Author: Rachel Sobel

What We’re Reading March

The knowledge experts at ThinkHR comb the web for interesting and actionable curated content (the four-leaf clovers, if you enjoy a seasonal cliché) so you don’t have to. Here are some of the stories that caught our eye this month. The Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO Unlimited PTO is a growing trend that appeals…

March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Committee announces which 68 teams made the 2019 tournament, is March 17. Games begin with the First Four on March 19 and 20 and culminate with the Final Four April 6 and 8. While this…

We Share the Love

What We’re Reading – February 2019 At ThinkHR, we love to share our knowledge of all things people risk management. One of the ways we do this is by curating timely human resources stories from across the web. Here are nine articles that caught our eye this month. 6 Statistics on Office Romance Despite #MeToo,…

On Friday, February 15, 2019, five employees of a manufacturer in Aurora, Illinois, were killed by an employee they were about to terminate as they met in a conference room. Among the victims were the human resources director and a young HR intern at his first day on the job. This is just the latest…

Much of the country is locked in a deep freeze, with windchills in the Midwest expected to be 50 below zero or lower on Wednesday. This extreme weather has the potential to disrupt business operations and cause employee productivity and pay issues. Are you prepared? ThinkHR has the resources you need to be ready to…

Our Gift to You

What We’re Reading – December 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are eight curated stories to close out the year. 3 HR Priorities for 2019 A survey of HR leaders identified three clear human resource priorities for 2019: Building critical skills, strengthening…

Celebrate the Season Safely

As the holiday season approaches, the economy is humming along, unemployment is low, and companies are enjoying the fruits of corporate tax breaks. Time to celebrate? Not so fast, according to the 2018 Holiday Party Survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The survey found that just 65 percent of companies are holding holiday festivities this…

Talking Turkey

What We’re Reading – November 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 10 curated stories that caught our attention this month. Go Beyond Veteran’s Day Veteran’s Day was November 11, and although it’s a one-day observance, it serves as a powerful reminder…

9 Treats, No Tricks

What We’re Reading – October 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 9 curated stories that caught our attention this month. Politics at Work Election day is looming, and the midterm elections are on the minds of many Americans, making political conversations…

We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 10 curated stories that caught our attention this month. Please Say Yes In today’s tight labor market, it’s becoming increasingly common for candidates to turn down offers. There are three key changes you can make to…