EPISODE 25 It’s hard to listen to the news without hearing about an act of violence, and an unfortunate number of those happen in the workplace. No employer or employee is immune from becoming a victim, and many employers are “soft targets” for violence. But it’s hard to know exactly what steps to take to […]
Category: HR Policies & Procedures
Keep your company in compliance with federal and state laws while you set the appropriate tone for your organization. Get tips on developing solid HR policies that will hold up to scrutiny, along with quick-reading summaries of significant white papers that provide perspective to help you evaluate policy choices in terms of your organization.
As an HR professional, likely there will be many times when you’ll be called upon to mediate or help to resolve personnel issues. This may be something as simple as a misunderstanding or it may be a much more serious issue, like discrimination or harassment, or anything in between.
By Greg Harris Setting up a successful performance management strategy begins with understanding what employees need to be productive and motivated—and they may need more than you think.
As the year comes to a close, many employers are finalizing employee performance reviews for the year. Let’s take a look at 7 best practices for employee performance reviews:
The fate of an organization often rests squarely on the shoulders of the employees who work there. If the employees are dissatisfied, it can affect employee morale, productivity, turnover, and more. It can then directly impact customer service and satisfaction levels. Clearly, any employer would be well served to ensure that the organizational culture promotes […]
While it is not legally mandated for companies in the United States to provide vacation time for employees, many organizations still choose to do so. Yet, the statistics seem to show that U.S. employees rarely take all of the vacation time employers have promised, despite the fact that the average number of days provided is […]
Drug or alcohol abuse in the workplace is obviously a serious concern. Not only could the employee be putting him- or herself at a health risk, he or she may also be putting other employees at a safety risk. And, of course, there’s a concern of reduced performance and productivity. Let’s take a look at […]
Problem employees, or problematic behavior, can be a morale killer in the workplace. But yet, it seems to persist in most workplaces. Why might that be?
Yesterday we looked at some great reasons you should protect yourself from hackers from every angle. Today we’ll look at attacks like phishing.
In an open letter to customers earlier this year, Apple® CEO Tim Cook wrote, “All that information needs to be protected from hackers and criminals who want to access it, steal it, and use it without our knowledge or permission.”