Human resources is an evolving industry and being able to anticipate the trends can give HR departments a strategic edge.
Human resources involves much more than simply tracking employee data and taking care of the payroll. From recruiting and hiring, to staff training and development, and compliance and benefits management, it can encompass a wide variety of business functions.
California is famous for many things. But being one of the least expensive places to run a business is not one of them. In fact, the opposite is true.
Being an employer in California is a challenging venture. And managing the costs involved in hiring employees can seem prohibitive, as well. With increased family leave, paid sick leave, and other costly benefits - not to mention an ever-increasing minimum wage scale - it is a daunting task to make a business cost effective and profitable.
California labor laws tend to favor employee lawsuits while employers find themselves increasingly limited by regulations.
Many states, including California, have laws prohibiting employers from taking any job-related action against a worker based on that worker’s lawful conduct off the job.
When companies bring on a new hire in California, there are many HR management practices to take into consideration and a number of tasks that must be performed.