Take Action to Retain the Best

Throughout 2017 we heard from Employers Council members that the greatest business challenge has been the identification, recruitment, and retention of the best employees (those high-performers who reliably drive results)....

Feeling Good, Faking Sick

Are you noticing an uptick in employees calling in sick? You’re not alone, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey; 40% of workers have called in...

Is HR Certification Really Worth It?

In the ever-expanding world of HR certification, it’s easy to get confused as to what certifications are available and sometimes hard to understand why to...

Can an Employer Force an Employee to Use FMLA?

The Family and Medical Leave Act is designed to protect an eligible employee’s job while the employee takes leave for his or her own serious...

Twitter Takes Lead on Diversity

Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, is honoring his commitment to build a more diverse workplace. In addition to providing unconscious bias training to all employees, he...

English Only Policies

In light of the changing demographics in the United States and the increase in national dialog on immigration, the question of whether employers may enforce...