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    Americans with Disabilities Act: Examples of What Is/Is Not a Medical Examination

    Americans with Disabilities Act Examples of What Is/Is Not a Medical Examination Example 1. An employer requires applicants to lift a 30-pound box and carry it 20 feet. This is not a medical examination; it is just a test of whether the applicant can perform this task. But, if the employer takes the applicant’s blood pressure or heart rate after ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Alcohol Control Program Checklist

    Alcohol Control Program Checklist Provide policy statement affirming the belief that alcoholism is an illness that can be treated successfully in most cases. The employer must show a readiness to help those with drinking problems. Both employer and employees should jointly develop and administer the program. Make available information and education about the nature of alcohol so as to dispel myths. ...
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    Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): How To Draft A Waiver of Rights

    Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) How To Draft A Waiver of Rights Congress expressly provided that waivers may be valid and enforceable under the ADEA so long as the waiver is “knowing and voluntary.” 1. Waiver agreements must be drafted in plain language geared to the level of understanding of the individual party to the agreement or individuals eligible to ...
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    HRPeople's All-in-One Employment Law Guide

    HRPeople's All-in-One Employment Law Guide
    Every HR person, whether in a generalist or specialist role, needs to be familiar with employment law mandates at the federal and state level. Recognizing that this is no easy feat, HRPeople has developed an All-in-One Employment Law Guide, with everything you need to get proficient and stay compliant. Do you know all the laws that regulate employment? Check out HRPeople's ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +25
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    FAQs

    FAQs
    • Frequently Asked Questions: Employment Labor Law • Disability-Related Questions You Can and Cannot Ask • Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Pregnant Employee Insurance Rights • Frequently Asked Questions About Immigration Law • Frequently Asked Questions About Health Insurance Portability Law • How To Avoid Whistleblower Retaliation Claims - Part 1 • How To Avoid Whistleblower Retaliation Claims - Part ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Checklists

    Checklists
    • Alcohol Control Program Checklist • FLSA Recordkeeping Checklist • Employee Termination Checklist • Hiring Checklist • Employee Discipline “Just Cause” Checklist • Anti-Harassment Procedure • Guidelines for Preparing a Workplace Investigation • Employee Orientation Checklist • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): How To Draft A Waiver of Rights • Characteristics of a Proper Workplace Investigation • Company Communications ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Master the Challenges of Global Collaboration

    Picture yourself starring in a foreign movie that lacks both a script and a director. You hear everyone’s words but feel you need subtitles to truly understand what’s going on. Sound confusing? That sense of dislocation is what global work experts say you can expect during the first six months of adapting to the rigors and challenges of a global work ...
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    Revolutionize Leadership Styles for the 21st Century

    Revolutionize Leadership Styles for the 21st Century
    The typical boss of the early 1900s liked to see fear in the faces of employees. By the mid-1900s, that same boss had probably lightened up a bit on workers, focusing instead on building a power base. Fast-forward to today's corporate climate and the forced march into disgrace of some of America's most celebrated executives, who leave behind ruined companies, disillusioned ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Five Reasons Leaders Lose Credibility

    Five Reasons Leaders Lose Credibility
    According to the American Heritage Dictionary, credible means: "1. Capable of being believed; plausible. 2. Worthy of confidence; reliable." For our purposes, we'll define credibility as "how believable you are to others." James Kouzes, author of _Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It, Why People Demand It,_ says, "Credibility is the foundation of leadership. If people don't believe in the messenger, ...
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    Why Are Asian American Executives Scarce?

    Why Are Asian American Executives Scarce?
    Linda Akutagawa, immersed in a training session for IBM's Asian American Network, laughs when asked her opinion about the small number of Asian Americans in high-level jobs. For Akutagawa, director of external relations for Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, such seminars are all in a day's work, but she says they're hardly typical at other companies. She points out that IBM ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Global Leadership Training Programs

    Global Leadership Training Programs
    Whether you manage a workgroup, oversee a division or run a billion-dollar corporation, to lead in our global economy means to adapt continuously. That means successful executives with an international portfolio must view their own education as a career-long endeavor. Employers have responded to this need with a growing array of global leadership training programs. Whether they’re intensive three-day workshops, a ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Indicators of Leadership Potential

    Indicators of Leadership Potential
    In my many years of observing leaders, I have noticed a number of signs that a person has high potential for corporate leadership. A wide cognitive “bandwidth”, the capacity and inclination to see things in a broader context, is an earmark of a CEO who anticipates how changes in the external environment will affect the business or of a marketing vice ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Benefits of the Future - Employer Perspective

    Benefits of the Future - Employer Perspective
    The U.S. workforce is in transition. Over the next 25 years, as the Baby Boomer population faces retirement, new generations will be taking the helm of the workforce. This transfer will create a vacuum in the availability of workers, as the larger Boomer population is replaced by smaller successive generations. With the growth in the workforce expected to slow or remain ...
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    FLSA Recordkeeping Checklist

    FLSA Recordkeeping Checklist Employers are required to keep records on wages, hours, and other items for at least six years. With respect to an employee subject to both minimum wage and overtime pay provisions, the following records must be kept: Personal information, including employee’s name, home address, zip code, occupation, sex, and birth date (if under 19 years of age). ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Disability-Related Questions You Can and Cannot Ask

    Examples of Permissible/Impermissible Disability-Related Questions You Can and Cannot Ask Diabetes — An individual with diabetes applying for a receptionist position voluntarily discloses that she will need periodic breaks to take medication. The employer may ask the applicant questions about the reasonable accommodation such as how often she will need breaks, and how long the breaks must be. Of course, the ...
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    Employee Termination Checklist

    Employee Termination Checklist Know precisely why the employee is being dismissed; the grounds should be based, obviously, upon nondiscriminatory reasons. Once the decision is made, set a private appointment in your office to ensure control and privacy. Under no circumstances should the dismissal be done on the telephone or in a social setting. There is never a “good” time to dismiss, ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Policies and Forms

    Policies and Forms
    Policies: • *Access to Personnel Files Policy* • *Attendance Policy* • *Blogging Policy* • *Business Ethics Policy* • *Business Travel Expense Policy* • *Human Capital Management Drives Financial Performance* • *Call-In Pay Policy* • *Cell Phone Usage Policy* • *Child Care/Dependent Care Policy* • *Drugs and Alcohol Policy* • *Electronic Mail (e-mail) Policy* • *Emergencies Policy* • *Employment at Will/Applications ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Verification of Previous Employment Form

    This Verification of Previous Employment form is used to gather information about an applicant’s previous employment history and contacts. It documents who was called, the contact phone number, and pertinent questions, such as length of previous employment, position held, title, reason for leaving, and whether the previous employer would consider rehiring the applicant. Verification of Previous Employment [gate] Applicant's Name: ___________________________________________________ ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Performance Appraisal Form

    This sample Performance Appraisal form is a confidential, handwritten report based on a meaningful two-way discussion with the employee. It uses a 5-number rating system, where 1 is the strongest and 5 is the weakest rating. This form is used to assess dependability, interpersonal relationships, job performance, initiative, job knowledge, attendance and punctuality, support of company policies, as well as safety ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Job Posting Form

    This Job Posting form is used to announce and post an open employment position within an establishment. It states the position, date of opening, grade/level, type of position (new/replacement), description of the work, educational experience required, and the salary. Job Posting Form Position Open (title):___________________________________________ Date: _______________ Grade/Level: _________________________________________________ Reason for Opening (check one):    New position      Replacement If new position, ...
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Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?