Monthly Archives: March 2011

Are you recruitment challenged?

The US Government has announced that the H1-B visa window will open for fiscal year 2011-2012 on April 1, 2011 Continue reading

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Canadian Court hands down technology decision

An Ontario Court of Appeals issued a ruling in a case where a school teacher was issued a laptop that he was entitled to take home to use on non-scheduled work hours. During his spare time he was looking at pornographic images which were uncovered… Continue reading

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You are our greatest asset!

For over 30 years we have been a customer of a chain of coffee shops (not Starbucks) and part of their offerings has been a loyalty program for frequent customers. We would get a punch for each drink bought or each pound of ground coffee purchased… Continue reading

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Supreme Court issues ruling in FLSA arena

Petitioner Kasten brought an antiretaliation suit against his formeremployer, respondent (Saint-Gobain), under the Fair Labor Stan-dards Act of 1938 (Act), which provides minimum wage, maximum hour, and overtime pay rules; and which forbids employ… Continue reading

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What will they think of next?

An Employer’s FMLA Nightmare? Hooters Offers Fake “Doctor’s Notes” to Skip Work During NCAA Tourney Posted by Jeff Nowak on March 17, 2011 Over the upcoming weeks, when Carl the Custodian is missing from your workplace, you may want to give your l… Continue reading

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Ultimate Improvement Cycle: A Six Sigma Approach to Human Capital Management Course Offerings expand

We are have now scheduled our unique course on the role of Six Sigma in HR in several locations: March 21 and 23, 2011 Hillsborough Community College Institute for Corporate and Continuing Education Tampa, FL April 4 and 6, 2011 Polk Corporate Col… Continue reading

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Has your organization evolved with the times?

In a conversation recently with Russ Moen, VP of Human Resources at ExpressPro, he suggested that I should pick up a copy of the book Intellectual Capital by Thomas Stewart. The book looks at the new role of human capital within the business commu… Continue reading

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