The Human Resource

Top 10 Employee Handbook Mistakes You Could Be Making

Every business can benefit from the use of an effective and informative employee handbook. Not only does it help protect you against costly lawsuits, but it is a crucial and fundamental resource that establishes the...

U.S. Employment Jumps in March

According to economists and labor experts, March marks the second straight month of solid gains in U.S. employment. The jobless rate fell to 8.8%, which seems to point to economic recovery and employment growth on...

Myth Buster: Can HR Have a Seat at the Executive Table?

Five years ago, HR and labor experts have noted the growth of strategic functions for human resources professionals. Today, this trend is going strong. For organizations that’ve had to outsource certain functions, it is common...

DHS Announces New Online System to Verify Employment Eligibility

Just this week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a new, innovative system where individuals can self-check their employment eligibility instantly online. The E-Verify Self-Check system is being piloted in Arizona, Colorado, District of...

Why Google Ranks as the #1 Place to Work

1 in 4 young professionals want to work at Google, Inc. According to the 2011 survey conducted by Universum, Google is followed by Apple, Walt Disney, Amazon, the FBI, and Microsoft as the most appealing...

3 Critical HR Trends in a Knowledge Economy

Gary Becker, the Nobel Prize-winning economist, had coined the term “human capital” – asserting the belief we know and understand that people are the most fundamental resource of any business. The more an organization is...

Make Conversation a Priority

What are the differentiating habits of successful leaders and managers? According to the CEO of Hain Celestial Group, the organic food and personal care products company, it is all about communication. A philosophy to which...

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