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HR Managers and ADA Website Compliance

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 11, 2020 6:34:00 PM

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires certain businesses to make accommodations for people with disabilities. Are you in compliance?

 

[This post was previously published in June 2019. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]

What this means for most organizations is that their web content must be accessible to the blind, deaf, and others who must navigate by voice, screen readers or other assistive web technologies.

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Topics: labor law compliance, DOL, cybersecurity, lawsuits, ADA, websites

Employee Engagement Is Rising. Is Yours?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 6, 2020 10:08:12 AM

As a business owner or HR manager, you know that employee engagement is important. But do you know if your employees are truly engaged?

 

A recent poll conducted by the Gallup organization found that employee engagement nation-wide as gone up significantly as of last year. 

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Topics: HR best practices, workforce management, company culture, employee engagement, employee retention

Top Compliance Trends In 2020

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 4, 2020 12:07:15 PM

Most businesses are aware of the need for ADA website compliance for example, but in 2020 there are more compliance trends to consider.

 

Compliance risk is, essentially, a company's exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss an organization in the face of failure to comply with industry laws and regulations, as well as internal policies and industry best practices.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, hr management trends, Dynamex

7 Best Practices For New Hire Onboarding [Infographic]

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 27, 2020 11:15:00 AM

Onboarding new employees effectively will greatly benefit any organization. Knowing just what to do and how to do it well, however, can be a challenge.

 

[This post was previously published in June 2018. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]

Whether your company has an onboarding process or not, as an HR professional or manager, you probably understand how important it is.

And what your onboarding process should look like is determined primarily by your business model, your industry, the size of your organization and, most of all, by the culture of your organization. 

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Topics: HR best practices, onboarding best practices, employee onboarding process, employee onboarding, handbook

Got Online Payroll Software?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 21, 2020 12:55:00 PM

In 2020 many of us thought we'd all be using robots at work in paperless offices. That hasn't happened yet, but we do have online payroll software. Or do you?

 

Amazingly, there are still vast numbers of businesses still doing payroll by hand despite the wide variety of online payroll software available. 

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Topics: time and attendance, payroll management software, paperless payroll, payroll software solutions, electronic payroll

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