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Thursday, September 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employee Handbooks »
Human Resources professionals often advise companies about the importance of an employee handbook.  But why are they...
Thursday, September 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A – Special Treatment for Sick Employee »
Question We have a valued and cherished employee who has suddenly developed a serious medical condition.  We a...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A – Workplace Training »
Question We want to maintain a safe workplace, free from discrimination and harassment and free from violence. ...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supervisor Training »
Supervisors and managers serve as a company’s direct connection to their employees.  The larger the company, the more...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trends in State Employment Law »
Many state and local legislatures are taking action in several areas of employment law due to the confusion, sluggishness,...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A – Interview Tips »
Question: I am new at my company. I have learned that our interview process is very loose – there is very little str...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A – Unpaid Internships »
Question: We have a new intern – the daughter of one of the owners.  It’s an unpaid internship, but I thought t...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Decision on Arbitration – What It Means For You »
On Monday, May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a split 5-4 decision (along party lines) regarding the enforcement of ar...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Exercise in Frustration – Hiring Talent in a Tight Labor Market »
From trucking to construction to car care to print distribution, across all sectors in which we work, there is one common...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A – Arrest for Sexual Molestation »
Question: We have an hourly worker who was arrested for molesting an under-age young woman.  Can we terminate hi...
Friday, April 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lovers at Work – Tips for Managing Complicated Workplace Relationships »
Employers have a responsibility to create and maintain a non-discriminatory and non-harassing workplace where employees ca...
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: Love at Work – What’s an Employer to Do? »
Question We’ve just learned that a supervisor and his subordinate are involved in a personal, romantic relationship....
Thursday, March 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Violence at Work: How to Keep Your Employees Safe »
Recent events in the world have many employers thinking about gun violence and what appropriate measures to take to ensure...
Thursday, March 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: Guns at Work »
Question With all of the talk about gun violence, do I have the right as an employer to prohibit anyone from bringin...
Sunday, February 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sales vs. Customer Service: Natural Conflicts in the Workplace »
A client called recently with a major worry.  “We have a big problem with our customer service representatives (CSRs)...
Sunday, February 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: Performance Management Systems »
Question We are rolling out a new performance management program.  Is there one that you prefer?  ...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Asked What Questions in the Candidate Interview? »
Every so often we find the need to revisit a topic of great importance.  This is one of those times.  While most...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: Pay Equity »
Question We have always verified a candidate’s previous salary history early on in the hiring process.   Usuall...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: How to Handle Love at Work »
Question With all of the discussion about sexual harassment in the news, I’m wondering how to handle situations where...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creating a Harassment-Free Workplace »
The cascading allegations against men of power in the arts, entertainment and political realms – and the rise of the #MeTo...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Performance Rewards - A Year-End Ritual »
The holidays are upon us, and for many employers, this means bonuses and performance reviews.  While both activities...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: Year-End Bonuses »
Question Our owner has always distributed year-end bonuses to his employees based on how he “feels” about their perform...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiting for Hourly Low-Skilled Workers »
Whenever we ask our clients about their most difficult challenge, they almost always say it is hiring qualified people.&nb...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: An Employer's Obligation During a Data Breach or Hack »
Question With the data breach at Equifax, and the fact that, as employers, we maintain a lot of confidential employee i...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Q&A: Relief Volunteer Work »
Question As a company, we are collecting relief packages for the victims of the recent hurricanes.  Some employees...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employees and Off-Duty Conduct »
In the days following the violent rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, several rally participants found themselves fired...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monthly Q & A from Affinity HR Group »
Holiday Premium Pay Question With Labor Day right around the corner, we have decided to keep the business open on th...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monthly Tips from Affinity HR Group »
Rethinking Drug Testing for Marijuana I received a call from a client two weeks ago who was struggling with a tricky pe...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monthly Q & A from Affinity HR Group »
Trump and Overtime Rule Question What ever happened with the proposed increase in the minimum salary threshold to be...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monthly Tips from Affinity HR Group »
Trump and the Workplace - What to Expect Over the past six months, since the start of the Trump Administration, I have...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday HR Minute: Mid-Year Changes in State Employment Regulations »
Content provided through NPTA's partnership with Affinity HR Group . Just as is often the case on January 1 of each y...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monthly Tips from Affinity HR Group »
5 Tips for Conducting an Effective Job Interview Much has been written about how ineffectual job interviews can be fo...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monthly Q & A from Affinity HR Group »
HR Staffing Audit Question   At what point does a small company need a dedicated HR person? Right now our payr...

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