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Can my employer tell me when to take vacation?

December 18, 2019 | Work Environment and Policies

Employees are often surprised to learn that employers can dictate when they take their vacation time.  This often comes up when employees have large vacation balances that have not been used up prior to the end of a vacation calendar year.

The Advantages of Going Virtual

November 15, 2019 | Work Environment and Policies

In today’s work culture, it’s surprising more companies are not taking advantage of the technology available to them to provide more flexible work options.  This article highlights advantages to going virtual and how it has worked for HR a la carte.

Your Obligations as an Employer with the Upcoming Federal Election on Oct 21st

October 08, 2019 | Work Environment and Policies

A reminder to employers of their obligations on Election Day.

3 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Failure of Onboarding Leaders

August 09, 2019 | Performance Management

Originally published on HR a la carte’s blog in 2012, the timeless advice is still applicable today.  3 key ways to reduce the risk of failure of onboarding a new leader.

Out of Sight Should Not Mean Out of Mind for Employees on Sick Leave

July 16, 2019 | Work Environment and Policies

Do not ignore employees on sick leave.  Find out our tips on properly handling an employee’s absence due to illness.

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