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    Liberate Your HR Career

    Liberate Your HR Career
    by Roberta Chinsky Matuson | Monster Contributing Writer When you attend a party, what do you talk about? Do you talk about what you'd like to do with your life, or what you're actually doing? Do you head straight for the punch bowl when someone mentions work? If talking about your human resources job makes you squirm a little, it may ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Sex Discrimination Lawsuit With Male Bartenders

    Sex Discrimination Lawsuit With Male Bartenders
    May 9-Razzoo's Cajun Cafe will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the restaurant chain routinely declined to hire or promote men who wanted to be bartenders. In a lawsuit filed in 2005 against the Addison-based restaurant chain, the Dallas office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission represented nearly 90 male applicants, servers and bartenders. The initial complaint ...
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    How To Break Into Global Human Resources

    How To Break Into Global Human Resources
    With business and the economy becoming globally focused, many companies are sending their employees overseas. This global workforce has created new career opportunities for job seekers interested in the human resources field. What does a global human resources professional do? A little bit of everything. Individuals being sent abroad by their companies have many questions and need a variety of services ...
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    How to Launch a Wellness Program

    How to Launch a Wellness Program
    Be Inclusive Don’t just single out obese people. Choose a program that emphasizes the benefits of lifestyle change—whose principles center on healthful, nutritious foods and regular exercise—and everyone will benefit. “Fitness” and “thinness” are not always synonymous. Be Honest Tell employees it’s difficult to provide higher wages and better benefits when so much money is going to support preventable illnesses. And ...
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    Employers Can't Ignore Workplace Bullies

    Employers Can't Ignore Workplace Bullies
    Last month, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled in favor of a hospital employee who sued a surgeon for emotional distress and assault based on his treatment of the person at work. The ruling drew national attention as an acknowledgment by the courts of workplace bullying both as a phenomenon and as legal terminology, says Garry Mathiason, chair of the corporate compliance ...
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    Flaws in E-Verify Spell Trouble for Hiring

    Flaws in E-Verify Spell Trouble for Hiring
    May 7 - WASHINGTON - Forcing companies to use a government system to verify the legal status of workers would cause thousands of citizens and legal residents to be initially rejected for work and cripple the Social Security Administration, critics told Congress on Tuesday. The system, known as E-Verify, is currently voluntary, but several proposals in Congress - including an immigration ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    HR Is Still Not Ready for Talent Management

    HR Is Still Not Ready for Talent Management
    The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a professional association and think tank advancing the science of strategic management, and Vurv Technology, a leader in on demand talent management software, today announced research that HR leaders still do not meet the measures of talent management and business acumen. "The Role of HR in the Age of Talent," shows that only 22 percent of ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Is Your Dental Plan Out of Date?

    Is Your Dental Plan Out of Date?
    The last twenty-five years have seen major changes in the field of dentistry, but the same cannot be said for dental plan provisions, writes benefits thoughtleader Jim Edholm in his latest article "Is Your Dental Plan Stuck in a Time Warp?" published recently in Employee Benefits News. "Appearances can be deceiving," writes Edholm, President of Business Benefits Insurance. "The technology has ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Success of New Paperless Payroll Program at Men's Wearhouse

    Success of New Paperless Payroll Program at Men's Wearhouse
    Ecount, a Citi company, today announced the successful rollout of Men's Wearhouse paperless payroll program. Men's Wearhouse, one of North America's largest specialty retailers of men's apparel, has implemented Ecount's Payroll Choices Program, offering all of their employees the benefit of immediately available, easily accessible pay. The Payroll Choices Program provides employees with an electronic, prepaid account accessible via Visa(R) debit ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    SHRM CEO Testifies on Social Security

    SHRM CEO Testifies on Social Security
    ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6 - The worlds largest association devoted to human resource management today led a coalition of business leaders and HR professionals to endorse the New Employee Verification Act. In testimony today before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, Sue Meisinger, President and CEO of SHRM urged legislators to recognize that the current employment verification system ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Sexual Harassment: Who is Responsible?

