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 ordinance relating to Miami Beach notice-posting requirements, effective September 15, 2019.
Updated to reflect notice-posting requirements under the forthcoming Bernalillo County Employee Wellness Act.
Updated to reflect Petaluma notice-posting requirements, effective September 12, 2019.
Updated to include notice-posting provisions in the forthcoming Minneapolis Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance.
As mandated by the Washington State Employment Security Department, covered employers must post the Washington Domestic Violence Resources Poster.
Updated to reflect state domestic violence resources poster.
Updated to include noncompete restrictions for low-wage workers, effective September 8, 2019.
Updated to reflect forthcoming amendments to notice-posting requirements.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.