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  • Learn the basic terminology of payroll, including the definition of payroll, the difference between net and gross pay, tax withholding, forms, regular pay vs overtime, timesheets, and pay period, etc.

    Basic Payroll Terminology

    Basic Payroll Terminology

    by Melinda Longoria, MSM0

  • It’s been said that the importance of a job is inversely proportional to the number of adjectives in its title.

    Pretentious Job Titles

    Pretentious Job Titles

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • Here is a typical Bread Line or Unemployment Line back in the 1930s, but we're having them today as well. Dishonesty, evasion, or lack of integrity on the job can be the culprit, as well as lack of training and misunderstandings. It is important to be honest, straightforward, and forthcoming on the job with your management...

    Top 10 Reasons 21st Century Employees Get Fired

    Top 10 Reasons 21st Century Employees Get Fired

    by Patty Inglish132

  • Are you protected against discrimination if your employer learns about your genetic or medical condition? Learn about what led up to the passage of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), what GINA does, and what it does not do.

    Genetic Discrimination in the Workplace:  What You Need to Know

    Genetic Discrimination in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

    by FlourishAnyway46

  • Job ads on the internet require online writing skills. While the employment advertisement needs to attract the best candidate for the role, it still needs to consider the habits of the online reader.

    How to Write an Effective Employment Advertisement

    How to Write an Effective Employment Advertisement

    by Tina Dubinsky0

  • An organization has positions that are required to be filled. The company must establish a pay scale so it can pay the employees based on job descriptions and duties. It could be a tricky situation when deciding the right pay compensation.

    Internal and External Equity Comparison

    Internal and External Equity Comparison

    by Kaman Teine0

  • An employer checklist to assess potential legal exposure before discharging an employee. Reduce the risk of wrongful discharge litigation by proactively identifying and addressing legal risks of employee termination before taking action.

    A Checklist for Employers Before Discharging Employees

    A Checklist for Employers Before Discharging Employees

    by Deborah Neyens24

  • This article discusses four of the key questions you should ask yourself before bringing a claim to the Employment Tribunal. Its goal is to help you decide if bringing a claim is right for you.

    Before Starting a Claim for Unfair Dismissal

    Before Starting a Claim for Unfair Dismissal

    by Kate2

  • You've submitted your resignation, and now Human Resources requests an exit interview. Here's why you should say no and suggestions for how to decline. Don't get trapped in this no win situation.

    Here's Why You Should Say No to an Exit Interview

    Here's Why You Should Say No to an Exit Interview

    by FlourishAnyway51

  • It is not difficult to get a bad reputation just by being in business. Many people believe businesses are interested only in making money, and that ethics and morality seem to have no place in business. This Hub takes a look at the meaning of some basic "business ethics" concepts, looking at rights, morality, and justice as the foundation of ethical business practices.

    Defining Basic Business Ethics Concepts

    Defining Basic Business Ethics Concepts

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD5

  • Have you been unfairly dismissed?Find out exactly what constitutes a lawful and unlawful dismissal, and the different types of redundancies in a business. We will look at a case of age discrimination.

    Dismissals—Lawful, Unlawful, and Redundancy

    Dismissals—Lawful, Unlawful, and Redundancy

    by Yaseen Essack0

  • Planning to take up a fulfilling job as online content writer or taking up writing as a career? Well as with all creative pursuits’ content writing also demands a fair bit of creativity apart from consistent quality. But when you have...

    Content Writer Interview Questions and Tips

    Content Writer Interview Questions and Tips

    by Vimlaksh G62

  • Do you have an employee who works extra hard and shows incentive? Do they stay late or come in on days off? Why not reward their behavior with more than just their paycheck? Below are 10 "low-budget"

    10+ Ways to Reward Employees on a Low Budget

    10+ Ways to Reward Employees on a Low Budget

    by Billy Haynes11

  • There are 10 strong characteristics that would define an excellent employee. These attributes can be introduced in a job interview and expanded in job performance. The influence of these qualities can carry an employee's career a long way when routinely practiced.

    10 Excellent Qualities That Make an Outstanding Employee

    10 Excellent Qualities That Make an Outstanding Employee

    by Cathy22

  • Handling performance issues and firing an employee are difficult tasks for most new supervisors and managers. Learn the critical steps you need to follow.

    How to Fire Someone

    How to Fire Someone

    by Christine Mulberry9

  • My "Characteristics of the Ideal Employee" comes from 15 years' consensus of employers in a range of industries. These ideals can help you gain a job and earn promotions. See some added new tips!

    Top 5 Characteristics of Ideal Employees

    Top 5 Characteristics of Ideal Employees

    by Patty Inglish155

  • Despite my gut feeling that it was a bad idea, I hired X for many reasons. Eventually, after eight long, demoralizing months, she gave the jig up and simply never came back.

    The Hiring and Firing of a Sociopath

    The Hiring and Firing of a Sociopath

    by Sophia Heresford4

  • You may be considering a job transfer and be able to benefit from the enclosed Transfer Request Letter. However, you may want to master current job tasks before moving to another job site.

    How to Ask for a Job Transfer - Be Valuable

    How to Ask for a Job Transfer - Be Valuable

    by Patty Inglish63

  • The unexpected death of a colleague in the workplace can present a number of challenges. HR and management can implement a number of measures that acknowledges the emotional state of their workers and provides support during this difficult time.

    Helping Employees Recover From the Death of a Coworker

    Helping Employees Recover From the Death of a Coworker

    by Carola Finch3

  • Post-Millennials or Generation Z (kids born in 2000 and later) are entering the workforce. Their world bears little resemblance to what came before. What should we expect from these young employees?

    Generation Z and the Work World:  5 Trends to Watch

    Generation Z and the Work World: 5 Trends to Watch

    by FlourishAnyway81

  • Thinking of joining a controversial company, or one that doesn't share your values? Already work for one? Here are tips on deciding about that job offer and surviving your employment.

    Should You Work for a Controversial Company?

    Should You Work for a Controversial Company?

    by FlourishAnyway69

  • Choosing to become a lady is empowering and the benefits are numerous. Learn how to be a lady, how to act like a lady, how to dress like a lady, how to be ladylike, how to act proper, and the benefits

    How to Dress, Act, and Speak Like a Lady

    How to Dress, Act, and Speak Like a Lady

    by rontlog1

  • If you are a new supervisor or manager responsible for hiring employees, you may want to learn more about screening resumes to save some time in your search. Here are the basics.

    Screening Resumes: Tips for New Managers

    Screening Resumes: Tips for New Managers

    by Christine Mulberry0

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