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 provisions regarding nondisclosure agreements, effective October 11, 2019.
Updated to reflect forthcoming Menlo Park notice-posting requirements.
Updated to include Fremont notice-posting requirements.
As mandated by the City of Fremont, covered employers must post the Fremont, California, Minimum Wage Poster.
Updated to reflect noncompete restrictions for low-wage workers, effective October 1, 2019.
Updated to include the notice-posting provisions of the state paid family and medical leave law, effective September 30, 2019.
XpertHR Managing Director Scott Walker and his reverse mentor Carenza Harvey discuss their unique relationship and how such connections can benefit any business.
This chart indicates whether a state has a law that protects franchisors from liability for the labor and employment-related violations committed by franchisees and their workers
Updated to reflect forthcoming final overtime rule updating and revising the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption requirements.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.