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HR Managers and OSHA Compliance

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Many organizations have a safety office that manages OSHA compliance, but for smaller companies, this often falls to the HR managers. 

 

In larger companies, there may be one or several people whose job is to maintain workplace safety and compliance with OSHA regulations. But in most smaller organizations, the work of training, record-keeping, and reporting may often falls to HR managers.

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Topics: HR best practices, HR compliance, HR management practices, Cal/OSHA, OSHA

Trends For HR In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 5, 2019 5:20:00 PM

Human resources, or HR, experiences trends and changes as do most professions. But some trends exist only on a state level.

 

Generally speaking, these trends tend to be the harbingers of the new "normal" in an industry of field of expertise. There are times, however, when the trend is simply a response to some other development. A good example might be the recent elevation of sexual harassment training courses.

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Topics: HR best practices, hiring trends, HR compliance, HR management practices, hr management trends

New Hires And Pre-Employment Tests

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 3, 2018 10:40:02 PM

Employers have submitted job candidates to a variety of tests for years and some organizations require it before making a hiring decision. But not all tests are considered equally valid or even reliable.

 

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Topics: recruiting and hiring, HR management practices, drug testing, company culture, management practices

Be Clear On Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 19, 2018 4:01:48 PM

In California, if an employee claims to feel uncomfortable, afraid or in some way bullied or coerced, they can claim to have been sexually harassed. The problem for employers and managers is that the behavior is sometimes unintentional or hard to classify, which can still cause problems.

Harassment of all types are rightfully unlawful and unwanted in any workplace. However, the reality of working with other people is that undesirable and even unlawful behavior occurs. When it is done out of ignorance of the law and workplace policies, the matter can usually be resolved without legal action.

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Topics: HR management practices, harassment, employee lawsuits, sexual harassment, workforce management

The Future Of HR And Workforce Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 31, 2018 8:50:00 AM

The field of human resources and workforce management is changing. Some of these changes are already happening, while others are coming soon. This means HR professionals must adapt.

Each year, industry experts and others attempt to predict upcoming trends in various fields. This is no less true for HR. Many organizations have done studies and conducted surveys to elicit the collective insights of industry professionals - CHMOs, HR managers, recruiters, trainers, etc. - to determine what is actually or quite likely to be the next big changes.

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Topics: human resources management, HR management practices, hr management trends, personal technology, workforce management

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