1. DO YOU HAVE A STRONG WORKPLACE INTERNET USE POLICY? (HR News)

    (Article courtesy of: Chron.com) In an age of instant access to emails, text, Internet access and social networks, controlling the use of the Internet in the workplace is a matter of common sense. A strong workplace Internet use policy limits a company's liability and keeps productivity high. At the…Read More

  2. Help Your Laid Off Employees With Outplacement Services

    The market is an ever changing element and sometimes businesses need to reorganize or restructure to stay viable. You may find it necessary to lay-off existing staff.  Or as Pat Wadors, senior VP of global talent organization at LinkedIn, recently explained employers’ dilemma in a post on the …Read More

  3. 5 Biggest Reasons Employees Quit Jobs Quickly

    (article courtesy of www.HRMorning.com) As you know all too well, it’s hard to hold onto new employees. Thus, onboarding programs were born. The problem is, there are several reasons onboarding may not be working.  In fact, recent research by BambooHR, a software company, found that 31% of peopl…Read More

  4. Obama drafts Executive Order on paid sick leave: Who it’ll affect

    Executive Orders are becoming the hallmark of President Obama’s second term. His latest seeks to provide workers with paid sick leave. But it won’t affect all employers?  The latest order, which the DOL is currently reviewing, would require federal contractors and subcontractors to provide thei…Read More

  5. Heads up: ‘Cadillac Tax’ could cost you more than 40%

    (article via HRMorning.com) The IRS just issued its second set of guidance on the ACA’s “Cadillac Tax,” and it’s sure to get mixed reviews from employers offering decent health benefits.  As you know, the ACA’s so-called “Cadillac Tax” will impose a 40% non-deductible excise tax on th…Read More

  6. 5 Ways To Keep Your Top Performers From Being Lured Away

    (article courtesy of HRMorning.com) What’s the biggest threat to retaining talented employees? We have the answer.  It is: How much it would cost them to stay loyal to your company. Generally, employees get a raise of in the neighborhood of 10% to 20% when they switching jobs. Compare that to th…Read More

  7. Why now’s the perfect time for a COBRA audit

    (article courtesy of HRMorning.com) If COBRA administration isn’t on the top of your priority list, it’s understandable. After all, with affordable coverage available on the ACA’s federal and state exchanges, nobody’s likely to opt for costly COBRA coverage, right?  Not so fast. Even with …Read More