Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me

On April 12, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Appearance requirements are tricky because even though appearance based discrimination is not technically illegal, it’s really difficult to justify when the rules on appearance also discriminate based on protected factors.
 

HRExaminer v.3.12

On March 27, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
If you’re a Human Resources professional you need to know more than the average consumer does about these questions. This week, our resident lawyer Heather Bussing and HR analyst John Sumser walk us through the Privacyscape.
 

Information Privacy 4: New Laws and Issues

On March 21, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
While the White House Report declares: “Never has privacy been more important than today”, Wired Magazine reports the US Government is building a giant spy center. The “Utah Data Center” is purportedly designed to intercept and collect every digital communication.
 

Information Privacy 3: What Are Your Privacy Rights?

On March 19, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Private does not mean that people can’t ever find out. Like any secret, the minute you tell it to someone who doesn’t have any requirement to keep it confidential, it’s not secret anymore. So even though the law recognizes general categories of “private information,” if you disclose it, it’s not private anymore.
 

Informational Privacy 2: Online Data & Social Media

On March 19, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
When the website or online service is free, chances are the product being sold is you. The most common tracking is done to better target ads to you or sell this info to others in aggregate form for the same purpose. Information is also collected to improve the websites or online services you use.
 

Information Privacy 1-Baseline

On March 18, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“We have this illusion that each of these bits of information is separate, that the companies collecting the information don’t share it. So we are the only ones who really have the whole picture about what our lives are like.”
 

HRExaminer v.3.10

On March 9, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
This week we present a series of articles on HR Forecasts and the latest trends that will shape the future of talent management. Next, Referrals goes deeper into Social Recruiting tactics followed by Heather Bussing and her advice on how to take the best out of Human Resourses diversity.
 

Hiring for Diversity

On March 5, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Human beings rarely add up. The idea that you should grade, classify and objectify people in order not to discriminate is just as demeaning as stereotypes.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer 3.06

On February 10, 2012, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Jay Cross, Weekly, by John Sumser
HR Examiner Weekly Edition v 3.06 Disparate Impact – Why Mobile Matters by Heather Bussing Heather Bussing considers the job candidate, how they use the Internet, and discovers a new reason why mobile matters. Read Now » Bulletproof Talent Here’s a phrase you don’t hear me utter frequently. *Refreshing Approach To HR*. Jason Lauritsen and […]
 

Disparate Impact – Why Mobile Matters

On February 8, 2012, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing considers the job candidate, their Internet access by race and discovers a reason why mobile matters.