Tag: communication

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…

Workplaces to Love

LinkedIn recently released its list of the top 50 large companies most in demand with job seekers. Rankings were based on a rubric that included job demand, engagement with the company, interest in existing employees, and retention. ThinkHR founder and CEO Pete Yozzo explores what the most sought-after companies of any size have in common….

Question: Would it be permissible to transfer a long-term part-time employee who is an average to poor performer to another role and replace that position with a full-time employee? Answer: Unless there is an employment contract or collective-bargaining agreement that suggests otherwise, employers do have the ability to set an employee’s work hours and job duties based…

Question: Is there a required communication to let employees know when they have used all of their Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave? Answer: Sending a communication to notify employees that they have exhausted their leave (or will shortly exhaust it) is best practice. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations require that…

Question: Can you provide standard wording for our outgoing emails that address privacy and confidentiality? We are a California employer. Answer: Federal and state laws do not require employers to issue privacy statements in their outgoing emails. However, it is a common practice and is designed as a deterrent to breaching confidential information. We typically…