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Back in December, we blogged about how Philadelphia was the first city to pass a ban on companies asking job candidates about their salary history. A lot has happened in the news regarding this type of regulation since then, and we wanted to update you on where things stand as of now. NATIONALLY: Last September,…Read More
We know the hiring process can be time-consuming, draining and emotional for hiring managers. With the financial impact of having an important role sit vacant, it’s no wonder that the hiring process is often mired in urgency and stress. All the ever-changing employment laws and regulations to keep on top of can add confusion to…Read More
Friday, March 3th, is Employee Appreciation Day. Soooo…whatcha got planned? Every year, we ask our clients and readers for suggestions on how to show appreciation to your workforce in unique and meaningful ways. We always get great Employee Appreciation Day stories and ideas. Sometimes we even get a few really fun pictures, too. It’s a…Read More
Nice guys don’t have to finish last. In fact, the case can be made that in today’s high-speed-connected, social-media-inundated, millennial-influenced world, being known as a good, respectable company can do wonders for your customer loyalty and brand recognition. But the process of being recognized as “one of the good companies” doesn’t start with a big…Read More
You just had a fantastic new hire accept your offer. Hooray! Your onboarding program consists of a welcome lunch and a walk through the company handbook. Oh nooo! If you want to protect your investment in this new team member (and with the cost of hiring what it is today, everyone wants that), a solid…Read More
Hiring a new employee is a critical and expensive endeavor for any company, and in the last decade or so it has gotten more and more convoluted and risky. Sadly, 2017 will most likely not end this trend. Once upon a time, hiring meant that we placed employment ads, collected resumes and then screened to…Read More
In this last installment of our year-in-review for 2016, we ring out the year by sharing our most popular HR blog posts from October to today. The last 12 months have fueled many great story ideas for 2017, including follow up to last week’s top pick about new proposed legislation that would prohibit companies from…Read More
Have the holidays snuck up on you? Have no fear! Our best last-minute holiday recipe guide is here! Enjoy these festive and fun recipes from our team to you and yours. Season’s greetings from myHR Partner!Read More
It’s time for the third installment of myHR Blog‘s countdown to 2017. We are ringing out the year by sharing our most popular HR blog posts of the last 12 months. Last week, we covered the topics of medical marijuana, the state of the DOL’s overtime rule changes and LGBT laws and regulations in the…Read More
Philadelphia to be the first U.S. city to prohibit asking job candidates about salary history—is your city next?
On Friday, we issued a news alert on social media about how Philadelphia will soon be the first city to pass a ban on companies asking job candidates about their salary history. According to an article published on Philly.com, City Council passed the legislation last Thursday, and Mayor Jim Kenney will sign the bill into…Read More