Employee Policies

HR Writer Contributes to HR Magazine in Favor of Corporate Dress Codes

Corporate dress codes have been around as long as facsimile machines and mod office furniture. I’m pretty sure that the fashion show at work was pretty interesting before HR policies came along to crack down on potentially offensive attire. (Like our mothers’ too short mini-skirts and our fathers’ polyester leisure suits) There’s a reason they […] Read more…

How Marijuana Legalization May Affect Employers

USA Mobile Drug Testing reveals how new marijuana legalization may affect employers in this special featured post! This is a hot topic with many employers today, especially when there are already certain risks and problems associated with controlled substances in the workplace. How will the legalization of marijuana in some states affect employers and policies?  With […] Read more…

Strategies for Preventing Workplace Identity Theft

Each year, there are millions of unsuspecting consumers who fall prey to some form of identity theft. Many times, this happens right under the noses of employees as they conduct their normal work tasks. Email phishing, odd phone calls, and attachments in emails are the main culprits, but there are many ways that thieves collect […] Read more…

Keep Drugs and Alcohol Out of the Workplace

United States Department of Labor data shows six percent of Americans aged 12 or older used drugs within the past month, and use is greater in those between the ages of 16 and 25 – the segment of the population joining the workforce at the highest rate. In addition, 14 percent of United States workers […] Read more…

Why Employers Perform Pre-Employment Background Checks

“Don’t they trust me?”   That question is heard frequently in and around the employment circuit, usually in regards to the pre-employment background check. An applicant who poses this question has generally gone to great lengths to impress his or her prospective employers on the application, on the resume, and in the interview. They think […] Read more…

What Employees REALLY Want from their Employer

This should be common sense, but there are certain things employees want from their employer most the time that can elude even the best of HR teams. And it doesn’t matter which industry we speak of or how long the employees have been working at a company. Every single employee wants to be treated fairly […] Read more…

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