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    AI Is Coming To HR

    Posted by Mary McGinley on October 6, 2017

    It seems that just about everyone is talking about artificial intelligence (AI) these days. According to a recent article by writer Shaun Sutner on the SearchHR Software website at the upcoming 20th annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition, AI along with HR benefits automation is … Read More »

    Yelp Publishes List of Diversity Strategies for Tech Companies

    Posted by Mary McGinley on September 29, 2017

    Throughout every sector of business, diversity is an issue. Increasing diversity as well as offering equitable pay is on the mind of both companies and their employees more than ever before. According to a recent article which appeared on the HR Dive website, technology company … Read More »

    IRS Continues Crackdown on Pre-Tax Benefits for Workplace Healthcare Premiums

    Posted by Mary McGinley on September 22, 2017

    As the healthcare debate gets ready to heat up once again, the IRS has shut down any form or arrangement that would allow employees to pay pre-tax benefits such as healthcare premiums. These are sometimes marketed to employers as a legal way to avoid employment … Read More »

    How HR Is Handling DACA Crisis

    Posted by Mary McGinley on September 13, 2017

    HR professionals are again on the front lines and have become a part of the growing national debate over immigration reform in the United States. President Trump recently announced to phase out over the next six months the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA … Read More »

    Obama Administration Overtime Rule Declared Invalid

    Posted by Mary McGinley on September 8, 2017

    On Friday of last week in the state of Texas, a federal struck down an Department of Labor final order issued under the Obama Administration regarding overtime and declared it to be invalid.  In an article that appeared on the SHRM website, the order would … Read More »

    HR and Disaster Recovery

    Posted by Mary McGinley on August 28, 2017

    Not since 2008 has a major hurricane struck the state of Texas. Before Harvey made landfall, however, communities were coming together in preparation for the coming storm. Many of them made sure that their workers were safe and made continuity plans for the business should … Read More »

    Discrimination, The Workplace, and Violent Rallies

    Posted by Mary McGinley on August 25, 2017

    A recent rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia by white nationalists and the violence that erupted has served to inspire public discussion about hate speech and discrimination as they relate to the work environment. According to a recent article that appeared at Marketplace.Org, several people who … Read More »

    Employees Working More Off The Clock To Keep Up

    Posted by Mary McGinley on August 18, 2017

    The Rand corporation has released the results of a new survey that indicates more than half of employees reveal that they work off the clock in addition to their regular working hours. In an article that appeared on the HRDive.com website,Valerie Bolden-Barret reports that in … Read More »

    Small Business Owners Require HR Help When A Problem Arises

    Posted by Mary McGinley on August 10, 2017

    Small business owners tend to view every aspect of their operations as a do-it-yourself proposition. When these businesses need to hire, make out payroll and other operations, often it is the business owner that ends up wearing all of the hats. In a recent article … Read More »

    Standard HR Departments Overworked

    Posted by Mary McGinley on July 27, 2017

    It’s no secret that in today’s job market, HR professionals have more to do than ever before.  In a recent article which appeared on HRDive.com, Valerie Bolden-Barrett writes that today staffing is an astounding 100 employees for 1.4 members of HR staff. These numbers, according … Read More »

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