Training

Some training is required by federal or state law, other training is discretionary, but whichever you need, good training is essential to your company’s success. Let HR Daily Advisor give you the quick-reading and easy-to-implement training ideas you need for your kind of business.

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Should You Do an I-9 Self-Audit?

Completing the I-9 form as part of the employment eligibility verification process is something in which most employers are well-versed. Simply put, employers are not allowed to knowingly hire someone who does not have authorization to work in the United States. It’s mandated that the employer confirm a worker’s eligibility, and the I-9 form is the cornerstone of this process.

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Closing the Skills Gap: Should Employers Provide More Training?

In recent years, many employers have found that, regardless of the unemployment rate, they’re not always able to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates. The problem? The applicants don’t always have the skill set the employer is looking for.

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Contingency Planning for Weather Emergencies

With winter nearly upon us, is your organization prepared for weather emergencies? Snow, ice storms, high winds, power outages—any number of things during these cold months can create a situation in which your employees may be unable to safely get to work.

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Sue Me, I’m Begging You

Yesterday’s Advisor began attorney Whitney Warner’s list of 14 things managers do that make a plaintiffs’ attorney’s day. Today, the rest of her list.

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14 Ways to ‘Make My Day’ (Secrets of a Plaintiffs’ Attorney)

“Because I am a plaintiffs’ attorney, people want me to fail and die,” says attorney Whitney Warner. At SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando, Warner turned the other cheek and told HR managers what they can do to avoid lawsuits.

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7 Steps that Managers Can Take to Improve Employee Engagement

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By William Taylor
If you want higher productivity from your employees and better customer service, one way to achieve that is boosting employee engagement. A recent survey reported that about 63 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged in their jobs. When employees are disengaged, they lose productivity and can negatively impact the morale of other team members, too. When management actively seeks ways to boost employee engagement, it can have a direct positive effect on the company’s profitability. Here are seven steps that you can take.

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Developing an Effective Occupational Health and Safety System

By: Anthony Di Bratto

There are two main approaches to occupational health and safety (OH&S). One is a reactive approach based on legislation and the threat of legal action including fines and business restrictions.

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Failure to Pay Correctly—Lawsuit Provoker #6

Yesterday’s Advisor featured the first five of attorney Aaron Zandy’s 10 things we do to get sued. Today, the rest of the 10, including failure to pay correctly.

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Avoiding the 10 Most Costly Management Mistakes

“It’s a case of perception vs. reality. The plaintiff perceives he (she) was disciplined, retaliated against, and harassed.  The reality is different. He (she) was terminated for a legitimate, non-discriminatory, non-retaliatory reason by a professional, well-trained manager with supportive documentation.”

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Which Is Worst Supervisory Sin: Envy, Greed, or Sloth?

Yesterday’s Advisor began our list of the seven deadly sins of managers; today, we present Envy, Greed, and Sloth.

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