Time Off: Paid or Not!

Peak vacation season is here… how is your organization balancing pre-approved vacation time and unexpected leaves of absence? Read on for tips to keep productivity and employee morale high.

Enhancing Trust in HR: It’s about employees and the business!

Are you viewed as a trusted adviser? The size of your HR department doesn’t matter when it comes to building a reputation as a trusted advisor. Your employees view you as their advocate and the keeper of their best interest and many see this as your only role. The leader of your organization, your CEO or owner, expects you to keep the business interests at the forefront and this may conflict with what you feel is right for your people.

“Ban the Box” Passes

After Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs the bill it will mean prospective employees will not be required to disclose any prior criminal convictions until an employer has made a conditional offer of employment.