Volume 11, No. 4 • April 2014

Spotlight

  • Responding to Destructive Employee Behaviors

    By Pixey Anne Mosley

    I recently read a listserv posting which expressed frustration that employees who demonstrate destructive behaviors are rarely held accountable for their actions. Interpersonal conflict and destructive employee behavior are among the hardest challenges a manager faces. Unfortunately, SLIS programs rarely address how to address these issues in the workplace. It’s true that we cannot change others, and that for another person to change they must want to change; however, a manager must make an employee with … Read the rest

ALA-APA News

Career Advancement

  • Job Searchers Don’t Like Employers’ Social Media Snooping

    By Beatrice Calvin

    Social and professional networking sites are great resources for career research, making connections, job searching and staying current in your industry. They also provide recruiters with additional avenues to search for and assess potential job candidates. However, companies who engage in this hiring practice face a backlash from applicants. According to findings from a study recently published in the Journal of Business and Psychology, companies that screen applicants by viewing their social media profiles tend to alienate … Read the rest

HR Practice

Recruitment

Salaries

  • You’re Invited: Conference Call on Equal Pay Day and New Executive Actions

    Today, April 8 – Equal Pay Day – President Obama will announce two new executive actions to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women.  

    Please join U.S. Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women & Girls, Tina Tchen and other special guests, for a conference call update to learn more and hear about important next steps, including the White House Summit on Working Families.

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  • Equal Pay Day 2014

    Today, April 8th, is Equal Pay Day. Tuesday was selected to represent how far into the work week women must work to earn what men earned the previous week. Equal Pay Day was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s wages. Because women earn less, on average, than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay.

    For the last decade … Read the rest

Statistics

Work/Life

HR Law