6 Ways to Gain More Attention for Your Business

by Michael Haberman September 9, 2019

Tweet This post was written by Keith Coppersmith. Keith is a business and marketing expert who has experienced both the rise and fall of many businesses. He enjoys writing and providing insight of the marketing industry based on both practice and theory. To misquote Tolstoy: “All successful companies are successful in the same way”. But […]

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5 Reasons Why Your Employees Need an Employer-Paid Identity Theft Protection Benefits

by Michael Haberman September 6, 2019

Tweet This was originally posted on the website of AllClearID. I met this company at #SHRM19 in Las Vegas this past June. I liked their company and I liked their product. They have given me permission to repost this blog. The surge in the number of Americans impacted by identity theft each year—at last count, […]

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How to measure and improve your workplace culture

by Michael Haberman September 5, 2019

Tweet This guest post was written by Anna Hayes of Joinblink.com All too often, senior management read “improving workplace culture” as “offering some lunchtime yoga and putting on some free food every now and then”. It’s not that there’s anything inherently bad with either of these two things (free food is a cornerstone of good […]

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Wow! Where has the time gone?

by Michael Haberman August 30, 2019

Tweet My blog, HR Observations, begins its 15th year. I cannot believe I have been writing this blog for 15 years. What started out as an attempt to have a voice as a lonely HR consultant has given me national and international recognition. I am not famous or well-known by any means, but it has […]

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Leverage Surveys to Better Select Virtual Teams

by Michael Haberman August 26, 2019

Tweet This guest post was written by Angela White, her bio is below. In this post, she offers some excellent advice on putting together virtual teams. Businesses are widespread when it comes to the areas they operate, sectors they cater to, and geographic regions they work in. Managing a large workforce in a single area […]

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The Carnival of HR- The August Edition

by Michael Haberman August 21, 2019

Tweet It has been a while since I have hosted a Carnival of HR. To be honest, it has even been a while since I have contributed to one. However, earlier in the year when Robin Schooling put out a call for hosts I threw my hat in the ring. Unlike many hosts, I have […]

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Next Week is Safe and Sound Week

by Michael Haberman August 8, 2019

Tweet Here in Georgia, many school children have gone back to school, marking the “end of summer.” Unfortunately, just because children have gone back to school it does not mark the end of the heat associated with the time of year. As I drive around and see workers outside I often feel for them because […]

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Four Blogs from Lawyers you need to be reading

by Michael Haberman August 7, 2019

Tweet There are four blogs from four lawyers I know that are excellent resources for HR professionals. They write commonsense and not “lawyerese” thus making them very readable. Jon Hyman I have been reading Jon Hyman’s Ohio Employer Law Blog for years. Although I have never met him in person I feel like have known […]

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What exactly does “exempt” mean?

by Michael Haberman August 5, 2019

Tweet This is a fairly consistent question from employers today so I decided to rerun this post. There is an update at the end, however. The Fair Labor Standards Act tells us we have two types of employees, non-exempt and exempt. Unfortunately these terms are not very explanatory and people often get them confused. Let […]

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5 HR Trends Impacting the Industry

by Michael Haberman August 2, 2019

Tweet Today’s post is a guest post written by Megan R. Nichols who is a technical writer and science blogger. The human resources industry is one that’s been around for nearly as long as there have been employees, but the world is changing, and HR needs to change with it. What are some of the […]

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