Tag Archives: human resources

The Value in Using Twitter

At last week’s SHRM Conference here in Atlanta, I was shocked to learn how many attendees had not embraced social media as a means of expanding their personal network, learning from their communities, and taking advantage of workplace management opportunities.

#blyDEA No. 34 – Develop a Social Media Workplace Policy or Else

Yesterday I attended a session at SHRM entitled “Social NOTworking,” hosted by Jody Katz Pritikin, attorney with Proactive Lawsuit Prevention. It was an eye-opening look at recent case law on the topic of workplace social media use. Jody gave the

#blyDEA No. 36 – Know Where You Stand, Win a Kindle Fire

If you are just getting started expanding your company’s reach on social media, wouldn’t it be helpful to know what other companies like yours are doing? Find out what companies in our community are up to and what they are

What You Need to Know for Feb. in Human Resources and Employment Law

Here’s the latest:   1.            Fun with FMLA – How does an employee who is not eligible for FMLA make a viable claim for FMLA interference and retaliation?  By showing that while the request for time off (for impending motherhood)

Thanksgiving: A Diary of Cooking and Team-Building Success

Earlier this week I wrote about the importance of team-building activities and about an event that we had in Orange County.  Other members of the Blytheco marketing team decided to share their perspectives about their experiences below.  I think we

New Employment Law Info: NLRB Delays, The IRS in Sheep’s Clothing, and Medical Marijuana

WELCOME to the MONTHLY EMPLOYMENT LAW LEGAL BRIEF FOR HR.  HERE ARE SOME “TRICKS and TREATS” in STORE for EMPLOYERS: No Need to Post . . .  Yet – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has delayed the deadline for posting

Join Blytheco at the SHRM 2011 Annual Conference and Exposition

The SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) 2011 Annual Conference and Exposition is the year’s biggest event for HR pros – this year’s conference features Michael J. Fox, Arianna Huffington, Keith Urban, and tons of useful sessions and important resources

Social Media Workplace Policy Part II: Do’s and Don’ts

Earlier this week, we discussed the current prevalence of social media in commerce and its current importance to business prosperity and functionality.  We also discussed the legalities of designing a social media workplace policy.  Now, we’re going to delve into the

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