The early 2000s classic Mean Girls still stands strong in today’s pop culture. In honor of a memorable scene between transfer student Cady Heron (played by Lindsey Lohan) and heartthrob Aaron Samuels (played by Jonathan Bennett), October 3rd is known as National Mean Girls Day.
Across the globe, there has been a surge in race-related hate incidents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Such incidents include micro-aggressions, bullying, harassment, hate speech, and violence.
The disconnect between executive leadership and HR can often have disastrous consequences for an organization. Perhaps a critical talent identification program isn’t considered important by leaders, or safety and compliance concerns are not taken seriously. But what happens when the leader is HR? I recently had a chance to speak with someone who got into […]
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. […]
Today’s topic is a tearjerker … potentially. So grab your tissues, and let’s dive into the results of Monster’s recent Crying at Work Poll. Let me ask you a question: Have you ever cried at work? If so, you are part of the overwhelming majority.
Workplace harassment is top-of-mind for many HR and L&D professionals now, specifically in the wake of the #MeToo movement and Starbuck’s infamous diversity training day. Yet many professionals still aren’t sure how to address workplace harassment and are making mistakes that can have lasting and profound consequences.
Employee discipline is something everyone in any organization wants to avoid. Obviously, discipline is a negative experience for the employee subject to discipline, but it’s also one of the least favorite parts of the job for managers and HR professionals as well.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here’s more information about what you need to know about workplace violence right now and what you can do as an L&D professional.
In 2018, it’s becoming imperative that every employer develop a comprehensive and effective workplace violence action plan, especially because the average workplace is now 18 times more likely to experience an incident of workplace violence than a fire, and active shooters are becoming much more likely.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here’s more information regarding what you need to know about shootings and violence in the workplace.