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TLNT Webinar: Navigating The Murky Waters of ADA and FMLA Legislation

Are leave of absence issues leaving you with gray hair and/or bald spots? If you find this description accurate, then tuning in to this TriNet sponsored webinar hosted by Eric Meyer, will provide you with the knowledge and know-how necessary to alleviate some of those gray hairs. In this webinar you will glean the information that is required to assist you in the understanding and compliance of the recent amendments to the ADA as well as the FMLA. Meyer will be highlighting the most common ADA and FMLA mistakes, and also arming them with the knowledge and practices to effectively administer leaves and reduce liability, if your looking to improve your expertise in the legislation involving the ADA and the FMLA.

Please join Eric Meyer, a partner in the Labor and Employment Group of the Philadelphia-based law firm, Dilworth Paxson LLP,  for a one-hour webinar on Thursday, April 17, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time (2 Eastern).

Register here: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/c8xg3qj364re&eom

Can’t attend? No problem! Sign up and receive a recording to view at a time that is more convenient for you!

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Hiring Wisdom: Top 10 Ways to Guarantee Your Best People Will Quit

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 1 — our most popular and well-read post of 2013. TLNT’s regular content will return on Monday

Here are 10 ways to guarantee that your best people will quit:

10. Treat everyone equally. This may sound good, but your employees are not equal. Some are worth more because they produce more results. The key is not to treat them equally, it is to treat them all fairly. Read more…

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12 Interview Questions That Will Reveal the Very Best Candidates

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 2. Our regular content will return on Monday.

If you’re not getting exceptional hires, it may be because your traditional interview process is simply not designed to excite them.

Instead of dwelling on the past, a superior alternative is to ask them to solve real problems, and to demonstrate that they are forward-looking and that they have solutions for the future.

Top candidates routinely dislike standard interviews because they find them tedious and predictable. Most interviews are simply not designed to allow a top candidate to show off their capabilities, ideas, and innovation. Read more…

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How Job Candidates Lie, and the Best Lies They Always Seem to Tell

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 3. Our regular content will return on Monday.

Every Monday morning, I have a meeting with my recruiting team.

It’s a great way to kick off the week. We share what we are working on, we talk about problems we are having on specific searches so the team can share ideas and tips, and maybe we even discuss a possible candidate they know of.

We also share stories! Monday mornings are great for sharing recruiter stories – horrible interviews, funny excuses candidates have, negotiating nightmares – you name it, we talk about it! Read more…

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How Google Is Using People Analytics to Completely Reinvent HR

From the HR blog at TLNT.

Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 4. Our regular content will return on Monday.

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If you haven’t seen it in the news, after its stock price broke the $800 barrier last month, Google moved into the No. 3 position among the most valuable firms in the world.

Google is clearly the youngest firm among the leaders; it has surprisingly been less than a decade since Google’s IPO. Read more…

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See You in a Month: Why Americans Need to Get Serious About Vacations

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 5. Our regular content will return on Monday.

“See you in a month!”

I was told that by one of our executives as he stopped by HR to complete paperwork for his impending 30-day vacation. My thought was: what would it be like to take an entire month at one time for vacation?

I told him jokingly that I would not know what to do with myself if I had a WHOLE month off. He admonished me and told me that vacation is for rest and relaxation. Read more…

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Get Rid of Job Descriptions and You’ll Hire Better People

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 6. Our regular content will return on Monday.

For the past 30 years I’ve been on a kick to ban traditional skills — and experience-based job descriptions.

The prime reason: they’re anti-talent and anti-diversity, aside from being terrible predictors of future success.

Some naysayers use the legal angle as their excuse for maintaining the status quo. Read more…

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The No. 1 Leadership Trait You Really Need to be Successful

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 7. Our regular content will return on Monday.

Most workplace disputes and disasters can be traced back to one thing: a lack of leadership.

So, what’s the absolute No. 1 most important leadership trait in the history of the universe? Last week, we posed the following question for your consideration:

What’s the absolute No. 1 leadership trait in the history of the universe? Read more…

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The Three Things It Takes to Be Wildly Successful

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 8. Our regular content will return on Monday.

Have you heard of Adam Grant? If not, you soon will.

Not only is Dr. Grant the youngest tenured professor at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, he’s also their highest-rated teacher in their MBA program. His new book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, is getting a lot of buzz lately and here’s why.

Dr. Grant’s research shows that in our technological world, our relationships play an even more important part in an individual’s success. We need to operate in a much more interdependent manner. Read more…

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The Big Difference Between Leaders and Managers

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Editor’s note: TLNT is continuing an annual tradition by counting down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 9. Our regular content will return next Monday.

Leaders are a causal force — they cause things to happen that were not going to happen without their influence.

They are future oriented and they envision possibilities that are often discontinuous with the past. They are adept at innovating, articulating a vision, architecting strategies, and inspiring growth and development in others on behalf of the vision. Read more…