HR News

The Trend of Reverse Mentoring, Fresh Graduates for Career Mentors

Workplace Culture - September 10, 2015

Millennial Generation & the Stereotypes It’s the high time when we break the age-old stereotype, “the older, and the better”. Millennial are ruling the current ...

HR Professional Dilemma- The Art of Communicating Important Details To A Fresher

Featured - August 31, 2015

HR professional is adhered with the task of communicating boring, and dense details: compensation levels, performance review protocols, employee handbook, etc.  They sig...

The Ultimate Altercation: Independent Contractor and Employee

Employee Benefits - August 24, 2015

Independent contractor and employee. Is there any difference between these two different sets of work categories? Well, several people will say no, there is no difference...

Want Unlimited Maternity and Paternity leave? Netflix says yes!

Netflix’s happens to be a huge success by keeping the most talented and outstanding individuals in their region. Theories and facts show that employees perform better ...

Intel offers twice the current referral fees for women and minority hires

Recruitment - August 05, 2015

With more and more technology companies making the push for diversity in their workforce, Intel Corporation too announced a notable change to its employee referral bonus ...

Pinterest sets Solid Workplace Diversity Goals for 2016

Recruitment - August 03, 2015

Pinterest is taking a concrete new initiative for the benefits for women and other outnumbered group.  Since a very long time, the gender equality issue in the corporate...

Hike in Minimum Wage Could Sour Economy

Compensation - July 21, 2015

Since a decade now, in good times or bad, workers are suffering stagnant wages. By giving a boost to minimum wage rates, governments are responding in a positive way. Ame...

Are you being ostracized at workplace?

Workplace Culture - May 22, 2015

Are you also stressed out because no one recognizes your presence or pretends not to notice you at your workplace? Being left out by social circles at workplace is a comm...

Sony is required to pay $85,000 under EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

Featured - May 11, 2015

Sony Electronics, Inc. is required to pay $85,000 under a consent decree recorded in federal court on December 26, 2014 closing a lawsuit carried by the U.S. Equal Employ...

Absenteeism is Wiping Out 22% of Your Payroll Cost

HR News - December 30, 2014

We are all aware of the disruptive impact of employee absenteeism. But how much does it truly cost? According to a recent study by the Society for Human Resource Manageme...

Employment Discrimination Law now includes Transgender Protections, says Fed. Gov.

HR News - December 30, 2014

According to a memo released on December 18, 2014 by Attorney General Eric Holder, the Department of Justice is now deducing federal law to unequivocally forbid discrimin...

FMLA Blunder Costs FedEx $173K

HR News - December 30, 2014

There is one particular section of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that doesn’t get a ton of press. Anyway, it now seems that overlooking it can turn out to be a hu...

NLRB Files Complaint against McDonalds

HR News - December 30, 2014

On December 19, 2014 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issues 13 grievances identifying McDonalds as a “joint employer” of the workers at its franchisees. In ...

Sony Entertainment Scandal Serves as a Warning to Employers

HR News - December 30, 2014

As of late, the outrage with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. transformed from a humiliating tabloid story to a possible terrorist threat. The rupture likewise has affec...

Three OSHA Rules You Need to Know Before 2015

HR News - December 30, 2014

From January 1, 2015 two new rules will come into effect by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that will affect a majority...

Aetna to Acquire Insurance Exchange Technology Provider Bswift for $400 Million

HR News - December 25, 2014

Healthcare benefits firm Aetna Inc, announced on Nov. 4, that it is planning to acquire Bswift, a software and technology services company that oversees private and publi...