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image As part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against employees “based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” While most of these characteristics are straightforward, one in particular is often left open to interpretation. Over the years, U.S. circuit and federal courts have expanded the definition of […] continue reading this post

Most employers are aware that employee turnover is part of running a company, but many are still taken by surprise when a quality employee voluntarily leaves the company to work elsewhere. Voluntary employee turnover rates don’t appear to be decreasing any time soon, and for employers that can be very costly. New research has uncovered […] continue reading this post

Performance reviews are an oft-dreaded obligation for employers and employees alike, but are still regarded as a necessary part of managing employee development and productivity. However, with the introduction of new technologies and the shift in lifestyle habits of today’s workforce, performance reviews may be becoming an obsolete management technique. Many businesses are already reevaluating […] continue reading this post

image In the current climate around sexual harassment, employers should be especially cautious about office romances. The most recent Annual Valentine’s Day survey from CareerBuilder founds that 36 percent of workers reported dating a co-worker, and 30 percent reported dating a superior. While on one hand, many office romances are mutually agreeable and end up not […] continue reading this post

image Are you prepared to lose employees in 2018? A new survey was recently released by Glassdoor, revealing that 35 percent of hiring decision makers (individuals working in recruitment and HR and responsible for hiring) are expecting more employees to quit over the next 12 months. This survey, conducted among 750 hiring decision makers, also reports […] continue reading this post