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October 2016

HR Nightmares: The Disconnect Between Employee Experience and Business Goals

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New SilkRoad research examines top worries of HR professionals and finds that 56 percent of HR professionals have no process linking employee experience to annual business goals. CHICAGO (October 25, 2016) — SilkRoad (www.silkroad.com), a global leader in talent activation solutions, recently announced its fourth annual “What Keeps HR Up At Night?”…

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Workflow Technology and HIPAA

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By: Dan Waldinger Health care is continually challenged with properly managing information. Because it has traditionally operated in a paper-intensive environment, that struggle continues, even while most providers have begun to actively transition to electronic health record (EHR) systems. While work is being done to ensure that EHR systems are…

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HR Pros Need Not Work Overtime to Address New Overtime Laws

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By: Jonathan Benhamou Since 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has required most employers to document their employees’ wages, hours and other employment practices. Human Resources (HR) professionals know that under the current guidelines, job titles need to align with appropriate responsibilities and compensation, otherwise companies may leave themselves…

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New DOL Guidance Seeks to Expand FLSA Liability to More “Joint” Employers

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By: Beau Howard and Peter Hall According to recent guidance from the Wage & Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), “the traditional employment relationship of one employer employing one employee is less prevalent” nowadays than businesses who share employees or use “third-party management companies, independent contractors,…

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