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To Earn Buy-in from CEOs, HR People Need to Talk Numbers

on June 18, 2019
Which of the following software solutions would you rather purchase for your workforce: one with cloud-based, customizable learning courses; one that improved your employees’ ability...
Toby GrahamTo Earn Buy-in from CEOs, HR People Need to Talk Numbers

California HR Updates, June 2019

on June 10, 2019
This blog post covers timely state legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help you stay on...
Emily HartmanCalifornia HR Updates, June 2019

Stat of the Week: Retaliation Charges by State

on June 4, 2019
Chances are you’ve heard of the Rust Belt and the Bible Belt—the regions of the US characterized, respectively, by economic decline and evangelical Christianity. You...
Toby GrahamStat of the Week: Retaliation Charges by State

June 2019 HR Updates

on June 3, 2019
Every month we cover timely federal and state legislative and regulatory employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to...
Emily HartmanJune 2019 HR Updates

Preparing for “The Talk”

on May 30, 2019
The moment you’ve been dreading has arrived. Gulp. One of your employees isn’t working out despite your best efforts and a performance improvement plan. You’ve...
Emily HartmanPreparing for “The Talk”

2019 Mid-Year Minimum Wage Increases

on May 29, 2019
Several states, cities, and counties will increase minimum wage starting July 1, 2019. The following tables provide updates to the amount, effective dates, and which...
Emily Hartman2019 Mid-Year Minimum Wage Increases

Cannabis Use Is Increasing: Legal Tips for Employers

on May 28, 2019
Legalization is a funny thing. For years, cannabis advocates have predicted that it’s only a matter of time until the United States removes cannabis from...
Toby GrahamCannabis Use Is Increasing: Legal Tips for Employers

Stat of the Week: Star Performer vs. Toxic Employee

on May 21, 2019
Picture this: you’re about to make a crucial hire for your organization, and you’re down to 2 candidates. The first candidate, Anna, was friendly, personable,...
Toby GrahamStat of the Week: Star Performer vs. Toxic Employee

Harassment: The Costs to Your Business Can Be Dizzying

on May 14, 2019
Harassment costs can be huge. Imagine what your company could do with an extra $100,000. How would you spend it? You could purchase a sophisticated vehicle...
Toby GrahamHarassment: The Costs to Your Business Can Be Dizzying

May 2019 HR Updates

on May 8, 2019
Every month we cover timely federal and state legislative and regulatory employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to...
Emily HartmanMay 2019 HR Updates

Forbidden Interview Questions

on April 26, 2019
Q: I have a training manual that lists unacceptable employment interview questions, including “any information that the applicant put on his/her resume or application." Why...
Emily HartmanForbidden Interview Questions

Should You Only Hire Happy People?

on April 25, 2019
The answer seems simple, right? You’d think that hiring happy people makes for a happy, positive workplace. Or, do happy workplaces create happy employees? Well,...
Emily HartmanShould You Only Hire Happy People?

How Wrongful Termination Erodes Your Culture and Bottom Line

on April 22, 2019
More than 40 years after attorney Lin Farley brought the term “sexual harassment” to the public consciousness, many people who have experienced harassment are finally getting the opportunity...
Toby GrahamHow Wrongful Termination Erodes Your Culture and Bottom Line

April 2019 HR Regulatory Updates

on April 10, 2019
This blog post covers timely federal and state legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help you...
Jill SchaeferApril 2019 HR Regulatory Updates

FMLA & CFRA Explained

on April 6, 2019
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I want to reach out and call someone! This is especially true if the person on the other...
Jill SchaeferFMLA & CFRA Explained

Best Hiring Strategies: Thoughts From a New Hire

on April 6, 2019
As a new hire at KPA, and having been on both sides of the interviewing table, I’m familiar with interview styles and how widely varied...
Emily HartmanBest Hiring Strategies: Thoughts From a New Hire