Understanding Marijuana in the Workplace

Marijuana has been approved for both recreational and medicinal use in an ever-growing number of states. Employers in states with medical and recreational marijuana laws can, nonetheless, prohibit the use …

Sexual Harassment in Housing

Let’s start from the beginning. What is sexual harassment? We define sexual harassment as an unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors or other unwelcome conduct of sexual nature that …

Paving The Way For Remote Work

Remote work was rare a decade ago and was only available as a special arrangement to accommodate families in specific cases. However, with the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the …

Implementing Change in the Workplace

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In today’s business environment, it’s natural for business owners, operators, and supervisors to find themselves in a constant state of evaluation and change. We’re evaluating our team members, our procedures, …

Employee Leave: A Mystery No More!

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There comes a time when employees need leave. They may have an upcoming medical procedure, have suffered an accident or unexpected illness, or even have personal issues that need to …

Position Filled: Now What?

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You finally found the perfect team member to fill your open position. Now what? Employee onboarding can seem like a huge task to take on while juggling the daily ins …

What You Need to Know: I-9 Compliance

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Knowing you are in I-9 Compliance as an HR Professionals is important. Are you in Compliance? The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) bars employers from hiring individuals, …

What You Need to Know – Performance & Termination

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Overview – Understanding Employment at Will Termination, while often unpleasant, is simply a necessary part of the employment relationship. Once an employment relationship no longer serves the needs of both …

Performance Evaluations & Appraisals

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Performance Evaluations & Appraisals – Summary The performance evaluation is an opportunity to meet and discuss the employee’s job performance, priorities, and goals. The evaluation should focus on key behaviors …