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How Companies Can Support Remote Workers

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM by John Duval

Unsure how to best manage your remote workforce? You’re not alone.

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What employers need to know about employee arbitration

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM by John Duval

When legal conflicts arise between employees and employers — such as misconduct or a breach of contract — they’re generally settled one of two ways: via lawsuit or arbitration.

And because lawsuits can be lengthy and exhausting for both parties, many employers prefer to resolve disputes through arbitration. Plus, preventing lawsuits can help a company protect its public brand identity.

However, as organizations like Google have recently discovered, forcing arbitration can jeopardize an employer’s reputation and undermine employee trust.

Here are several things you need to keep in mind when deciding whether or not to include an arbitration clause in your employee contracts.

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5 Signs it's time for an HR Manager to move to a new company

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM by John Duval

Working in human resources is an enriching and rewarding career that allows you to make a meaningful impact on your workplace and its employees every day. However, being an HR leader isn’t without its challenges — like having a front-row seat to employee layoffs or navigating complex labor laws.

But while some of the obstacles you face are common among most professionals in the field, grappling with other, more serious frustrations may suggest its time to consider seeking opportunities with a new employer.

Here are a few signs it might be time to take your HR expertise elsewhere:

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[HR roundup] Mental health action plan for employers, changes to H-1B visa process + more HR news

Posted on Mar 27, 2019 12:00:00 PM by John Duval

As we round out the first quarter of the year and head into tax season, there are lots of changes to relevant laws that employers should be aware of to protect company profitability and reputation. With changes to tax benefits for reserved employee parking going into effect as of the end of this month, the resumption of Premium Processing for H-1B visas for 2020, and a variety of other newsworthy developments, there are a lot of updates that company leaders and HR managers should know to stay aware of what’s going on in the world of work. Here’s a rundown of a few important things to keep an eye on this month:

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Should you get an HR certification? Which one?

Posted on Mar 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

As a busy HR professional, finding time for career development can be challenging. While there are plenty of HR certification programs available, you may find yourself wondering if they’re worth the energy. After all, with so much on your plate, the last thing you want to do is commit yourself to an unnecessary burden.

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