Everybody knows stress is responsible for killing creativity. If people are happy, they are likely to have greater energy and creativity levels, but businesses have historically not prioritized employee happiness; instead, they tend to focus on keeping their clients and customers happy. But there is a definite connection between having happy employees and satisfied clients. […]
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The average American spends one-third of his or her life at work. The environment in which these workers spend their time will largely dictate the quality of their professional life—a fact becoming increasingly important to job candidates.
Today’s typical workplace is a far cry from the workplace of a few generations ago. Instead of being made up predominantly of farmworkers and factory workers engaged in manual labor, we’re increasingly an office-worker society.
Health, fitness wellness—whatever you want to call it—is a major focus in the United States, with health-related trends increasing significantly as Americans become passionate about staying fit and eating well.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here are more details about how to make sure your training budget, programs, and initiatives remain intact if your organization starts downsizing.
When someone says family or family-friendly benefits, you usually think of health insurance, paid time off, flexible hours, and childcare assistance.
Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit—which covers Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island—held that an arbitration agreement between a company and a vendor wasn’t enforceable against one of the vendor’s delivery drivers who didn’t have notice of the agreement. The court’s ruling is a reminder that companies seeking to […]
Talent acquisition professionals know that racism, sexism, and ageism must be avoided when recruiting and hiring. But what about other isms that have negative connotations in the workplace?
With workplace harassment claims on the rise, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently recommended practical steps and policies to help employers reduce the number of charges filed. Harassment claims constitute approximately one-third of all charges filed with the EEOC in recent years and can take a devastating toll on employers.
Yesterday’s Advisor highlighted a few legal cases that serve as reminders that antidiscrimination and antiharassment training is essential for employers that want to avoid becoming a defendant. Today, we present a few more costly examples of cases that proper training could have averted.