Posts tagged with 'human-resources'
Is Your Business COVID Compliant?Read the rest of this entry »
Most businesses in the US are too small to have a full-time HR professional, let alone a compliance officer. Yet, in these dramatically different times it can be a costly mistake to not keep up with rules and laws that are changing rapidly and for the first time being applied to at-home workers.
Writing for HR.com, Dan Marzullo says COVID-19 is making it “more important than ever for businesses …
Human Resources Is Becoming CoolEntrepreneurs are cool. Techies are cool. So are food truck chefs. But HR professionals?Read the rest of this entry »
Cool is not a word often used to describe jobs in human resources, no matter how important the role is to the success of an organization. That's the very reason, though that Kelly Max says it is.
"HR, done right, is emerging as a cool career choice for people dedicated to contributing to organizational success by …
5 Resolutions For Every HR ProfessionalRead the rest of this entry »
A new year isn't just a time for personal resolutions. It is a perfect time to come up with a list of business resolutions. While CEOs and CFOs want to grow revenue and increase profits, the resolutions of HR professionals may be more modest, but are every bit as important.
Attorney Shayna Balch has come up with a list of five employment law issues that should make the list of …
Why Your Next CEO Should Come From HRRead the rest of this entry »
Next to chief operating officers, the C-suite executive who is most like the CEO is, surprise, the chief HR officer.
“This finding is very counterintuitive — nobody would have predicted it,” says Dave Ulrich, a University of Michigan professor and a leading consultant on organization and talent issues. He and Ellie Filler, a senior client partner with the global recruiting firm Korn Ferry, researched the traits and characteristics of top …
CFOs See Their Responsibilities ExpandingRead the rest of this entry »
CFOs are becoming more involved in human resources issues, as companies more and more break down traditional silos in favor of ever greater collaboration among departments and divisions.
Better than 8 in 10 CFOs say their responsibilities have expanded in the last three years to touch areas as diverse as marketing and operations. Human resources leads the list, with 21% of the 2,100 CFOs surveyed saying their job now includes …
Halloween Is A Scary Time For HRRead the rest of this entry »
The nightmare that is Halloween is all too real for human resources. While everyone else is looking forward to spooky and scary, HR is spooked by the thought someone might show up this year as an Ebola victim or a pole dancer.
This is not just a sky is falling worry. Says Michael V. Abcarian, a managing partner of Fisher & Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm, …
Human Resources Jobs Trending DownRead the rest of this entry »
Demand for human resource professionals has been trending down for several quarters, but in a sign of the nation's expanding economy, hiring of recruiters is growing dramatically. Demand for human resource managers is still strong, with more jobs advertised online in August than for any other HR-related position. Recruiter jobs, however, surged, rising 4.5% over August of 2013. Another survey shows a sharp increase since the beginning of this year …
Baseball HR: It's Not a Game (But It Is Unique)Read the rest of this entry »
For starters, it's certainly not all about rubbing shoulders with the players and being paid to watch ball games.
It's a lot like other organizations, says David Mraz, a compensation management & legal compliance HR professional with the Cleveland Indians.
On the other hand, "It’s a unique experience. Only 30 organizations in the country do what …
For Want of A Chair, An Employer Goes Back to CourtRead the rest of this entry »
Not being able to sit for extended periods of time may be a disability protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, a federal appeals court ruled. Overruling a lower court, the appeals judges said a worker may be considered disabled requiring the employer to provide an accommodation even if the person can sometimes sit. The lower court decided a disability required the worker to be utterly unable to sit in …
Hiring Demand for HR Professionals Is On the RiseRead the rest of this entry »
With payrolls growing and the economy improving, demand for human resource professionals is rising. Online postings for all types of human resource jobs increased 10% from last year, with more than 50,000 -- and perhaps as many as 55,000 -- advertised on career sites and elsewhere at the end of May.
Wanted Analytics, which found about 51,000 HR jobs online, said the most commonly advertised position was for HR …