Category Archives: Blog Post

HR Works’ Compensation & Pay Equity On-Demand Webinar Series Now Available

HR Works has developed a webinar series to assist employers with navigating the challenges of changing pay equity laws and increased pressure to have an effective compensation strategy in place. Watch as our HR experts share information on complying with various State pay transparency laws, establishing an equitable pay system, and how to address and communicate pay equity adjustments to employees. The series […]

Tips For Successful Hiring

Success in hiring is not primarily controlled by an organization’s recruiters.  Though recruiters can be wizards at attracting talented candidates to apply for an opportunity, what happens next can make or break the success of the search.  Now more than ever, candidates are paying keen attention to each and every interaction they have with a […]

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt: The Importance of Proper FLSA Classifications

What is an FLSA Classification? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that applies to most private and public employees which sets minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards.  The FLSA generally requires employers to pay all covered non-exempt employees the statutory minimum wage and overtime pay (“time and one-half”) for […]

2023 HR Industry Trends Survey

HR Works is pleased to announce the launch of our 2023 HR Industry Trends Survey, an annual survey conducted to identify current challenges and provide expert insights within the areas of HR Compliance, Remote Work, Recruiting and Retention, and offering competitive Compensation and Benefits in today’s labor market.  The survey is open to all employers interested […]

HR Works’ Direct Placement Division 2022 Year In Review

HR Works’ Direct Placement Division is happy to report some key metrics and division updates from 2022.  Placement Statistics: Division Growth In 2022 we welcomed a new team member, Jennifer Durfee! Jennifer Durfee is a Talent Acquisition professional with 5 years of experience. Jennifer’s diverse recruiting background includes both in-house recruitment and executive placement; she […]

Key Takeaways from the EEOC’s Hearing on Exploring the Use of AI Systems in Employment Decisions

In 2021, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) launched an agency-wide initiative to ensure that the use of software, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and other emerging technologies used in hiring and other employment decisions comply with the federal civil rights laws that the EEOC enforces. On January 31, the EEOC held a public […]

On Workplace Thanks: How Do Employees Really Want to be Recognized?

In light of Thanksgiving approaching, it is an excellent time of year to evaluate how we thank and recognize our most valuable assets: our people. Before exploring recognition programs, employers must first ensure they are compensating their employees enough to take the issue of money off the table. Both formal and informal employee recognition will […]

Is “Quiet Quitting” A Thing?

Many employers are scratching their heads trying to understand the “quiet quitting” phenomenon and how to address it. Senior Director of HR Strategic Placements at HR Works, Adrienne Schleigh, recently had the opportunity to sit in on a panel with other HR professionals and Even Dawson at WXXI Public Broadcasting Council to discuss the topic. Here are […]

HR Works LMS Course Updates

HR Works offers online training through our Learning Management System (LMS) with a catalog of over 300 courses for employees and managers, including state-mandated harassment trainings, professional development, HR, compliance, workplace safety, diversity, and more. As part of a recent update, clients now have access to the following newly-added courses: DIVERSITY Americans with Disabilities Act: An Overview for Managers Bridging […]