Tag: employer

LMS

Pros and Cons of Utilizing an LMS

A learning management system (LMS) is a technology used by employers to manage employee training and development. An LMS is multifunctional, serving as a training repository, a reporting outlet, and a self-service portal, as well as assisting in employee development.

disaster

How to Help Your Employees in the Wake of a Natural Disaster

When natural disasters such as Hurricane Dorian strike, work may not be the first thought for those hurt and those wanting to help, but it’s not far down the list of concerns. Getting back to work is an important part of getting back to normal for many storm victims. And those not in the path […]

Even Among Friends, Office Affair Is OK … Until It Isn’t

This September will mark the 25th anniversary of the premier of Friends. It is hard to believe that it has been 25 years since we all pulled up a couch to relax at Central Perk and watch Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Ross, Chandler, and Joey navigate their 20s in New York City. For this “episode” of […]

reference

Pros and Cons of Checking Employee References

Checking references is typically seen as something we do as a matter of course as part of the hiring process. Some employers do so before making a final offer, while many make an offer and make it contingent upon the reference check.

insurance

Employment Practices Liability Insurance—Is It Worth It?

Navigating the nuances of hiring and firing employees can be tricky business. You may make a mistake and be exposed to liability. You may do everything right yet still be sued. Employers have the option to deal with the risks by purchasing an insurance product called employment practices liability insurance (EPLI). Like any insurance product, […]

onboarding

What Is Digital Onboarding?

Employees often have horror stories about a time they were basically left to “sink or swim” with a new employer, such as when they hadn’t been given appropriate training and onboarding after starting a new role. This can happen for a lot of reasons, especially if the employer needs someone to quickly get to full […]