Can we make Results Only Work Environments Work?

  Jody Thompson, the president of Culturex, said in a presentation to the 2013 Benefits Forum and Expo, that we need a workplace where “Each person is free to do whatever they want whenever they want as long as the work gets done” according to writer Kathleen Koster. It sounds great, but I have to …

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HR Predictions for 2013

  In January of 2012 I wrote a post called A Look Ahead: Predictions for 2012 (Snappy title huh?) Well it turns out I was pretty correct. It also turns out that 2013 will most likely be more of the same. So here are my HR predictions for 2013. Rules, more rules and creative interpretations …

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Shortage of Workers or a Shortage of Willing Employers?

  We have been hearing for a while that the jobs situation has become one, not of a shortage of workers, but rather a shortage of skilled workers. Just today I was listening to the radio and heard an advertisement for a local electrical company that is in such need of workers they are willing …

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Hiring Interim Expertise: How Work is Changing

  I have written about the changing nature of work several times (See Changing Nature of Work and the Difficulty of Government Regulation) so it is something I find interesting. So I was happy to run across Josh Bersin’s blog post The End of a Job as We Know It written on January 30, 2012. …

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The NLRB Condones Sexual Harassment

  My friend Jon Hyman of the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog wrote a post about an NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) decision that so outraged me I had to write something as well. Jon focuses on the total case but I wanted to talk about the fact that by this decision the NLRB condones sexual …

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This is what a DOL Review begins with.

  Some of you may have been through a DOL review before so this will be old hat. Hopefully you have not been. If you have not it may just be a matter of time. The DOL is getting very, very active and they appear to be as interested in small companies as they are …

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