Month: February 2019

HR is the gatekeeper for data and navigating data privacy can be intimidating. Creating a data privacy policy will help mitigate risk and minimize liability

What is Data Privacy and What Does It Mean for HR?

What is Data Privacy and What Does It Mean for HR?

HR is changing and is no longer just the paper pushing, admin department. Most are moving away from the typical, paper personnel files to e-files. Just because the files can no longer be stamped CONFIDENTIAL in large red letters, doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be protected. What is Data Privacy? Data privacy speaks to the policies, […]

How to Calculate Overtime Cost

How to Calculate Overtime Cost

When thinking about overtime, most just look at staying compliant with the federal guidelines established in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Violations of FLSA lead to fines and lawsuits, so it is important to perform regular audits. Overtime can also be a costly expense. So it’s also important as apart of your HR metrics to […]

Does CSR also mean being socially active?

Does CSR also mean being socially active?

Two things you never talked about in the workplace… politics and religion. But in today’s world, that’s no longer the case. We have constant access to what’s going on in the world because of technology. It can seem impossible to go through the day without having one politically driven conversation. Even organizations are becoming socially […]

Celebrating Black History Month with ERGs

Celebrating Black History Month with ERGs

Employee resource groups (ERGs) have become a standard at larger corporations that value and promote diversity and inclusion. ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups made up of a specific group of individuals that have shared interests, backgrounds, or demographics. Most commonly, ERGs are formed around a group’s gender identity or race/ethnicity. The intent is for the […]

What are KPIs for HR?

What are KPIs for HR?

Have you established the 2019 goals yet for you your HR team? If so, did you incorporate any KPIs? It’s okay if you haven’t. KPIs are relatively new to HR and finding a way to make metrics out of HR practices can be difficult. But, having the right KPIs will help show if your HR […]

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