Roundup: This Week’s Popular HR News From Around The Web

HR News Roundup: This week how the election affects HR, why hiring veterans should be a priority, and once again flu season is upon is, and more…. this week’s top human resources news stories from around the web.  

Election Brings Clarity to HR AgendaWith the re-election of President Barack Obama, employers now have a better sense of the regulatory and legislative challenges that await them.

Make Decision Making Simple with HR Analytics
Monitoring the progress of individuals within the corporate structure in order to reach desired outcomes is standard practice within many organizations. However, the reasoning behind HR analytics is not consolidated – some businesses see them as a tool to expedite future growth, while others see them as a way of looking back at the progress they have made.

Obamacare is Here to Stay. Now What?
Now that repeal is off the table, you need to get with the program, like it or not. Here are three things you have to do.

Open enrollment: 5 things to know to save this year (Video)
(CBS News) Millions of workers are now making next year’s open enrollment decisions — choosing their health insurance and other benefits.

Awareness of Biases Helps Leaders Adapt to Diversity 
More than two-thirds of leaders (72 percent) said that an understanding of their own biases is helpful when working in a diverse environment, according to a survey released Oct. 24, 2012.  Just 18 percent said training is helpful. 

Military Matters: Why Hiring Veterans and Their Families Should Be Top Priority for HR Leaders
As a U.S. Navy veteran and talent acquisition professional for America’s leading physical security services company, I commit each and every work day to pursuing gainful employment of our country’s military.

Veterans Employment Prospects Improve, But Women Vets Still Struggle
As the nation prepares to celebrate Veteran’s Day Sunday, there is encouraging news about the progress American business has made in hiring veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

It’s that Time Again: HR Needs to Prepare for Flu
It’s the end of October and the winter flu season is upon us. Employers need to prepare their employees for influenza, and that includes encouraging flu shots, examining sick leave policies, initiating and communicating basic flu prevention strategies, and ensuring cleanliness in the workplace.

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