Tag: behavior

listen

Encouraging Better Listening from Managers

In most professional environments, our bosses are generally a far cry from the stereotypical bully bosses caricatured in movies and TV shows. While there are certainly exceptions, it’s generally safe to expect them to be supportive advocates rather than adversaries.

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Suicide and Your Workplace: Lifesaving Advice for HR Pros

Editor’s Note: May is Mental Health Awareness month, throughout the month we will feature insights and best practices to help HR professionals accommodate workers with mental health issues. Today’s focus is on suicide prevention and next week we’ll be covering this topic more in-depth in our HR Works podcast, stay tuned!

MeToo

#MeToo’s Unexpected Consequence Regarding Sexual Harassment Discussions

The #MeToo movement fundamentally changed the conversation around sexual harassment, misconduct, and assault in the United States and around the world. Before the start of the movement, such behavior was not accepted, but #MeToo brought a heightened sense of awareness to these issues, as well as much greater accountability, particularly for those in positions of authority.

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Sexual Harassment Training Post #MeToo

In 2017, America and the world saw the emergence of the #MeToo movement. In the wake of the headline-grabbing accusations against high-power movie executive Harvey Weinstein, the #MeToo movement led to hundreds of accusations of sexual misconduct, harassment, and assault against high-profile men across a number of industries.

pet

What to Consider Before Becoming a Pet-Friendly Workplace

It’s no secret there’s a growing trend among companies to develop pet-friendly policies that allow employees to bring their favorite animals to work. The benefits of a pet-friendly workplace—often seen touted across social media—include increased productivity, retention, and well-being.

Bully

Protecting Against Workplace Bullying

Recently, a manager named Carol told me she had been verbally attacked by another manager. The anger seemed to come out of nowhere. Carol asked a question, Mount Vesuvius erupted, and next thing she knew, she was covered in hot lava. It happened at the end of a management meeting when others were still lingering. […]