Coronavirus resource: mHealthCoach’s screening solution


To help make that happen, mHealthCoach, a Chicago-based smart care coordination platform, is now offering Employee Screening Solution. With mHealthCoach, employees answer self-screening questions daily for symptoms before they come to work.

Employers Must Pay Workers for Security Screening Time, California Supreme Court Rules


The security screenings are thorough; before leaving the store, employees are asked to open every bag, backpack, purse or briefcase, and if an employee has a personal Apple device, they must verify its serial number against the store’s personal device log.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Nike’s De Minimis Argument for Security Screenings


Whether certain security checks are compensable remains an open question. June 28, 2019) , the plaintiffs claimed they were not compensated for the time spent undergoing security checks when leaving retail stores, after they clocked out.

When is Drug Screening Allowed?

HR Daily Advisor

This is a question many employers face—but there’s no regulation to guide us at the federal level. As such, employers must understand the laws at both the state and federal level in order to answer this question. Drug Screening for Applicants. Drug Screening for Employees.

Question Remains: Should Apple Workers Be Paid for Security Screening Time?


Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to help resolve the question of whether Apple’s store workers should be paid for time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts. Pay for time in security checks is an important question.

Hiring Top Talent? Here Are The Best Methods For Sourcing, Screening, and Interviewing

Spark Hire

Question: What are the best methods for sourcing, screening, and hiring top talent? When I suggest certain tools and strategies for sourcing, screening, and interviewing, I’m keeping the following in mind: Speed – Why? You need to be effective at scale. Screening.

Which Compensation Casualties Are on the Horizon?


This shift has prompted HR and compensation teams to adopt a new framework for plan design. To accommodate the changing landscape of compensation, it’s likely we will begin to witness some significant casualties over the next few years. Possible Compensation Casualties.

Disruptive Innovation in Compensation Communication Practices

Compensation Cafe

Here's another article on compensation communication. Following years of studying these issues, I don't think these findings are bad -- or surprising -- at all. At least 25% have difficulty crediting others with good ideas.

Compensation Considerations in Attracting Top Talent


Consider how compensation planning and management factors into every facet of an individual business. This is where you interview those already successful at the position in your company and document their personality traits, work habits and approach to the job.

8 Things To Learn about Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims

Get Hppy

Workers’ compensation can become expensive without proper management. If you take an aggressive approach to denying worker’s compensation claims, however, you risk expensive litigation that might cost more than a fraudulent claim. Of course, in some claims, no injury at all occurred.

Tips for Preventing Fraud in Workers’ Compensation Claims

HR Daily Advisor

Most employers understand the benefits of workers’ compensation insurance. If an employee is injured on the job, the insurance kicks in to pay for the medical bills and at least a portion of the lost wages while the employee recovers. Types of Workers’ Compensation Fraud.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in the Background Screening Industry

Sterling Check

For more than 50 years, women continue to position themselves into leadership roles at a growing rate. Women Executives in the Background Screening Industry. recently published the article, “Kicking Glass: Women Thrive in Leadership Roles in the Background Screening Industry” which looks at how women have achieved executive positions in the background screening industry.

Background Screening: Myths Explained – Part 2 – Driving Records

Accurate Background

Either way, if something goes wrong, the finger is pointed at your organization. Therefore, it is important to know the various regulations and obligations your organization has in regards to compensating drivers. Who is driving for you?

9 Tips for Retaining and Screening for New Employees in A World of ‘Continuous Candidates’

HR Daily Advisor

Looking at Millennials and Gen Y, the research shows that it is the older Millennials – with more work experience – who are most likely to be habitually looking for jobs. Hiring & Recruiting Strategic HR Uncategorized Continuous Candidates retention screening

Frozen Compensation Data? Let it Go!

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

It sounds downright absurd, but compensation professionals know exactly what I’m referring to when I ask them, “Do you freeze your data?” Let’s step back and remember how the average company has been running annual compensation cycles for the last few decades. By Chad Atwell.

How Betty Crocker Thinks about Compensation

Compensation Cafe

Updating compensation practices or redesigning a plan? It won't take long before they'll head back to the Kettle Korn and your big screen. Length of service, age, departmental comparisons and such all offer insights into how compensation has been used in the past.

Screening Candidates with Too Much Experience a Potential ADEA Violation

HR Daily Advisor

Can screening a candidate because they have too much experience become a legal problem? At the age of 58, and with a résumé that included a stint serving as general counsel for a Fortune 500 company as well as CEO experience, Dale Kleber was looking for work.

How to Hire the Right Person for the Job

HR Counselor's Corner

Now, let’s say you are a smaller employer that does not have an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) currently in place. After you’ve established your list of qualified candidates from your job postings and/or sourcing efforts, the next step is candidate screening.

Top Employee Benefits & Compensation Ideas for a Diverse Workforce

Vantage Circle

Indirect and non-cash compensation paid to an employee. Other types of medical care involve dental checkups, biometric screening, etc. Some of these perks involve having board games at work, nap rooms, free food. And they are good at their work.

4 Resume Screening Tips every HR Professional Should Know


Being responsible for the recruiting, hiring and firing of personnel at your organization is no small task. Hopefully these tips will help you sink your teeth into that seemingly endless stack of CVs and jump-start your hiring process - Happy Screening!!

Standardize Your Team's Candidate Phone Screens with this Checklist


The initial phone screen isn’t just a formality to confirm your candidate isn’t a total weirdo. Here, you’ll get a little more context around the candidate’s state of mind at their current gig. What are you looking for in terms of compensation? While this can feel uncomfortable at first, it’s important to get a ballpark estimate to make sure expectations aren’t grossly misaligned. candidate phone screen phone screen

5 Things Keeping Financial Services HR Teams Up at Night

Cornerstone On Demand

It's an extremely challenging time to be holding the reins of an HR team at a financial services institution, with 45 percent of senior executives revealing their companies are hit by cyber attacks as often as on an hourly basis.

