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Employers and DACA: Day DREAMing

Immigration reform efforts continue to make news in the US, but implementation challenges regarding a recent administrative order could turn dreams of an inclusive workplace into nightmares for both employees and employers. The State of US Immigration Reform in 2012… continue
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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information: Part Three – HR Guidance

In Part One of this series, we discussed electronically stored information (ESI), the changing technological landscape, new discovery rules encompassing all ESI and what that means for HR in general terms. In Part Two of this series, we reviewed two… continue
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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information: Part Two – Case Studies

In Part One of this series, we discussed electronically stored information (ESI), the changing technological landscape, new discovery rules encompassing all ESI and what that means for HR in general terms.  In this segment, we’ll review two cases where ESI… continue
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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information

Why is it so important that HR take electronically stored information (ESI) seriously?  Elementary, my dear HR professional.… continue
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Keeping the Holiday Cheer by Reducing the Risk of Employee Theft

Holiday shopping: it can be stressful, expensive, and downright awful. The lines are longer, patience is thinner, and wallets are lighter. What is supposed to be the time of year for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or [Fill in Your Holiday/Vacation Away… continue
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What are the risks of sending employees political ‘Trick or Treat’ emails?

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing. There’s a chill in the air. And Americans are asking the age-old question, trick or treat? Personally, I’ve never quite understood the choice:  I’ll take the treat any day. Well,… continue
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Bullying Isn’t Just a Playground Problem

Even Lady GaGa has weighed in on it, so you know it must be an important issue. And it is hard to not see the YouTube videos of kids with their index cards, even when you don’t follow YouTube trends.… continue
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Performance Management: The Importance of Being Honest

Much like the titular character(s) in Oscar Wilde’s 19th century masterpiece, HR professionals, supervisors and managers play multiple roles in their daily pursuits. In any one day they can be the arbiter, the confidant, the problem-solver, the investigator, the performance… continue
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