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
In-depth review of the spectrum of New Jersey employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to Employee Communications.
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XpertHR's High-Tech Resource Center for HR helps high-tech employers handle their most challenging employment issues by bringing relevant resources together in one place for easy access.
The use of social media in the workplace by both an employer and an employee is rapidly expanding as technology is evolving and becoming ever more present. As a result, an employer needs to understand how to develop effective social media policies and properly monitor employee use of social media.
The DOL initiated suit against the Ohio Bell Telephone Company after 13 workers were suspended shortly after reporting workplace injuries.
In-depth review of the spectrum of District of Columbia employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to employee communications.
As mandated by the District of Columbia Office of Wage and Hour, all District of Columbia employers subject to the District of Columbia Minimum Wage Act Revision of 1992 must post the District of Columbia Minimum Wage Law Poster.
As mandated by the District of Columbia Office of Unemployment Compensation, all District of Columbia employers subject to the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act must post the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Poster.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.