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Social Media Best Practices – Interview with LXBN TV

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Social Media

Last week, I had the great fortune of being interviewed by the Lexblog Network – which help provide support to this blog.  The interview focused on best practices for employers in engaging in social media. A few tidbits: We did this interview via Skype. If that’s not cool enough, I did so using my iPad… Continue Reading

Five Questions with… Regan MacBain Traub, Founder, The Human Resource Consortium

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center

Today brings another installment of an occasional feature of “Five Questions”, in which we ask five questions of a noteworthy person in the employment law and human resources areas.  I’m pleased that Regan MacBain Traub, CPC, SPHR, founder and managing principal of The Human Resource Consortium, was able to take some time to respond to… Continue Reading

Five Questions with… Mathew Krukoski, CPA on Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

  Continuing our occasional series of interviews with people of interest to human resource professionals in Connecticut, today we talk with Mathew Krukoski, CPA of J.H. Cohn’s Glastonbury, CT offices. Matthew is a Partner there and we had the opportunity to talk about the importance of having auditors review employee benefit plans, particularly as that… Continue Reading

Five Questions With…The President of the Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance

From time to time, this blog features unedited interviews with people in the labor and employment arena who may be of interest to Connecticut employers.  Today, I’m very pleased to have Nina Pirrotti address a few questions for the blog. Nina is an attorney with the lawfirm of Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Chimes, Richardson & Fitzgerald, P.C. … Continue Reading

Five Questions With…Executive Talent Services’ John Madigan on HR Trends

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

Continuing an occasional series of interviews with notable locals, today we sit down (virtually) with John Madigan, President and CEO of Executive Talent Services in West Hartford, CT.   ETS offers a wide range of HR-related consulting services for organizations, from improving performance of individual key talent to developing and integrating an organizational talent management strategy.  ETS also provides a "Career… Continue Reading

Quick Hits: GINA, Background Checks, Work-Life Studies, Telecommuting with High Gas Prices

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

Lots of interesting posts and articles and so little time.  So just quick hits today on some new and interesting developments. The Genetic Discrimination Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) became law on Wednesday.  I highlighted the bill a few weeks ago and opined that it’s not going to have a big impact on Connecticut in light of… Continue Reading

What I’m Reading This Week — “So Much to Say” About Employment Law and HR Developments

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Litigation

With iPods becoming ubiquitous, I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels like they are listening to more music in general.  A favorite song of mine is "So Much to Say" by the Dave Matthews Band song.  (Don’t try reading too much into the lyrics — there isn’t much there.)  But this week, "So Much to Say" seems… Continue Reading

Background Checks and the Hiring Process

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

George Lenard, who runs the popular "Employment Blawg", has an interesting post this week about how current job seekers will have to undergo different scrutiny than perhaps the last time that they engaged in a job search.  As George notes, the biggest change is the prevalent use of background checks by employers.  George provides some useful… Continue Reading