Special collection set for computers, tires ammunition and medications

Oklahoma City will host a special collection for unwanted computers, tires, ammunition and prescription drugs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5 at the State Fairgrounds Read More

Why It’s Important to Invest in Talent Acquisition

While many nonprofits are planning to hire new staff in 2014, the sector is largely lacking when it comes to implementing formal recruitment strategies, according to a new study. Find out why greater investment in talent management could help nonprofits better achieve their missions. Read More

For 2014, IRS Issues 401(k) and Pension Plan Limits

The Internal Revenue Service announced on Oct. 31, 2013, cost-of-living adjustments for tax year 2014, that apply to dollar limits for 401(k) and other defined contribution retirement plans and for defined benefit pension plans. Some plan limits will remain unchanged because the increase in the Consumer Price Index did not meet the statutory thresholds for their adjustment, while other limits will rise in 2014. Read More

As Rules Change, Remind FSA Users to Mind Their Balances

As the end of the year approaches, HR should remind employees with flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to determine whether they need to spend some or all of their unused funds before the end of the year (or extra grace period) to avoid forfeiting them. Read More

Are We Overstating the Need for “Technology Savvy” HR Professionals?

In the excellent SHRM Report “Transforming HR through Technology”( ) Johnson & Gueutal state: “Today the face of HR is often a portal, rather than a person” (p. 1). They then go on to argue that HR is now evolving into a “technology based profession.” Read More

Government Reopens, Debt Ceiling Deal Reached

Late last night, on the eve of the United States facing default on its debt obligations, the House and Senate passed legislation temporarily suspending the debt limit as well as reopening the federal government. President Obama signed the measure into law early this morning. Read More

Early Registration Period for Certification Exams Extended till Oct. 16, 2013

Join 130,000+ certified HR Professionals in 100 countries. HR Certification serves as a visible acknowledgement of your demonstrated mastery of core HR principles and skills essential to the best practice of Human Resources. HR certification brings you: professional credibility, personal satisfaction with achievement, networks, career opportunities and knowledge. Read More

How to E-Verify when E-Verify is Down due to Gov Shutdown

Our clients have been calling and emailing us about a problem with complying with the E-Verify requirements since Monday, October 1, the day of the beginning of the federal government shutdown. Employers have been hiring new employees, but have not been able to E-Verify because E-Verify is down "due to the government shutdown." Read More