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What to Do About Employees’ #StupidTweets
Discharging someone for a stupid tweet isn’t always straightforward. Criticizing one’s boss, for example, may not be the most brilliant move, but if the tweet is worded a certain way, it may be protected concerted activity under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
So what’s an employer to do?

Minimize Social Media Liability
Social media can unearth some deal-breaking surprises during the application process, but a company should leave the checking of social media web sites to HR, not managers, to minimize potential liability, Jonathan Segal, an attorney with Duane Morris in Philadelphia, told attendees of the SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., on March 23, 2015.

Tech Tools to Track Your Expatriate Workforce
Technology and automation have made the task of managing an expatriate workforce easier than ever. New products abound to tackle various phases of HR administration, from strategic talent management on the front end to repatriate satisfaction surveys on the back end.

Critics Oppose Proposal to Raise H-1B Visa Cap
While employers lobby for more work visas in legislation, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and congressional witnesses heaped criticism on the potential expansion of the H-1B visa program during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing held March 17, 2015.

Bill Would Ban Porn at Work
You’d think by 2015 more people would know better than to look at pornography at work—even on their own devices. They don’t.


Job Market Drives Demand for H-1B Visas
By all indications, 2015 is shaping up to be a record year for H-1B visa requests from U.S. employers. Several factors, including a strengthening U.S. job market, a job skills gap and a growing need for cybersecurity experts have created an increase need for H-1B visa candidates. 

Learning Systems Top 2015 Predictions
My prediction that learning management would finally have its day was based on three simple premises, writes Hive Tech HR's CEO Jeremy Ames, whose speaking at the SHRM HR Tech Conference & Expostion in India later next month. You can read his predictions by clicking the headline above.

How to Choose a New HR Software System
Most human resource information technology or human resource information systems specialists have been involved with an HR software evaluation in one way or another. However, as the industry delivery models have focused more on software-as-a-service (SAAS), many of the original processes are slightly different today. When selecting new software, the following steps can help guide this complicated process.

Why Social Recognition Matters
With the workforce becoming more global, social, mobile and multigenerational, a new strategy for employee recognition is needed, experts say. Social recognition capitalizes on employees’ behavioral habits and new social technologies to give more people a voice in saying “thanks,” adding an important tool to an organization's rewards strategy.

Overwhelmed at Work

Study: Few Use Big Data to Improve Strategy

Which Is Worse: Data Breach or Natural Disaster?

E-Verify Mandate Passes Committee

Staying Compliant Is Costly, Difficult for HR

Protecting PHI Should Be Priority for HR

Regaining Employees’ Trust After a Data Breach

Extreme Recruiting Practices Emerging

Obama Promotes Cyber Threat-Sharing

Compliance Key in Benefit Point Solutions

Use Predictive Analytics to Enhance Performance




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24/7 Recruiting
Airing: August 28, 2013
Program Length: 60 Minutes
The way we work is dramatically changing how we recruit and retain employees. In this program, Kate Pope, Achievers’ Manager of Talent Acquisition, explains why today’s candidates want more than a signing bonus to join your team.
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Employee Surveys that Work
Poorly designed employee surveys frustrate participants, analysts, and executives and can end up doing more harm than good. Employee Surveys That Work offers sensible, practical ways to make them more useful and accurate and counters a number of unhelpful but common practices.