Category Archives: Human Resources/HR

Robotic Resources?

Today is National Hamburger Day. Although the hamburger originated in Hamburg, Germany, here in the United States when we think of the word hamburger, we automatically think of McDonald’s. Histo

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Employee or Independent Contractor?

As a business owner, do you think you will be able to save time and money by classifying workers as independent contractors instead of employees, placing the responsibility on them to report their ow

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Flex Time Beneficial for Small Business

A flexible work schedule is an alternative to the traditional 8 to 5, 40 hour work week.  It allows employees to vary their arrival and/or departure times. Under some policies, employees must work a

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Diploma Requirement Possibly Illegal

Under certain circumstances, requiring job applicants to have a high school diploma violates the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The r

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Right to Work or Employment at Will?

Attract More Candidates With An Enticing Job Title

Since the 1940s, twenty three states (and Guam) have enacted Right to Work laws: Arizona, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, N

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OSHA Bans Texting While Driving

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced an initiative to counter work-related distracted driving.  OSHA’s first target is texting while driving. Motor vehicl

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Digital Dilemma

Have you checked your email lately?  Or are you too busy texting to get around to it? If you’re an employer, you certainly have the right to stay digitally connected as often (or as seldom) a

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