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Why You Should Care About Your Employer Brand

Jan 23, 2020
Lots of HR leaders today are talking about the importance of using marketing techniques to build an effective employer brand. The topic was a focus in several sessions at the latest annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference. What is an employer brand? To answer that question, it may…
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California Employment Law Update – January 2018

Jan 22, 2018
Workplace Discrimination Poster Updated In November 2017, the California Division of Labor and Employment updated its workplace discrimination poster, California Law Prohibits Workplace Discrimination and Harassment, to include the new supervisor training requirements to prevent sexual harassment and a revision date of November 2017. All employers must conspicuously post this…
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Ask the Experts: Arbitration Clauses

Jun 27, 2018
Q: May we add an arbitration clause prohibiting class action lawsuits to our employment contracts? A: Yes. Until recently , courts were split on the issue and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that “it is a violation of federal labor law to require employees to sign arbitration agreements…
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Introducing “Tell Us,” an Anonymous Reporting Solution

Jun 10, 2020
By Julie Small, VP of Product Marketing At ThinkHR and Mammoth HR, we believe in strengthening the HR capabilities of our clients through the use of innovative technology and the voice of our customers. Late last year we surveyed our customers and prospects, finding 64% of the respondents indicating they…
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9 HR Policies are Legal Again, Says NLRB General Counsel

Jun 8, 2018
Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP explains how this week’s NLRB memorandum affects employers. Workplace rules are back, baby! Peter Robb, General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (and my new hero), issued…
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New Final Rule Brings E.O. 11246 into the 21st Century

Jun 15, 2016
On June 14, 2016, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a final rule which updates guidelines that covered contractors must meet under the provisions of Executive Order 11246. A well-established rule, E.O. 11246 prohibits sex discrimination in employment by federal contractors; however, the guidelines implementing it date back…
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The Big-Picture View of Risk

Jan 9, 2019
By Larry Dunivan, CEO of ThinkHR Part 1 in an ongoing series of posts on people risk management, this article introduces the concept. (Read the second and third posts) Many human resources and business leaders think about compliance in black-and-white terms. We simply check the boxes and evaluate compliance efforts using…
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How to Create a Culture of Inclusion

Aug 15, 2019
Learn Why a Commitment to Diversity Reduces the Risk of Discrimination Claims and Increases Engagement Organizations that value a culture of inclusion do a better job of cultivating belonging, and therefore make room for diversity in the workplace. They are also less likely to experience claims of harassment or discrimination. …
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PrismHR Partners with ThinkHR to Offer Comprehensive People Risk Management to HROs and SMBs

May 1, 2019
New PrismHR Marketplace Partnership Ensures Alignment with Rapidly Evolving Employment Law Updates, Including State Anti-Harassment Policies Hopkinton, MA — May 1, 2019 — PrismHR, the leading HR software platform for Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) service providers, today announced that ThinkHR, a trusted provider of HR knowledge and people risk management (PRM) solutions, is…
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How Training Affects the Employee Lifecycle: Part 7—Separation

Jul 28, 2016
Training is essential at all stages of the employee lifecycle—before you even hire someone to when they leave the company. The employee lifecycle is a human resources model that defines the stages of an employee’s career with the company to help guide and manage the process. It involves the following…
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Is Training Your Employees Worth the Investment? Part 2 of 3

Aug 12, 2014
Types of training: Picking the right training for the right audience NOTE:  This is part two of a three-part series regarding best practices in training topics and options for corporate success.  Part I focuses on making the business case for training. Part 2 covers the types of training and selecting…
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Ask the Experts: OSHA Training in Medical Offices

Feb 13, 2017
Question: What OSHA training is required for a medical office? Answer: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) website offers a wealth of resources for employers, including a Compliance Assistance Quick Start that lists steps to help you identify the major OSHA requirements and guidance materials that might apply to…
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