Why HR Is Best In the Cloud


Why Human Resources is Probably Your Best Bet in The Clouds By Subhadeep Ghose for The Motley Fool Network: Cloud-based human resources software maker Workday (NYSE: WDAY) has probably never had it so good. Intelligent share pricing, smart marketing strategies, and steady growth potential have prompted the market to catapult the company’s stock price. And now that the initial euphoriaContinue reading “Why HR Is Best In the Cloud”

Lawsuit Questions “Essential Functions” of Job


Discrimination Lawsuit Against Alliant Energy Questions “Essential Functions” of Job From the HumanResourcesJournal: To prove that an employee has been discriminated based on a disability, a person must show a failure for providing reasonable accommodation. But that person must also show that he/she can perform essential functions of a job if reasonably accommodated. These essential functionsContinue reading “Lawsuit Questions “Essential Functions” of Job”

Two Cases Show Critical Need for HR Involvement


A great post by Julie Tappero for Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal: In Cedar Falls, Iowa, the heartland of America, the CEO of a successful brokerage firm, Peregrine Financial Group, has been charged with 31 counts of fraud. Russell Wasendorf Sr. allegedly stole over $200 million from his customers over a 20-year period. In the hallowed halls of PennContinue reading “Two Cases Show Critical Need for HR Involvement”

Ovation Tech Announces Key Updates


Ovation Technologies Introduces Key Product Updates at HR Technology Conference & Expo In Chicago Chicago, Ill. – October 2, 2012–Ovation Technologies, the cloud-based recruiting and employee on-boarding software, launched several key updates to its product today at the HR Technology Conference & Expo in Chicago, Illinois. In an effort to better serve its customer baseContinue reading “Ovation Tech Announces Key Updates”

NLRB: Costco Social Media Policy Unlawful


Costco Wholesale’s policy on social media use by employees violates protected communications, according to a recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board. On September 7, the NLRB issued a Decision and Order invalidating Costco Wholesale Corporation’s electronic posting rule; they also found unlawful portions of the employee handbook, which prohibited employees from making statementsContinue reading “NLRB: Costco Social Media Policy Unlawful”

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