Problems with documentation in a cloud storage world

I came across an article that points out some issues having data in “the cloud” may present in an employer defending itself in a discrimination suit. The article was written very “lawyerly” and dealt more advice to attorneys about the E-discovery process, but I gleaned from it an HR lesson or two. It was about …

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HR Disaster Relief is in the Cloud

    This past year has seen a number of natural disasters that have disrupted the daily operations of many businesses. Hurricane Sandy, blizzards, destructive tornados in the Southeast have all caused businesses to shut down and in some cases they lost significant property, including personnel records. So if you are in HR and are …

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Three Essential HR Reads

Here are three essential HR reads to end your week with that will keep you up-to-date. First up is The language of the modern workplace written by Jon Hyman. There have been recent official introductions into the English language that apply to the workplace that you need to include in your HR process. Jon is …

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Scanning the Environment: HR Technology Part I

In the material that SHRM provides for studying for the PHR/SPHR the first book covers Strategic Business Management. One section of that book covers what is called Environment Scanning. It is part of what Eric Garland calls the STEEP analysis. (See this previous post for an explanation of STEEP.) Scanning the environment is considered a key …

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