Gen Z is Different from Gen Y

Gen Z is Different from Gen Y

Who is the Generation Z? Any person under 20 years old in 2017. Those born into Generation Z have a very different view of work from Generation Y according to a recent Accenture Strategy survey of 2015-17 college graduates, published in the report Gen Z Rising. Gen Z...
Preserving the Hispanic Culture

Preserving the Hispanic Culture

National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate the group’s heritage and culture. Hispanic Heritage Week...
How to Increase Employee Engagement?

How to Increase Employee Engagement?

Gallup surveys show that 34% of U.S. workers report that they are engaged in their workplace (Gallup data). Engagement drives productivity, customer service and profitability. Many factors can reduce employee engagement which includes organizational tumult, distrust...
New I-9 Form required

New I-9 Form required

The new I-9 was issued on July 17, 2017 (Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification). The revised version may be used immediately, but it must be used no later than September 18, 2017. Employers can continue using Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 through...
Bereavement Leave

Bereavement Leave

When an employee is dealing with a death in the family or of someone else in his or her personal life, it can be an especially difficult time. The employee may not want to work and will need to take time off. There is no federal law requiring that companies offer...
Military Veterans: Workplace Strength!

Military Veterans: Workplace Strength!

Three hundred and sixty thousand (360,000) men and women leave military service each year. Companies will need to create programs to recruit veterans, many of whom have the skills needed to help address talent shortages across a range of functions and industries....

Edible Marijuana in the Workplace

Edible marijuana can come in many forms: baked goods, candy, oil emulsions, and tablets. Edible marijuana is becoming more common in the states that have legalized the drug use which poses a new challenge in the workplace.  Twenty-eight states and Washington, D.C.,...
Neurodiversity In the Workplace

Neurodiversity In the Workplace

Neurodiversity is the idea that individuals have neurological differences. Individuals with autism spectrum disorder has grown to 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Corporations have focused primarily on...