changing priorities. Workforce planning, ever-changing municipal, state and federal employment laws, talent management, employee development and so much more require the continual development of HR management. Every HR professional, from the generalist to the VP, are constantly challenged to evolve with these changing priorities and evolving laws. Training, networking, and other development opportunities are vital HR management tools in filling the vital role in every workplace.
Trends: Numerous technological solutions continue to emerge and evolve to help HR with their workforce planning, talent management and employment law compliance responsibilities. Staying current with these developments and ensuring they address the needs of the employer require focus and skills that shouldn't be underestimated.
Author: Peggy Carter-Ward, Head of Content
Updated to reflect notice-posting requirements under the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, effective January 22, 2017; enhanced to improve comprehensiveness with the addition of notice-posting requirements in Los Altos, Malibu and Santa Clara.
Enhanced to improve comprehensiveness with the addition of notice-posting requirements in Bangor.
Updated to include Los Angeles notice-posting requirements; enhanced to improve comprehensiveness with the addition of notice-posting requirements in Los Altos, Malibu and Santa Clara.
As mandated by the City of Los Altos, California, covered employers under the city's minimum wage ordinance must post the Los Altos, California Minimum Wage Poster.
As mandated by the City of Los Altos, California, covered employers under the city's minimum wage ordinance must post the Los Altos, California Workers Know Your Rights Poster.
A new section has been added to the Best Practice Manual that discusses the steps an employer may take to remain union-free.
This section of the XpertHR best practice manual discusses steps an employer may take to remain union-free, including developing a proactive union-avoidance strategy, identifying employee concerns, training supervisors and engaging in ongoing communications with employees.
Revised title to reflect the comprehensiveness and topics relating to the unionization process.
President Donald Trump has signed a number of executive orders that affect employers by focusing on immigration enforcement, banning certain visa-holders from entering the US and reducing regulation and its related costs.
Updated to reflect forthcoming notice-posting requirements under Philadelphia's wage equity ordinance.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.