1. 7 Must-Haves For Defensible Documentation

    (article courtesy of HRMorning.com) You know how important clear and thorough documentation is. But your managers may be another story.  Thankfully, employment law attorney Allison West has some steps managers can use to make documenting performance issues less painful — and more defensible if ev…Read More

  2. Don’t Do It: 5 Costly Hiring Mistakes Employers Are Making

    (article courtesy of HRMorning.com) Some analysts are predicting 2015 will be a big year for hiring. That’s good news. But the bad news is some employers have glaring holes in their hiring processes.  Every organization has some turnover, concedes a recent post on The Resourceful Manager. So, to …Read More

  3. 5 Factors Every Employee Wants From Work

    What do employees want from work? There are five factors that must be present in your workplace for your employees to be happy and motivated at work. Your employees need respect, to be members of the in-crowd, to impact decision making about their jobs, to have the opportunity to grow and develop, a…Read More

  4. Top 15 Words to Include (and Avoid) in Your Resume

    Article courtesy of aboutcareers.com   You don't have much time to make a good (or bad) impression with your resume. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 17% of surveyed hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less, on average, reviewing resumes. 68% spend less than two minutes. Thus, nearly every…Read More

  5. EEOC Sues UPS For Religious Discrimination

    Article courtesy of HRMorning.com: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against package delivery giant United Parcel Service.   According to papers filed in federal District Court in New York, UPS violated federal law by discriminating against a…Read More

  6. Do’s and Don’ts on Employee Handbooks from the NLRB

      To help employers craft handbooks that don’t violate the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a compilation of rules it has found to be illegal — and rewritten them to illustrate how they can comply with the law. It was issued as a memorandum by NLRB…Read More

  7. Hospital Chain to Pay $80k for Disability Bias

    Ah, the irony: A major Midwest healthcare organization has agreed to pay $80,000 to a woman whose job offer was withdrawn — because of her medical condition.   Aurora Health Care, Inc. will fork over the $80k and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U…Read More