Sunday, August 18, 2019
As a busy human resource professional, planning events can be daunting or overwhelming especially if given limited time. This 10-key strategic approach, which incorporates asking the five W’s (What, When, Who, Where, Why), will harvest relevant information and maximize the likelihood of a successful outcome.
Published in Summer 2017
One of Garth Brooks' best know hits is “Friends in Low Places.” It is an easy tune to sing, especially with friends. Last year, I attended a Garth Brooks concert. Although I’ve attended concerts from other genres, this was only my second country music concert.
Published in Summer 2017
Nearly four out of five employers offer health improvement programs including incentives or education on eating right, being active, reducing stress and being aware of health status. But employees aren’t often benefiting from these wellness efforts. On average, employers award nearly $700 in wellness incentives to each employee, but the majority don’t use the full amount.
Published in Summer 2017
Human resources is a profession with daily challenges, unique situations and tricky interactions to navigate. But through it all, there is one thing in which HR can always rely – a trait we should hone and use to its utmost potential because it is the gateway to innovation and problem solving: curiosity.
Published in Summer 2017
When it comes to increasing the productivity of teams, we need to stop thinking of people as if they are balloons. This is especially true of top performers, those wonderful go-to workers we approach for those tasks that just come up. You know they’re talented, so why can’t they take on some additional work? No reason whatsoever, and, as a result, they’re given more and more tasks to perform.
Published in Summer 2017
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 12:03

What Our Writers Need to Know

Thank you for your interest in writing for the HR Florida Review. While we cannot promise publication, we are always happy to receive potential articles. Here are the answers to frequently asked questions.
Published in Winter 2017
Creating meaningful activities around traditional monthly diversity celebrations requires advance planning. Otherwise, you will likely resort to knee-jerk, minimally-effective, and possibly controversial events that focus solely on external aspects of culture.
Published in Winter 2017
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 11:52

Millennials: The Future Workforce

In today's globalized world, the American business environment contrasts quite drastically from its predecessor of 50 years ago. Generations such as the baby boomers enjoyed an economy that enabled companies to hire new, young employees with minimal experience...
Published in Winter 2017
The term “Employee Leave” immediately brings to the mind of most HR professionals the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the FMLA procedures of their organization. But, it is also important to consider leave requests in light of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Published in Winter 2017
Changes to the overtime regulations regarding raising the salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476 have been a source of concern over the past year. Business owners have had to make the choice of bumping their employees up to meet that salary threshold or moving them into a nonexempt hourly status.
Published in Winter 2017
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