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Working with IT or your service provider to collect/process from a variety of data sources, like email archives, file shares, legacy backup tapes, SharePoint, etc., can be a painful and complicated ordeal.
Yesterday, TalentCulture hosted a #tchat entitled “Why Compliance is A Complex HR Necessity.” Every participant in the chat agreed that compliance is difficult and no fun. Laws constantly change, and just when one issue...more
I conclude my series of blog posts on the hiring process in the compliance field, which have been based on a series of interviews with Maurice Gilbert, the Managing Partner at Conselium Partners LP. Today, I want look at the...more
This week I am presenting a series on hiring in the compliance industry based on interviews I did with Maurice Gilbert, the Managing Partner at Conselium Partners LP. Today, I want look at the presentation of the job offer to...more
A couple of weeks ago, I had a guest post from Maurice Gilbert, the Managing Partner at Conselium Partners LP entitled “Why is it so hard to hire compliance practitioners?”. There were many questions posed to me based upon...more
We always bandy the phrase around of “people skills,” or the old trendy phrase of “emotional intelligence.” Hopefully, this posting can create some ideas around new approaches to these old concepts and trendy terminology....more
In yesterday’s post I reviewed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement action involving the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) around its hiring of sons and...more
Maurice Gilbert, head of Conselium Executive Search, the leading executive search firm for compliance professionals, has written a fascinating piece on the difficulty in hiring compliance professionals. He was gracious...more
Ed. Note-I recently asked Maurice Gilbert, founder and CEO of Conselium Executive Search if he would share some thoughts as to why and how a company should use an executive search firm when recruiting a C-Suite level...more
In light of the United States Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) June 30, 2015 report and proposed amendments to the salary portion of the ‘white collar’ exemptions that would more than double the minimum salary of those exempt...more
When your company uncovers evidence that an employee misappropriated trade secrets it must act swiftly. The company may want to fire the employee to protect itself from the potentially devastating consequences. But how can...more
On July 15, 2015, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor declared the misclassification of employees as independent contractors to be "one of the most serious problems" at workplaces in the United States and...more
I continue my Great Structures Week with focus on structural engineering innovations from ancient Rome. I am drawing these posts from The Teaching Company course, entitled “Understanding the World’s Greatest Structures:...more
I use the Golden Gate Bridge as an entrée to my continued discussion on the series on steps that you can use in your compliance program if you find yourself, your company or your industry in an economic downturn. Whether you...more
Today we celebrate innovation. On this day in 1873, a patent to create work pants reinforced with metal rivets was granted. This marked the birth of one of the world’s most famous garments: the blue jeans. Jacob Davis, a...more
During our recent webinar, we provided an in-depth tour through the findings of our 2015 Ethics & Compliance Hotline Benchmark Report. Webinar attendees asked a number of valuable questions on topics ranging from hotline best...more
In this episode I visit with Mara Senn, a partner at Arnold & Porter on how to think through a FCPA investigation and she provides a decision making calculus on how to make a decision...more
We all like to make things more complex or difficult than they need to be. Consider that a life lesson that we can share with our children, assuming they are even listening to us these days....more
The role of Human Resources (HR) in anti-corruption programs, based upon the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or UK Bribery Act, is often underestimated. I come from a HR background and practiced labor law early in my...more
In this episode of the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, I discuss how HR can help to facilitate your compliance program. ...more
Here it comes, another blog on millennials. Are you tired of hearing about them yet? I know I’m getting tired of them, and they’re only now just starting their infiltration of our workplaces. I remember when it felt cool to...more
In today’s high-tech business environment, it is commonplace for employers to digitize personnel documents. Maintaining these documents in electronic form has obvious benefits, including ease of accessibility and storage...more
If you are like many HR professionals, when you are tasked with preparing documents like offer letters, noncompete agreements, or separation agreements, you start by pulling out a document that you have used in the past and...more
In This Issue:
- Immigration. New proposal aimed at attracting highly-skilled immigrants.
- State Round-Up. Learn about the latest employment law news in your state.
- Traditional. J. Hamilton Stewart and Matthew...more
Being in the tech industry, I’ve spent time in and around start-ups and of course I’ve worked for well-established companies as well. So I have firsthand knowledge of how organizations can evolve as they grow, both from a...more
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