What I Learned About Workers’ Compensation Data Collection from Having Two Young Boys

Prism HR

The crying six-year-old arrived at the front door first. Through the screen door I saw his three-year-old brother waddling up the front steps, hand to his bright red head. Something my wife is better at than me is showing empathy first before interrogating our boys.

Coronavirus resource spotlight: Alight’s return to the workplace app


A look at Alight Solution’s new app that provides screening and access to healthcare concierge services for employees returning to the workplace.

TOP 11 recruitment software to look out for in 2020 [+ G2 reviews]


It is moving away from resume and phone screening of candidates to video interviews and skill assessments. As per studies, the global recruitment software market was valued at USD 1753.2 mn in 2017 and is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 7.4%

David vs Goliath: How SMBs Can Win the War for Talent


When it comes to the war for talent, people often say that small and mid-sized businesses are at a disadvantage. It may be a friend of theirs, an old colleague from college, or someone they met at a previous job. Tammy Cohen , PHR, SHRM-CP. February 17 2020.

Coronavirus testing at work: Who to test and how to pay for it

Business Management Daily

The IRS and the DOL have jointly released FAQs discussing health plans’ obligation to cover covid-19 testing at no cost to employees. Plans are required to cover covid-19 tests employees take at home. Compensation and Benefits People Management

High Court Rules That Time Spent in Security Screenings Is Not Paid Time Under Federal Law


Busk , a case involving the issue of whether the time a worker spends in security screenings should be paid time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In a unanimous decision, the Court held that the time spent waiting to undergo and undergoing security screenings is not compensable under the FLSA. The workers argued that the screenings were done for the sole benefit of the employer and its customers as a theft-prevention measure. Compensation Workplace Policies

Employee Drug Testing: The Benefits of a Drug-Free Workplace


and the perception of a dwindling job applicant pool, some employers are asking if they should continue to conduct screening for marijuana. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that overdose deaths at work increased by 25%. [3]. Do state laws impact what substances you can screen?

How To Set Up An Effective Drug Screening Program

Effortless HR

Whether your business is health care or education, drug screening can play an important part of a comprehensive background check program — and it’s especially important in fields like medical, human resources, safety and security. In fact, when you want to improve workforce quality and safety, reduce workers’ compensation and health care costs, increase productivity and more at your business, drug screening can often be a huge asset.

Performance Fatigue and Work-Life Balance

Compensation Cafe

On July 7, 2020 fellow Comp Café writer, Margaret O’Hanlon wrote an article titled “What Does Burnout Have to Do with Compensation? ” The article discussed the classic idea of workplace stressors and how compensation professionals can contribute to a better approach.

An employer’s guide: How to discuss compensation with job candidates


To keep from wasting your time or the candidate’s, you need to make sure you’re both in the same ballpark when it comes to compensation. Think of your screening interview like a first date. Staff members involved in the screening and hiring process need to know what to say about compensation, and how to say it. But when there’s a salary range, some common questions for hiring managers are: At what point do you discuss compensation with a job candidate?

Top 10 Reasons to Implement a Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Program


Drug use by the American workforce remains at its highest rate in more than a decade. The initiative for employers to implement a comprehensive and compliant drug and alcohol screening program has never been more evident. Best-in-Class Drug Screening Services.

Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA

Ohio Employer's Law

It goes like this: Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA What does this mean (and how dare I make you think about your SATs for the first time in forever)? Busk , last year’s Supreme Court case which held that the time warehouse workers spent waiting for and undergoing post-shift security screenings were noncompensable postliminary activities. Here is my prediction: At some point Congress will step in and fix the meaning of compensable work.

12 Reasons Why Your Employees Are Stressed at Work


Stress at work is an issue that is often overlooked by employers. A recent workforce survey organised by Wrike has revealed some of the top sources of stress we experience at work. If you notice that some of your employees are still stuck to their screen past the usual work hours on a regular basis, it might be time to raise a flag. Having the ability to delegate, at the right time, avoids forgetfulness and last minute issues.

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The most common employee documents used at trial

Business Management Daily

It is recommended to keep employee contracts for at least seven years, disability and sick benefit information for four years, and group and employee insurance records for six years. EEO data should be kept for each position filled at your company. Results of drug screenings.

4 Workplace Design Mistakes You Should Avoid at All Costs

Get Hppy

Here are four common office design mistakes you should avoid at all costs. Also read: Is A Well-Designed Office Space At The Heart Of Employee Engagement? Also read: Workplace Design Trends – 5 Ways to Increase Productivity at Work.

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Why Screening Candidates for Growth Potential Will Make You a Better Recruiter

Linkedin Talent Blog

When looking to fill a role, recruiters sometimes screen out candidates based on shorthand they have developed over the years. Instead of screening candidates out based on things like salary, my focus has always been on spending more time with fewer people.

Illinois has proposed two bills if passed could significantly decrease Workers Compensation claims and costs


Employees who feel they have been unfairly fired and denied benefits would be able to request a hearing with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. With this new proposed bill this is a good time for employers to review their workers compensation investigation policies or procedures or establish a good workers compensation investigation process. Background Screening Hiring Industry News Pre-Employment

Time for Another Look at Wellness Programs

Compensation Cafe

One reason for lack of savings is because additional health screenings built into the programs encourage overuse of unnecessary care which pushes spending higher. She has been a speaker at conferences in the U.S., Benefits & Perquisites Compensation Philosophy Incentives/Bonuses