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Taxation: Factors for Employee vs Self-Employed Contractor

As a Revenue Agent at the IRS, we were trained to look for contract labor payments in order to verify that the payments were not to employees If it is shown the subcontractors were actually employees it would result in a substantial tax and penalties. What are the factors used to determine that a service provider is an

Stars Hollow Hat Company Case job descriptions

Stars Hollow Hat Company Company History The Stars Hollow Hat Company was founded in 2005. The company embroiders and sells hats to clients consisting of athletic organizations and other companies who want to give their employees hats with their company logo. Up until December of 2006, the company had 6 employees, inclu

Human Resources: Recruiting Staffing Course

Measurement 1-What are some of the common measures used in staffing? Imagine a staffing system in which there are no measures used. 2-What would you expect to find? Professor questions and comments. Please answer the question and comments about their comments. 3-When you think of common measures used in staffin

Human Resources: Recruiting staffing Course Questions

First part disc W-3 Please answer the questions: 1- Is it also possible that internal candidates have also developed some bad habits and are so engrained in the existing culture that even though they might be creative people they are still working the party line...the same old way of doing things? Isn't it possible for even

Human Resources: Ethics in the workplace for Lamp Electronics

Scenario: Ethics in the workplace John Smith, VP of HR at Lamp Electronics is sitting scratching his head over the conversation he had with Joe Group describing what had transpired in the finance department. Joe had been preparing the sales revenues reports for the past five years as the company is required to report to the S

HRM: Training Program for Fabrics, Inc.

View the attached files for the case. Review the Training Program (Fabrics, Inc.) case in Effective Training: a. This case pointed out some nontraining needs. How would you deal with them? Why is this important? b. Were the correct people involved in this process? c. What did you learn about the process of develop

Challenges Associated with Pay Plans Based on Length of Service

What are some of the challenges associated with pay plans that are based on length of service and not on performance results? How do we as HRM professionals determine the "value" (the effectiveness) of a pay strategy? From your viewpoint, what makes a pay strategy effective?

Human Resources Strategic Staffing

Internal Recruitment Some argue that it is better to develop your own organizational leadership internally than to hire it externally. 1- What reasons would they use to support their conclusion? 2-Would that strategy be appropriate for all organizations? Why or why not? We can talk about internal recruiting from a

The Patriot Act: Workplace privacy and discrimination

The Patriot Act impacts almost every aspect of employment law. Workplace privacy and discrimination are two key areas. What are the implications of the Patriot Act on workplace privacy and discrimination? What roles can HRM professionals play in managing the impact of The Patriot Act on these areas in the workplace? Be sure to c

New Manager

You are the newly appointed department manager. Your department has not been performing well, and you have been investigating why. You soon realize that the firm has had no formal performance appraisal system. Supervisors that need to do a better job have not been receiving any kind of formal feedback. To correct this situ

Control over workplace safety discussed

Wherein Does Control Over Workplace Safety Belong? Reading this interesting blog about workplace safety it struck me, is the issue of safety an HR function? When you think about it, the HR department may or may not be directly involved in so many aspects of product production and distribution such that I puzzle about the lim

Principle difference in executive and non executive pay

My representative needs to find this in order to check their composition of their executive and non executive plan by contrasting the principle difference between executive pay and non-executive pay, including a discussion on controversies associated with the growing disparity between executive and non-executive compensation pac

Identifying a Global Leadership Team

Draft a policy that identifies the top performers in your company. The CEO does not want to limit the number of candidates, but wants the top 15 percent of the company worldwide slotted for future development in all areas, including line and staff. Your challenge is to come up with a strategy to identify the top talent and be ab

Hospitality: Guest Services Management

#1 What is guest service management? Why is it important to a hospitality organization? What are some the challenges faced by guest services managers in providing a high level of guest service? #2 What are some of the trends in guest services management? What challenges and opportunities are presented by these trends? How can

HR International Strategy

1. Discuss the role of HR management in international strategy (with two articles: Going beyond hiring, firing and compensation and Does your HR management support your International Strategy?) 2. Identify and briefly discuss two important concepts applicable to international business administration.

MGMT #1- Three questions

Give detailed answers to the following 3 questions, answers can be found in the case study, to see the case copy the link below and paste it into your link bar. There is no page limit. 1.What is it like to work in this environment? How do you respond to Julie as a leader? Compare Julie as a leader with some of the description

Public Admin Presentation

Prepare a PowerPoint presentation of ten (10) slides addressing the future of public personnel administration that includes the following (Use at least 2 references): 1. Identify and explain four (4) major changes in the U.S. public workforce over the past five (5) years. 2. Describe four (4) major court cases in the past ten

Consultant skills for discovery phase, data collection, change process

Please answer the below questions. Please use chapters that are attached. Of the nine specific skills involved in the discovery phase, which two or three skills do you consider the most important? Why do you consider those skills the most important? Which skills do you think you need to develop the most? Why? Of the six wa

Critiquing Prior Decisions Made

You have just been promoted from front-line supervisor to be one of the firm's senior managers. During your business education, you learned that the primary role of a manager is to make good decisions. As a supervisor, you had frequently been making routine decisions, but you realize that decision making for the overall company

2nd Hospitality Summary Needed

Please help me answer these questions from your own perspective. I have to get 3 different perspectives including my own. I already have 2. I only need one more. No references needed b/c this is from your experience or perspective. 200 words or more please. Define recreation, travel, and tourism. Evaluate the impact of conven

Employer Sponsored Retirement Plans

Discuss the origins of employer-sponsored retirement plans. Discuss the 2-3 most prominent trends in retirement plans including its impact for both the employee and the organization.

Human Resource Development Interview

I need to do an informational interview with an HRD professional. This could be someone working in the areas of training and development, career development, or organizational development. Some of the questions I need answers to are 1) what do they do in their job? 2) what has changed in their job over the last five to te

Considerations for New Products & Unique Marketer Challenges

1. What should a company consider when attempting to develop a new product? Can you think of some new products that have failed? What do you think were the causes of this failure? How would you have handled the product launch differently? 2. Why do services pose unique challenges to marketers? How important are customer expec