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Does Your HR Management Process Include A Disaster Recovery Plan?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 3, 2017 2:12:44 PM

Disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. Whether it's an earthquake in California, a tornado in Oklahoma, or a hurricane in Florida, businesses must be prepared to recover quickly and provide for their employees.

In 2017 we have seen the vast destruction of Hurricane Harvey, and the lingering impact over a month later, including 75 deaths and economic losses estimated at between $70 to $200 billion. Then came Irma, vast wildfires in numerous western states, and many lesser disasters.

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Topics: HR best practices, payroll process, HR management practices, contingency planning, disaster recovery plan

Tips For HR Management Best Practices: Avoiding Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 26, 2017 8:40:24 AM

No business wants to be subject to an employee lawsuit. Effective HR management and improved HR best practices can help prevent them.

[This post was modified and updated from a previous post published in January 2017]

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Topics: HR best practices, independent contractors, HR compliance, overtime pay, HR management practices, employee classification, employee lawsuits, dol fsla

5 CA Labor Laws Compliance Issues That Can Hurt Your Business

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 21, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Small businesses must navigate numbers of fiscal challenges as well as labor law compliance issues.

Businesses in California are subject to an every increasing number of CA labor laws and regulations that govern the employment relationship. And their HR managers are tasked with understanding and complying with them to avoid costly fines and other penalties.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, HR management practices, labor law compliance, compliance mistakes

What Employee Turnover Really Costs Businesses

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 1, 2017 9:03:00 AM

No business wants to see good employees leave, but what many businesses fail to appreciate is the very real costs associated with employee turnover.

According to the US Department of Labor and Statistics, an employee leaving can cost a business up to 33% of that employee’s total compensation including both salary and benefits.

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Topics: HR best practices, recruiting and hiring, HR management practices, employee lawsuits, employee onboarding, employee turnover

HR Management Trends In 2017

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 26, 2017 5:59:23 PM

Towards the end of each year, the experts sound off on what they deem to be the coming trends in their industry. HR management is no different, and predictions were made for 2017. So what really is trending?

While many of these trends are real, measurable and making headway, only time will tell what trends will persists and what practices fall to the wayside. A good example of the latter was the "open office" move that was intended to foster collaboration and enhance workplace communication. Except that no one really liked working that way. 

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Topics: HR best practices, recruiting and hiring, hiring trends, HR management practices, hr management trends

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