Benefits Then and Now

Employment benefits are in flux. The political landscape has made the future of health care ambiguous, except for the certainty that costs won’t be going...

The Price of Hate in the Workplace

Hate crimes appear in the news frequently. The fatal stabbing of two men who tried to stop a hateful rant on a train in Portland,...

Veterans’ Employment Update

According to the April 2017 monthly report from the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, the unemployment rate for veterans is 3.7 percent, just below the non-veteran...

How to Declutter HR by Going Paperless

Google “Decluttering,” and you’ll get more than 7 million results. There are now professional declutterers, and a best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:...

Tattoos at Work

According to a recent Harris Poll, approximately three in 10 Americans have a tattoo, and many have more than one. Tattoos are especially prevalent among younger...

SHRM’s HR Certifications Are Now Accredited

In a November 16 letter from president and CEO Henry “Hank” Jackson, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced that its general HR certifications, the...

The Gender Wage Gap: More Complex Than It Looks

At the end of a 19-year career at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Lilly Ledbetter found that she was making significantly less than her male coworkers,...