Monthly Archives: September 2008

An Introduction to FMLA

What is FMLA? The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 FMLA entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leain a 12-month period for specified family and medical reasons. The employer may elect to use the … Continue reading

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Is “Unlimited” Vacation Really Unlimited?

According to a recent New York Times article, “One of the trendy perks at progressive companies is unlimited vacation time.” While “unlimited” vacation time might mean different things to different companies, the fact of the matter is that companies are … Continue reading

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How to Brand Your Organization as a Great Workplace

As an HR professional you probably don’t have any effect on your organization’s brand, right? Wrong. The employment brand of an organization is a large part of its image, and it can strongly influence your recruiting efforts and employee engagement. … Continue reading

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