Employer Resources


Human Resources


The Path To Prosperity Lies Through H.R. – That’s Right, H.R.!  Forbes Magazine, 2.20.12


EEOC’s Update Of Use Of Criminal Records In Employment, April 2012  US EEOC 04.25.12


Family Leave


The EEOC issued new Guidelines for Pregnancy in July 2014. Here are three links with all the info:


The Complete Notice
A Simple Fact Sheet
Questions & Answers


Surprising Interview Questions Used By Social Media Companies


Immigration and Reform Act


Immigration Law is a topic that will be getting lots of attention this year. Should your company be selected for an I-9 audit, the procedures you have in place to collect and retain I-9 information can mean the difference between no fine and a substantial one. The following links connect to great sites offering answers to the most common questions about complying with I-9 requirements:


USCIS “I-9 Central” Home Page  This site is a great starting point for answers to all questions about correct documents, storage,employee rights, penalties and more. There is an Employer Contact number (1-888-464-4218, Option #2) that we tried. There is a very short wait time before being connected to a knowledgeable and helpful customer service rep.


USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) Handbook

Disaster Planning


Disaster Planning  The Small Business Administration offers a number of informative articles about business preparedness.

Fact Sheet #72: Employment & Wages Under Federal Law During Natural Disasters & Recovery, May 2010  To have your policies correct and in place here is the USDOL Fact Sheet #72: Employment & Wages Under Federal Law During Natural Disasters & Recovery

Preparedness Planning For Your Business  Emergency preparedness for all occurrences is covered at this FEMA site.

FEMA Smartphone App, July 2012  The FEMA App (smartphone app for mobile devices) contains disaster safety tips and more and is a free download through your smartphone provider’s network, July 2012

When You Close for Snow

Workplace Disasters


Workplace Issues


Two New Books Explore Approaches To Leadership   Hartford Business Review, 04.13.12

Workplace Violence Survey Findings Society for Human Resources 02.2012

Workplace Bullying Survey Findings  Society for Human Resources 02.2012

Office Bullying      Career Builder

Summer Dress Code

Summer Interns

Should Management Focus on Performance or Engagement?    Gallup poll

Light Industrial Info


The Future Of Skilled Manufacturing Workers

Great Tips From Distribution Center Management – Managing People, Material And Costs In The DC And Warehouse

OSHA and the Temporary Worker Initiative:
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have issued practices to staffing agencies and “host” employers to better protect temporary workers through mutual cooperation and collaboration. These guidelines are based on the premise that whether temporary or permanent, all workers have a right to a safe and healthy workplace.  Here is a short summary of key points.  Don’t hesitate to inquire about more detailed information.

Self Help


Google’s easy-to-understand info about Internet ins and outs for the novice or confused!

Our Obsession With Emailing And How It Is Affecting Our Lives

You might see yourself in this survey!   This Salary.com Survey is about wasting time – who, when, why. Check out what they said about Connecticut.

Having trouble keeping track of your passwords?  This clever commentary, Password Pains, aired recently on CBS Sunday Morning – something we all can relate to! Watch video

How to Be Productive During a Day with Endless Meetings    Fast Company website with links to other interesting management topics

Manage by Just Standing There       More info