Every day, we go to work expecting to be able to do our jobs without harassment or unneeded stress. Unfortunately, not everyone is granted that opportunity. In fact, there were over 26,000 reports of workplace harassment in 2018 alone. Obviously, a problem exists.
In this special episode of HR Works Podcast, my colleague Justin Scace from the EHS On Tap Podcast joins me to interview an EHS and an HR professional from one of the largest private companies in the United States: Koch Industries, Incorporated.
What is onboarding, and why is it important? Onboarding is the process of integrating new team members into a business with the goal of familiarizing them with the company, as well as expectations, processes, procedures, and guidelines. It may also include additional paperwork that needs to be completed before training begins to get new hires […]
Politically and culturally, the American public seems more polarized than it has been. The rapid emergence of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and others means that virtually anyone can have a platform to share his or her views with the world in their rawest form.
It seems like eons ago, but it was only January. That’s when hiring managers and external recruiters were lamenting the lack of qualified talent to fill the large number of open positions.
In this episode, I speak with a highly respected authority on the psychology of change about the return to work. Many have adjusted to the new realities presented by the coronavirus, and yet states and workplaces alike are reopening their doors. What does that mean for those of us who stayed home? What if we […]
Between general travel restrictions, anti-immigrant travel restrictions, massive unemployment, closed businesses, and now the recently announced ban on certain foreign national visas, immigrant workers in the U.S. are undergoing particularly challenging times. They are not the only ones feeling the pain; employers of foreign national workers are also struggling. In this episode, we are pleased […]
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is top of mind for HR professionals and employers nationwide. Keep up with the current number of cases in your state with our interactive map, updated daily, and read on to learn how COVID-19 is impacting workplaces across the nation and what you can do to keep your workers healthy and […]
Some states are loosening restrictions and allowing at least some businesses to reopen. But as anxious as people are to resume their pre-COVID-19 lives, some employees are hesitant to go back.
Q. What considerations should we be aware of when furloughing employees due to COVID-19?