Human Resources

The Human Resource Department of an organization is responsible for managing employees, hiring, firing, training and everything in between. Depending on the size of the business, there may be one human resource manager to handle all of this, a whole team, or the small business owner who does it all. Whether you’re a student researching your options, at the top of your field, or hiring your first employee, find the answers to your questions at our Human Resource Channel.
Read articles, opinion and stories from professionals and peers to help you successfully manage your team. We’ll walk you through hiring the perfect person, determining salary and preparing interview questions. We also discuss method of employee training, building a team environment, rewarding star employees (even on a small budget) and motivating your team.
Human Resource Mangers need a thorough understanding of labor laws, the rights of their business as well as their employees in the cases of maternity leave, workman’s compensation claims, unemployment benefits and other issues. You’ll find tips and advice to deal with harassment or discrimination charges, managing disputes and handling complaints at work.
Human Resources is a broad and growing field with many topics and facets to explore. Get started with reading Bright Hub’s informative articles and advice. Be part of the conversation by commenting on articles and sharing your opinion.

When Are Employee Payroll Advances Appropriate?

As a business owner, you may be asked by your staff if they can have an employee payroll advance. Is this a good practice to follow and are they appropriate to offer? Jean Scheid, a veteran business owner discusses payroll advances with tips on making the right call.