There’s a lot more that goes into finding the right candidate for your company’s opening than just a block of text. That’s why the interview process exists and why, as an HR professional, learning how to recognize soft skills is so important. What Are Soft Skills?
The term “soft skills” refers to the attributes that an applicant can bring to your company that might not show up on a resume, such as: Communication Emotional intelligence Conflict resolution Creativity Critical
Prostate cancer is the one of most common type of cancer in American men. Prostate cancer develops from the cells of the prostate gland. Its most common form, occurring in almost 99% of cases, is called prostatic adenocarcinoma. Many men also develop a condition known as prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN), which is a change in the microscopic appearance of prostate epithelial cells. PIN should be monitored on a yearly basis because it may lead to the development of pro
Personal hygiene is an important step in staying healthy. Neglecting your personal hygiene is not only a nuisance to others; it may also cause health problems such as
gum disease from not brushing your teeth. Every external body part requires basic care and grooming on a regular basis to maintain good hygiene and ward off serious infections and diseases. Consider these personal hygiene suggestions for good health: Hair Care Keep your hair at a manageable length that is easy
Overview The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new fact sheet that identifies specific HIPAA violations that business associates can be directly liable for. Key areas of liability include a business associate’s failure to: Comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s restrictions regarding the use and disclosure of protected health information (PHI); Comply with the HIPAA Security Rule’s requirements for safeguarding electronic PHI (ePHI); Provide notification
According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the vast majority of older Americans would like to remain living in their own homes for as long as physically and/or mentally possible. Of these individuals, most said they could live for an extra 10 years in their homes because of these adjustments, according to the survey. What are Home Modifications?
Home modifications are adjustments or adaptations made to the home so an elderly or d
Overview The IRS recently released an information letter describing circumstances that would allow an employer to recover contributions mistakenly made to its employees’ HSAs. Previously, IRS guidance allowed employers to recover HSA contributions in very limited situations, such as when the contribution exceeded the applicable annual limit. The new
guidance also allows employers to recover HSA contributions when there is clear documentary evidence showing there was an admin
Asthma is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. However, with a careful diagnosis, expert medical treatment and responsible self-care, most people with asthma lead normal, healthy lives. Causes
It is not exactly clear what causes asthma. Those who seem more at risk of developing the condition include individuals with a family history of asthma or allergies, or those who were exposed to tobacco smoke, infections and certain allergens early in life. Symptoms
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains various provisions to make health insurance more affordable and accountable to consumers. To further these goals, the ACA amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to include whistleblower protections for employees. Under these whistleblower protections, employees are protected from retaliation for: Reporting alleged violations of Title I of the ACA; or Receiving a health insurance tax credit or a cost-sharing reduction when enrolling