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Social Network Screenings Could Harm Businesses, Shows Study

Social Network Screenings Could Harm Businesses, Shows Study

By Sean Patterson December 17, 2013

As the general public has jumped onto Facebook and Twitter in the past few years, more employers are now using social networks as human resource screening tools. Though there may be nothing illegal with businesses viewing public social media profiles, …

Study: Sex At Work Makes Work Better
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Don’t let those stiffs from HR tell you office romances are bad for business. No, you just point them right to this Sun article that says as long as you’re not sued for harassment (I’m talking to you, creepy, who’s going to follow this advice right into a cardboard box and a security escort), sex with coworkers actually results in raised energy levels, better professional capacity, and higher productivity.

Study: Pajamas More Comfortable Than Ties
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A new study about telecommuting echoes an old adage: Misery loves company. While the option of working from home makes employees happier and often more productive, it may have the opposite affect on those still stuck at the office.

Judging An Employee By Her Search Results

I’m hesitant to bring this up because it puts me at risk of being dropped into the Pollyanna Pond – business and idealism just don’t mix, I’m told. But I wonder if employers are missing out on some exceptional talent because of snap judgments and preconceived notions about job candidates.

Where has the Human in HR Gone?

Human Resource Management as a profession is in danger of becoming not just an irrelevance to day-to-day line managers but a break on the productivity and profitability of organisations.

HR Surveys: A Glimpse into your Employee’s Minds

There was one movie where a teacher gave all of her students an initial grade of A. When asked why she did that, she said that it is harder to maintain this high grade rather than starting from scratch and earning it.

Trends In Human Resources
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The role of the Human Resources Department has changed dramatically over the past 30 years and will become increasingly more strategic in nature in the future, said a leading light of the HR community in the recent 2006 Annual Conference and Exposition of HR practitioners in Washington, DC.

The Historical Background of Human Resource Management
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Human resource management has changed in name various times throughout history.

Careers In Human Resources
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Human Resources is a career that involves inviting the most competent personnel and pairing them with the employment for which they are best suited.

Human Resources Management Schools
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Human Resources Management Schools, colleges, and universities provide programs of study in diverse areas of human resources management.

Protect Employees Against Identity Theft

As more and more Americans are becoming victims of identity theft, many employers are increasing their level of security to protect their employees.

Human Resources: What Drives An Organization

The field of Human Behavior Organization emphasizes the importance of human resources in any business organization.

HR: Self-Service Pre-Employment Background

During the last number of years, a variety of Background checking systems have offered automated self-service systems where all the Human Resource personnel has to do is type in the search order and wait the appointed amount of time for the search to be returned to their email address.

How HR Professionals Can Get Management to Listen

The human resources (HR) press and professional associations continue to produce volumes of information about HR becoming a strategic partner.

Why Human Resources Training Is Essential For Your Business
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In today’s business world proper training in human resources is imperative.