Maintaining compliance is a messy and often immense endeavor.
The ever-changing web of regulations and laws have HR professionals balancing benefits management, payroll runs, and leave reporting among other HR policies. At the same time, HR professionals have to stay on their toes with laws like the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and more.
With all the time-sensitive tasks HR managers are responsible for, it’s understandable that developing and coaching employees might fall by the wayside. Between recruiting, onboarding, training, running payroll, and the thousand other fires that have to be put out on a daily basis, it may seem impossible to find time for work without an obvious deliverable. But whether it’s the work of HR professionals, team managers, or both, it’s worthwhile for your company to help employees develop their skills and plan for the future of their careers.
If October seems like the month for scary tricks, don’t forget there’s always something to sweeten the news.
This month, we cover payroll phishing emails, a new employer tax credit for paid family and medical leave, Halloween workplace do’s and don’ts, and more. That’s a lot to take in—but don’t get spooked! We’re going to break it all down for you in our monthly roundup below.
HR managers, gather ‘round the fire for a truly scary ghost story.
You’re trying to hire a few employees to fill crucial gaps in your company. You’ve talked to several promising candidates and are feeling pretty good about your odds of filling the positions quickly. Then, one by one and out of nowhere, these potential hires stop answering your calls and emails. With no notice at all, they’ve gone silent.
You’ve been ghosted.