With a new U.S. President in office, businesses across various industries are strategizing on how to succeed and prosper under the helm of this new administration—but many are finding themselves ill-prepared for the impending changes.
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.
Given that safety issues in the workplace can literally be of life or death importance, it makes sense that an organization would do everything in its power to minimize any and all safety risks. Employers have a lot of tools at their disposal to improve and maintain safety in the workplace and plenty of reason […]
Do you know the facts about preventing workplace violence? Can you take the right steps to reduce the risk to your employees and respond in a violent situation? Take the quiz and find out. This short, 10-question quiz was created with help from Attorney Kathleen M. Bonczyk. Bonczyk is the founder of the interdisciplinary Workplace […]
Have you seen the recent trend of legislation related to predictable scheduling? Or maybe you’re wondering what constitutes predictable scheduling and how it might affect your organization? Let’s take a look at what this topic is all about and why it’s been in the news (and in ongoing legislative efforts) recently.
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 […]
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 […]