Intro to Human Resources

The human resource department of an organization is responsible for hiring employees, managing staff and firing people if necessary, but the field can involve much more than that. If running a small business, there may not even be a human resource department, but duties may fall to several people.  Get the basics on working in human resources including training and managing employees, benefits, dealing with disputes and more.

Reference Books for HR Managers

Reference Books for HR Managers

Human resources is a small term for a broad function within an organization and HR managers are expected to execute every nuance of their role perfectly. A great way to keep up with what is going on in the HR world is to read some of the many books published on the subject each year.
The Office Flu Shot: Make It Happen!

The Office Flu Shot: Make It Happen!

Flu season typically begins in October, and employers are bracing themselves for the upcoming flu season. Flu-related employee absence costs companies millions of dollars every year. Companies can greatly reduce these costs by being proactive and offering free flu shots to employees.
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