Wrap Up of SHRM Atlanta Conference: Part 3

This is Part 3 of my wrap up of the SHRM Atlanta conference. The sessions I followed were still in the Law and Legislation track. First up was Manage Your Employees or Get Out of the Way! (Ten Rules for Helping Your Managers Prevent Costly Lawsuits.) presented by Chad Shultz of Ford & Harrision LLP. …

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Setting Precedents: What You Have Done Before Does Count

Sometimes in the fast and furious world of business we do things on the spur of the moment without thinking through the implications of what we are about to do. While I am all for spontaneity you do have to realize that you may be setting a precedent. This is especially true in the interactions …

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The ADA May Invalidate a High School Diploma Requirement

┬áMany, many companies require a high school diploma as the first qualification for applying for a job. Well now the EEOC says that the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) may invalidate that high school diploma requirement. According to an informational letter published on their website the EEOC claims that such a requirement may discriminate against …

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Fixing Messes That You Create: Incompetence or ???

In a recent BNET newsletter there was an article on the 9 Signs Your HR Manager is Terrible. The sixth of the nine reasons was entitled “He only fixes messes… that he created.” The article explains that you know you have a poor HR manager when he/she lets things go so long that they become …

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Five Great Reads In HR and Management

Here are five great blog posts in Human Resources and Management to read to end your week. They are five that I feel we can all learn from. First up is on from Wally Bock. I read Wally’s posts because Tom Peters reads Wally’s posts. His post on Drive Out Fear gives a lesson that …

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The ADAAA: Part Two – Some Key Points

This is a follow up to my post entitled The ADAAA: This is as messy as it sound. I wanted to hit some of the key points of the new regulations that were published by the EEOC. These are tidbits I picked up from the folks at Seyfarth Shaw and other reading I have been …

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The ADAAA: This Is As Messy As It Sounds

I sat in on a webinar yesterday about the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendmenst Act. Based on what I heard the ADAAA would be better renamed “Ninety-eight percent of your employees and candidates will be able to claim a disability” Act. The webinar was conduct by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on the final regulations put out …

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