When Employers Are Liable for Harassment

On June 24, 2013, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
The US Supremes issued their opinion in Vance v. Ball State University this morning holding that an employer is not liable for its employee’s racial or sexual harassment unless the harasser is a supervisor of the victim employee.
 

HRExaminer v4.24

On June 21, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Dr. Todd Dewett examines the career arc and leadership in this week’s feature post. Guest author, Randy Emelo defines a new learning leader for HR, Heather Bussing talks weasels, and John Sumser calls attention to what’s missing from recruiting software and interviews Hank Stringer on HRExaminer Radio.
 

Weasels and Sociopaths

On June 17, 2013, in Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, Leadership, Performance Management, Recruiting Wisdom, by Heather Bussing
As a lawyer, I deal with weasels and sociopaths a lot. Weasels and sociopaths love power. And money.
 

HRExaminer 4.23

From this week’s Feature, Privacy is an App: “It won’t be long before someone comes along with the privacy app that allows us to control our personal data, authorize who gets to use it, and to sell it. But when it comes out, get if fast before Google or Facebook buys it and shuts it down.” – Heather Bussing
 

Privacy is an App 2

On June 10, 2013, in Big Data, Data, Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
Privacy is not a legal issue anymore. It’s too late. Now privacy is a technical choice.
 

HRExaminer 4.22

Feature: You’re being buried alive in information. Is this a training ground for a new way of seeing and doing? In our feature article, John Sumser explores today’s environment and suggests some important coping skills for HR Professionals. Jeff Dickey-Chasins guages the impact from the proliferation of technological recruiting solutions, Heather Bussing has some ideas […]
 

Dealing with Change

On June 3, 2013, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Change is stressful. Even really good change; things like graduation and outstanding achievements.
 

HRExaminer v4.20

One in four adults in the U.S. suffers from some form of mental illness. It’s likely that you are dealing with depressed employees at work. It may even be the boss. Heather Bussing talks about legal and HR roles in this week’s feature: Depression and Work. Victorio Milian and Paul Hebert pen Big Data, Hip-hop […]
 

Depression and Work

On May 20, 2013, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Depression accounts for an estimated $83 billion per year in lost productivity. Legal Editor Heather Bussing explains the legal aspects of managing depressed employees.
 

HRExaminer v4.19

Feature: Them Job Changes The smoke and mirrors about retention is beginning to lift. A new study provides examples of how new approaches to data and open minds discover hidden, important truths. This Week’s Articles   Feature: Them Job ChangesPeople change jobs less often than they used to. It’s a trend that’s been maturing for […]