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.
It’s been said that the importance of a job is inversely proportional to the number of adjectives in its title.
Can you honor both your religion and job duties? Religion in the workplace presents an opportunity for both conflict and accommodation, as employees bring their faith to work.
This article will address bereavement, in particular, how suffering a bereavement can impact on employment, both for employees and employers.
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...
I've been an employer who has had to pay unemployment benefits, and I have been a worker who collected them. This is what I learned from being on both situations at different times.
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.
Everyone at some time needs to take time out from their job for personal reasons. Teachers are no exception, but the responsibilities of working in a school make asking a little more complicated.
How much of a raise should you get after one year with a company? A pay increase is absolutely appropriate to ask for after one year or even six months of work. Here's how to do it.
This hub suggests a sample training programme plan for a company to raise intercultural awareness among its management team.
Learn what the most expensive lawyers say to managers about what they should and should not do, to avoid getting sued by employees. You, as an employee, can use this information to your advantage.
A story demonstrating how examining one's thinking and values is the first step to aligning personal and corporate values.
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.
Are you are working hard at getting a new job, sending out resumes, getting interviews, and being told you only have to pass a reference check, but then not getting the job? Multiple people have recently contacted me about this exact scenario...
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.
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.
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.
If a supervisor or bullying boss has turned your once likeable job into a series of humiliating and degrading confrontations, then DO NOT file a complaint with Human Resources for help. Human Resources is NOT your friend.
Determining what constitutes a fair compensation package can be a huge dilemma, particularly for small businesses with limited access to HR data.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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"
Conducting an employee performance evaluation can be a stressful experience. This guide covers how to prepare, write, and give an employee performance review effectively and easily.
This article will bring to light and dispel the five most common assumptions people make about disciplinary situations in the workplace.
Is your job secure? Learn the warning signs that a layoff could be imminent. An insider reveals what HR isn't telling you about company downsizing.
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.
Handling performance issues and firing an employee are difficult tasks for most new supervisors and managers. Learn the critical steps you need to follow.
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!
A list of the information you will need to keep for when your state unemployment office asks for verification of your job searches, and examples of job search forms.
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.
Explore various methods of performing a job analysis; discover when and why the analysis is done; lastly, find out why a job analysis may be viewed negatively, and learn how to get everyone on board.
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.
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.
HR professionals must find creative ways to stay up-to-date on trends and employment law changes in the workplace.
Not all information is forthcoming when you get the news that your job is coming to an end. Here are some helpful things to consider before the ax drops. It's always better to be prepared - especially in the face of adversity.
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?
How do you write an apology letter to an employee? What is an example of a sample apology letter to an employee?
FMLA is a job protection benefit afforded to many US workers through the Federal Government. But how do you get this protection? This is what we will cover here.
Here's what you may need to consider before choosing between temporary or more permanent staffing solutions for your business.
If you're in a frustrating workers comp case, know that you're not alone! Read about my story of how I got screwed in my workers' compensation case and avoid making my mistakes.
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.
These tips on how to write a resignation letter will come in handy one day when you decide to quit your job and move on.
The NT personality type has mountain-top vision and rises to the top. However, they become ‘insane’ when they throw out incompetents to sock the competition. Here's how to work under an insane boss.
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
Thousands of job postings are posted online daily, but what makes a job posting good? What needs to be in a posting to attract the right candidates?
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.