This page provides the latest feature content on Nevada human resources, as well as links to resources from Nevada Business Magazine and other useful websites.
Latest Nevada Human Resources Feature
Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace: Why and How
By Kay Foley
Originally published: https://www.nevadabusiness.com/2017/05/diversity-inclusion-workplace/
Many Nevada businesses are making an effort to hire a diverse workforce: people of different races, age groups, national origins, backgrounds and religions. Some are interested in hiring workers with disabilities and in giving women a chance to compete for typically male-dominated jobs. The impetus for these initiatives may come from recognizing that federal and state laws prohibit businesses from discriminating against anyone in what they describe as a “protected class.” However, once businesses begin to diversify their workforce and include many types of employees, they are discovering that the practice has many benefits, not only for their workers, but also for the company’s bottom line. [Read the full story.]
Recent Nevada Human Resources Features
Industry Focus: Human Resources & Staffing
As the economy and staffing needs change, the human resources (HR) and staffing industry in the Silver State has been working on creative solutions to keep up with new trends. [Read More]
Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada
Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. [Read More]
Closing the Generation Gap: Millennials vs. GenXers vs. Baby Boomers
In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since baby boomers changed the status quo regarding diversity, hair length and governance in the 1960s. [Read More]
Nevada Human Resources Information
Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation: DETR's mission is to provide Nevada's businesses with access to a qualified workforce and encourage equal employment opportunities.
Nevada JobConnect: Oversees and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Nevada.
Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner - Employer Information: Answers to frequently asked questions for Nevada employers.
United States Department of Labor: Mission to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States.