• HIPAA and Patient Information Privacy: What You Need to Know

    HIPAA and Patient Information Privacy: What You Need to Know

    Due to the massive amount of personal data and information stored electronically today, everybody is concerned about their patient information privacy. That is why you may find yourself questioning what your doctor is doing to ensure the protection of your healthcare information.Health plans, health care providers, health care clearinghouses, and their business associates have to abide by set industry standards when it comes to the storage and transmission of your healthcare information. However, some entities don’t have to follow these regulations. These include:State agencies such as child protective servicesLaw enforcement... Read More

  • Employee Payments Best Practices

    Employee Payments Best Practices

    To you, their salaries are just a line item in the budget. To your employees, they’re much more. Employee Payments can be very complicated process for some. If you don’t know how to pay employees correctly, you can run into problems with employees who don’t receive the pay they expect and with your state and federal employment laws. In this article, we’ll look at how to pay these employees correctly and what are the current best practices.There are two types of pay which an employer considers for their work:Wages and salary: Wages and salary are commonly known as base pay. Base pay is the foundation of total compensation because it... Read More

  • Keys to ramp up employee engagement at workplace

    Keys to ramp up employee engagement at workplace

    There is no doubt about it that there is a disengagement crisis at work, a tendency that has influenced employee engagement. The hard fact about employee engagement is that there is no copy-paste trick that will make your organization a better company to work. Establishing that kind of environment requires a lot of commitment, dedication, and mutual respect. Fortunately, you have reached the right place if you desire to ramp up employee engagement at your workplace. In this article, you will learn some keys for boosting employee engagement which will assist you to bring your team together and promote empowerment, engagement and enhanced... Read More

  • The Top Qualities Of Effective Recruiters

    The Top Qualities Of Effective Recruiters

    Recruiters have the tough job of sourcing high-quality candidates that meet business demands. But the main pet peeve of recruiters has always been their inability to onboard the candidate the hiring manager wanted. In today’s time its really important for hiring managers to know that there’s intense competition in the market for good candidates. We are seeing a candidate driven market for some skill sets and the best candidates always have choices. So if a recruiter is facing challenges closing a candidate they should let the hiring manager early on.   Recruiters usually care more about assessing a candidate’s... Read More

  • Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

    Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

    Sexual harassment is a disagreeableor an unacceptable act which causes a victim to feel like exasperated, embarrassed, and terrified. It arrives in many formssuch as verbal, physical, or written. It is considered to beassociated with the workplace when it occurs with someone at work, or while attending work-related events. An employer or HR manager should be able to rapidly resolve any concerns related to sexual harassment irrespective of whoever is the culprit or victim. Sometimes the victim of the harassment may not be able to communicate their issues to their supervisor but it does not mean that theyare accepting of such behavior. HR... Read More

  • The Pros and Cons of Performance Appraisals

    The Pros and Cons of Performance Appraisals

    There are a number of common appraisal methods to assess employee performance. However, each method has their own pros and cons. To determine which works best for your company, you have to first understand the methods of appraising performance. It is something that should motivate an employee to perform better. Here are some of the finer points in Performance Appraisals and their methods. Comparison MethodsThese are one of the oldest methods used for Performance Appraisals. The Multiperson Comparison method and Forced Distribution methods are two common comparison appraisal techniques. The Multiperson Comparative method compares each... Read More