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.
In yesterday’s post, we discussed the significant and negative impacts a toxic boss can have on an organization. From bringing down department and company morale and productivity to increasing turnover to setting a bad example for other employees and other leaders, toxic bosses are bad news for any organization, and they can’t simply be tolerated. […]
You may remember that Jonathan Martin, a former starting offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, suddenly left the team during the 2013 season. He was a second-round draft pick in 2012 who played college football at Stanford. In college, he was twice selected as an All-American offensive lineman. During the 2012 season, he played at […]