Tag: manager training

Service Animals in the Office? Here’s How Employers Should Handle Accommodation Requests

The concept of service animals in the workplace has been around for quite some time, but many managers, especially those at smaller companies, may not have yet had to address it. With regard to employees, you can treat a request for a service animal the same as any other accommodation request, meaning you are obligated […]

Are Your Managers Holding Back Company Productivity and Retention?

Now more than ever, the relationship between an employee and their manager plays a significant role in determining job satisfaction. However, a recent study by Achievers Workforce Institute (AWI) revealed that 75% of employees consider their managers to be ineffective. According to Dr. Natalie Baumgartner, an engagement and culture thought leader, evangelist and Head of […]

Faces of HR: Adam Weber on Courage, Conviction, and Believing in Yourself

Meet Adam Weber, Chief Evangelist at 15Five, a performance management platform. 15Five’s platform combines coaching and manager training, 360° performance reviews, in-depth engagement surveys, and more to help HR leaders deliver better business outcomes. Weber also previously co-founded Emplify, an employee engagement measurement platform, and Bluebridge Digital, a mobile app platform. He sold the companies […]

Lizzo Lawsuit Shows Employers ‘It’s About Damn Time’ They Train Their Managers

Recently, one of my favorite artists, Lizzo, made headlines when three of her backup dancers filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against her, her tour company (Big Grrrl Big Touring Inc.), and her dance team captain. There are various allegations in this lawsuit, but I want to focus on the sexual harassment/hostile work […]