Minnesota Employment Law Changes

Below is a list of upcoming Minnesota Employment Law Changes that will take effect starting July 1 and August 1, 2023. Future Employment laws to take … [Read more...]

HR Trending Questions

Question: Can we promote an employee to a newly created position without giving other employees a chance to apply for it? Answer: Generally, and as long as … [Read more...]

Should we have a COVID section in our employee handbook?

Should we have a COVID section in our employee handbook? While COVID will continue to affect our workplaces for some time, we generally recommend not adding … [Read more...]

Reducing Burnout When You’re Understaffed

Mineral experts answer these questions. Is there anything we can do during an understaffed or super busy time to help our employees avoid extra stress or … [Read more...]

What is an exit interview?

An exit interview is a conversation with a departing employee about their time at the company and the reason for their departure. It’s completely optional, but … [Read more...]

Avoid Asking These Questions During the Recruiting and Interview Process

Avoid asking these questions during the recruiting and interview process Employers should avoid questions that are not job-related or that cause an applicant … [Read more...]

Can Employers Require Employees to Have Childcare If They Work From Home?

ASK THE MINERAL EXPERTS AN HR-RELATED QUESTION Can we require employees to have childcare if they work from home? Answer from Kyle, Mineral Expert: We do not … [Read more...]

Are Your Company’s Job Descriptions Pulling Their Weight?

Are your company’s job descriptions pulling their weight? At many businesses, job descriptions have it easy. They were “hired” (that is, written) many years … [Read more...]