    Sexual Harassment: Who is Responsible?
    BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) -- China's law experts have suggested employers take responsibility and be punished for work venue sexual harassment. In an advisory report based on three years of research by the China Law Society, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the anti-workplace sexual harassment project team, the experts further clarified the definition of sexual harassment, and the scope ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Gay Couple Loses Benefits With Move

    Gay Couple Loses Benefits With Move
    EAGLE, Idaho (AP) — What they didn't know before moving to Idaho could fill a house, and in many ways it does. The kitchen table holds stacks of legal papers. Medication bottles litter a nearby countertop. The two-story home Robert Ryan, 42, shares with his partner, Ralph Martinelli, 53, overlooks a quaint suburb west of Boise, a rural landscape of ruddy ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #1: San Francisco, CA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #1: San Francisco, CA
    A popular tourist destination resting on a peninsula in the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco is a diversified city with a dense population and beautiful Victorian architecture. With many historical sites and a burgeoning downtown, San Francisco hosts a population coming from a variety of different backgrounds, political perspectives, and classes. [widget:worst_workplace_distractions] Quick Facts Population: 751,682 High School Graduates: 64.4% Bachelor's Degree ...
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #2: New York City, NY

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #2: New York City, NY
    Officially the largest city in the United States, New York City has over 8.2 million residents. New York City is incredibly diverse, and usually considered the cultural hot-spot of the entire United States of America. [widget:resume_questions] Quick Facts Population: 8,250,567 High School Graduates: 47.2% Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.4% Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 40.0 Homeownership Rate: 30.2% Best ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #3: Boston, MA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #3: Boston, MA
    Home to the esteemed Harvard College and center point of the American Revolution, Boston is one of the most historic cities in New England. Although the cost of inner-city living is on the rise, Boston is a bastion of New England’s unique assortment of attitudes, accents, and weather patterns. [widget:bored_at_work] Quick Facts Population: 581, 616 High School Graduates: 51.2% Bachelor's Degree ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #4: Washington, D.C.

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #4: Washington, D.C.
    As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the US. The city is known for its history and diversity. This bustling city is full of life and excitement. [widget:aspiring_community_field_discussion_aspiring_hr_professionals_discussion] Quick Facts Population: 582,174 High School Graduation Rate: 77.8% Bachelor's Degree or Higher:39.1% Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 29.7 Homeownership ...
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #5: Seattle, WA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #5: Seattle, WA
    A coastal port city, Seattle is located between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. Known as the “Queen City” and “Emerald City”, Seattle has been recognized as a bastion of youth culture, and as one of the highest coffee-consuming cities in the world. In 1999, Seattle was home to the World Trade Organization summit – as well as subsequent protests. [widget:employee_benefits_what_you_nee_to_know] Quick ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #6: Columbus, GA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #6: Columbus, GA
    Southern hospitality is alive and well in Columbus. It’s a community that takes pride in preserving the past while maintaining a vision for the future. Columbus is known for its rich history and fine attractions. Columbus is also the headquarters of many leading companies such as AFLAC Insurance and Carmike Cinemas. [widget:hr_career_articles] Quick Facts Population: 250,000 High School Graduates: 40.0% Bachelor's ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #7: Peoria, IL

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #7: Peoria, IL
    The city of Peoria is the oldest community in Illinois. Peoria has a very high standard of living, and boasts safe streets, quality shopping, and a historic theater district. Nested on a riverfront, Peoria has been named All American City three times; Peoria is home to the Caterpiller, Inc. headquarters, and Peorians are not above attending a tractor-pull at the county ...
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #8: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #8: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN
    Actually composed of 188 sub-cities and towns, the twin cities region comprises the country’s 16th largest metropolitan area. With a large number of theaters, universities, and a generally strong economy, the twin cities boast a music scene that warrants national attention and an extensive recreational and park system. [widget:hrpeoples_workplace_humor_guide] Quick Facts Population: 3,175,041 High School Graduation Rate: 53.8% Bachelor's Degree or ...
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