New I-9 coming in November

by Michael Haberman September 28, 2016

Tweet According to attorney Jennifer Parser of Poyner Spruill LLP the USCIS has announced that a new I-9 form will be published as of November 22, 2016. At that point employers will need to switch forms and stop using the current I-9 form. Not using the proper form is a violation of the law and […]

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Lack of Supervisory Training costs a company $277,565

by Michael Haberman September 27, 2016

Tweet As an HR consultant I often find that companies often provide the least amount of training to the one group of employees who most need it, supervisors. I am not talking technical skills I am talking people skills. Most people are promoted into supervisory positions because they are often technically talented. By giving them […]

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Is the camera on your laptop a security risk?

by Michael Haberman September 26, 2016

Tweet We use the cameras on our laptops and our phones and other mobile devices a great deal. Pictures for Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Pinterest and more are post every day. Videos are recorded for those sites and more at an ever increasing rate. People use those cameras for live-streaming as well. People are using them […]

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Future Friday: The vision of retirement is already changing

by Michael Haberman September 23, 2016

Tweet The vision of retirement is undergoing a major change. Many people envision that retirement is sitting at the local Starbucks chatting with friends or sitting on the front porch rocking away enjoying “the good life.” However, for many people that is not the good life and as a result the vision of what retirement […]

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Withholding information in a new hire can get you a company in trouble

by Michael Haberman September 22, 2016

Tweet I came across an article by attorney Shep Davidson of Burns & Levinson, LLP that reminded me of a personal situation I was involved in while I was working for a software company. He article makes companies aware of the potential downfall of not being open and honest about potential opportunities. Recruiting someone using […]

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The 3 Most Competitive Workforces in America (and How to Use Them)

by Michael Haberman September 21, 2016

Tweet Today’s guest post is brought to you by What makes up the DNA of a competitive workforce? There are the tangible factors that are easily calculated — average salary, housing costs, dominant local industries — this is the “low hanging fruit” of what makes a city competitive in the workforce. And then there […]

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Are Online College Graduates Better or Worse Hires Than Traditional Students?

by Michael Haberman September 20, 2016

Tweet I believe that online degrees and other nontraditional educational opportunities such as MOOCs are gaining in importance. The modern HR professional ignores them at their own peril. Today’s post is written by Vera Marie Reed. Vera is  freelance writer living in Glendale, California. This mother of two specializes in education and parenting content. When she’s not […]

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Is AGEISM growing as the workforce gets younger?

by Michael Haberman September 19, 2016

Tweet Here are some to the headlines I have seen in various news stories lately: And the verdict is… guilty of Ageism Add Hewlett-Packard to the list of Tech Icons sued for Ageism Ageism in the workforce Ex Apple engineer rejected for genius bar job adds fuel to the ageism debate How old are you?- […]

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Future Friday: There is Nothing Bright about a Humanless Management Future

by Michael Haberman September 16, 2016

Tweet Today’s post is a guest post written by Nate Vickery, a business technology expert and a futurist mostly engaged in finding and implementation of the latest technology trends into SMB and startups management and marketing processes. Nate is also the editor-in-chief at business oriented blog- He has written this very interesting post about business […]

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Three Key Issues about Employee lawsuits

by Michael Haberman September 15, 2016

Tweet Daniel Schwartz, an attorney with the firm Shipman & Goodwin, LLP, is an attorney I have read for a number of years. He has been blogging for 9 years and has consistently produced great content. In a post he did the other day he talked about frivolous, or not so frivolous, lawsuits. I wanted […]

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