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IT Hiring Expected to Grow in 2018

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Organizations in the U.S. plan to add more full-time information technology (IT) staff to their payrolls in the first half of 2018 than they did last year, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast.

Demoted L.A. Times Columnist Was Not Forced Out of His Job

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am
A sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times was not forced to resign but rather left the newspaper voluntarily after he was demoted, the California Court of Appeal ruled, affirming a 2016 trial court decision.

Predictive Assessments Give Companies Insight into Candidates’ Potential

January 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The popularity of prehire assessments is growing among companies that want more predictive accuracy in their hiring processes. The best of these tests go beyond screening past experience or education to measuring a candidate’s aptitude, fit or potential in scientifically validated and reliable ways, adding more rigor to hiring decisions.

Two-Year Delay for Cadillac Tax Included in Stopgap Funding Bill

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Republican leaders in Congress included in the latest stopgap government funding bill a provision to delay the Cadillac tax from taking effect until 2022—a move supported by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

EU: Covert Surveillance at Work Prohibited

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
​The European Court of Human Rights has found that the covert surveillance of an employee at his or her workplace is a considerable intrusion into his or her private life.

China: New Rules on the R Visa Implemented

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
China has introduced a more open visa policy for overseas talent in order to attract "super brains" from around the world.

Patty McCord: Always Be Recruiting

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Patty McCord discussed with SHRM Online the problems with hiring for “culture fit,” how recruiters can become true talent advisors and the urgent need to fix the gender pay gap now.

Distracted Driving, Violence and Drug Use Contribute to Workplace Fatalities

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The number of annual workplace fatalities rose for the third consecutive year in 2016, according to data recently released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Transportation incidents, workplace violence and drug overdoses are key issues that contributed to the rising numbers.

What Does the ACA Individual-Mandate Repeal Mean for Covered California?

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Now that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) individual mandate has been repealed by federal tax legislation, here's what might be next for Covered California.

Are Employers Required to Give Workers Meal and Rest Breaks?

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Employers may have a difficult time figuring out which employees are entitled to take meal and rest breaks and what rules they have to follow when offering those breaks. Here's what employment law attorneys told SHRM Online about federal and state break rules.

Your Company’s Future Leaders May Be Right Under Your Nose—And You Don’t Realize It

January 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Companies too often look outside their organization to fill top jobs when the perfect hire could be right under your nose.

Viewpoint: It's Time to Take a New Approach to Sexual Harassment Prevention

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Focusing on compliance, claim prevention and defense isn't enough. Senior HR professionals, employment attorneys, academics and others answer the following question: What must we do to eradicate workplace sexual harassment?

It's Time to Refresh Your Career Marketing Communications for 2018

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
​With the start of the new year comes the opportunity to update, refresh and modernize your resume, LinkedIn profile and job-search letters. Whether you're actively looking for a new job or just want to be prepared in case a great opportunity presents itself, having up-to-date career marketing communications is essential.

'I Know What It Feels Like to Be Different'

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Bettina Deynes, SHRM-SCP, vice president for human resources at the Society for Human Resource Management, has been an immigrant on two continents. The experience has taught her a number of very important lessons, which she shares.

Private Companies Expect Pay Raises to Top 4% in 2018

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A new report suggests that private U.S. companies may give employees substantially larger salary increases in 2018 than their employees received last year, and larger raises than many have forecast. Passage of the tax bill may be stoking expectations that faster economic growth will create upward pressure on wages during the year.

Better Pay Is Top Reason Workers Are Quitting Jobs

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The percentage of workers voluntarily quitting their jobs is at an all-time high, and the top reason they’re doing so is for more pay.

Keeping Your Leader from Unraveling: Preventing Executive Burnout

January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
There are steps HR can take to help senior leaders avoid burnout.

Failure to Promote, Low Pay Increase Weren’t Due to EEOC Charge

January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
An employer's decision not to promote and to provide only a low pay increase were lawful for an employee with a record of a few performance deficiencies, an appeals court ruled.

How to Be a Transformational Leader

January 17, 2018 - 12:00am

Viewpoint: How to Empower a Diverse International Team

January 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Empowering international teams is not always easy. Language barriers, cultural differences and inconvenient time zones can interfere with even the most capable of teams. This article from Security Management magazine offers some guidance and best practices on how managers can lead efficiently and effectively by applying the principles of business empowerment to international teams.

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