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Early Impressions of SHRM's New California Micro-Credential
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article Image​At the recent California State Council (CalSHRM) California State Legislative & HR Conference, held in Sacramento, attendees learned more about the new SHRM California Employment Law Micro-Credential, which was officially introduced in February. And they saw credential-holders put their learning into action: CalSHRM State Director-Elect Trisha Zulic, SHRM-SCP, was among hundreds of attendees who visited lawmakers, and she also testified before the Legislature.
SHRM President and CEO: My HR Certification 'Aha!' Moment
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article Image​Not long after the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced the appointment of Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, as its new president and chief executive officer, employees at SHRM learned that Taylor had earned his certification the old-fashioned way: He took the exam.
Recertification Q&A: Recertifying Early
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageWhen is the earliest I can submit my recertification application? If I recertify early, will my future recertification dates change?
#SHRM18 Opportunities for SHRM-Certified Attendees
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article Image​SHRM credential-holders and attendees interested in becoming certified can look forward to a wealth of opportunities at the SHRM 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago to network, learn, earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward recertification and much more. Start your planning now.
Fewer Than One-Third of Companies Ready for GDPR Deadline
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageOnly 29 percent of organizations worldwide will be ready for the new global data privacy standard coming into effect May 25, according to a new survey conducted by technology association ISACA.
More States Seek to Close Wage Gap with Salary Question Bans
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageFrom Hollywood to the White House, the issue of the gender wage gap is a hot topic. Although the Equal Pay Act has been around for decades, pay disparities persist. As a result, there is a renewed focus on equal pay on the state and local level, which has led to new laws and regulations promoting fair pay.
What Does High Court’s Arbitration Ruling Mean for California?
Thu, 24 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageThe U.S. Supreme Court has made clear that class-action waivers in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable—but California employers must be sure to carefully draft such agreements so they don't run afoul of state-law requirements.
ICE Planning Surge of I-9 Audits This Summer
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageImmigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is planning a nationwide increase of Form I-9 audits this summer.
Look to the Future to Flourish
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageHow successful leaders turn innovation challenges into new value frontiers.
Are Employer Drug-Testing Programs Obsolete?
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageAre employer drug-testing programs obsolete?
Navigating Employment Law in the Gig Economy
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageTraditional workplace legislation isn’t keeping up with today’s talent landscape.
Failure to Renew FMLA Request Leads to Dismissal of Claims
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageA federal district court in Pennsylvania dismissed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims of a terminated special education teacher because she did not renew her request for intermittent FMLA leave after 12 months.
Congress Nears Agreement on Harassment Bill
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageLess than a week after Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., called on the Senate to stop “dragging its feet on sexual harassment reform,” changes are coming.
Vermont Enacts Salary History Inquiry Law
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageVermont Governor Phil Scott signed legislation restricting employers from making salary history inquiries. The new law takes effect July 1.
HRMS Vendors Focus on the Employee Experience
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageThe human resource management system (HRMS) has long been the nerve center of HR operations, providing a single source of information for employee records, payroll and benefits administration, talent management applications and workforce analytics. But in the past few years these core platforms have evolved to add functions like contingent worker information, employee profiles and directories, social collaboration tools and more on a unified system.
Instant Feedback Tools Can Boost Engagement, Productivity
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageMaking it easier for colleagues to provide feedback—positive and critical—can boost engagement and help employees connect their work to the company’s values.
New Tools Aid HR During Workplace Investigations
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageThe recent spate of high-profile sexual harassment cases and the rise of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements have many HR leaders re-examining their investigation procedures. Some are turning to new cloud-based technologies and apps to help examine harassment or retaliation complaints and policy violations.
Trump’s Drug Blueprint Could Alter PBM Contracting
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
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Viewpoint: How to Deal with Being Seen as Too Young to Manage Others
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageWhat happens if you're a fast-tracker who has risen to manage a team in your 20s? How do you deal with being seen as too inexperienced? How do you manage colleagues twice your age?
Your Career Q&A: What Not to Say in Your ‘Reason for Leaving’
Tue, 22 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageYour focus should be on what you can do for the company, not what the company can do for you. Your goal in going to any interview is not to decide if you want the job, because you have nothing to consider until an offer is on the table.
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