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4 Elements of a Successful BYOD Policy

Have you seen a rise in the number of employees that are regularly carrying around their personal mobile devices in your office? If so, you are not alone. As people have become more reliant on their smartphones and tablets, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend has had a growing impact on business. While BYOD can [...]

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New Rules for HIPAA: Compliance Checklist

The impact of the new HIPAA rules that were announced in January 2013 is still being understood by companies across the country. The new rules primarily center around three key initiatives: Making business associates directly liable Revising breach notification requirements Requiring companies to revise privacy notices To help your company better understand what these rules [...]

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Three Ways to Improve Your Employee Handbook

Does your company have an employee handbook? If so, I’d like you to think about how it is viewed by your workforce. Is it a document full of policies that has not left their desk drawer since the day they received it? Or is it something that truly guides them as they seek to positively [...]

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How Mobile is Impacting Human Resources

There was a very interesting article in the Wall Street Journal recentlythat highlighted the impact that mobile technology is having on business. The article listed a number of examples where mobile devices have helped to improve productivity at various types of businesses. It also highlighted the growing impact of mobile technology on the workforce. One [...]

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FMLA-ADA Violation That May Catch Your Attention

$4.85 million. Yep, that’s the figure that absolutely caught my attention as I came across this story recently. That dollar amount is what Interstate Distributor Company will have to pay to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit. The suit said that the company’s maximum leave policy unlawfully denied reasonable accommodations and resulted in hundreds of employees being [...]

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4 Items That Should Be In Your Employee Safety Policy

No matter what the level of risk might be at your place of business, all employers should strive to keep employees safe and injury-free at all times. While this certainly may be accomplished by hiring respectful employees and taking practical measures in terms of office layout and atmosphere, it’s also important to have an effective [...]

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Creating a Mobile Device Policy for Employees

There is no doubt that mobile devices are changing the way that people communicate and consume information. For many HR Managers and Directors, mobile technology is having an impact on their efforts. In some ways, it truly can provide benefits. For example, employers can setup employee-facing portals that are can be accessed via smartphones and tablets. [...]

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Is PTO Good For Your Business?

Is your company thinking of implementing a Personal Time Off (PTO) policy within its employee benefits program? While many companies continue to offer separate buckets for sick days and vacation days, the PTO approach provides a bank of hours that employees can draw from for a variety of reasons. To help you analyze whether the [...]

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