Tag: PC

My New Hire Has a Medical Marijuana Card. Now What?

Medical marijuana legalization is becoming more prevalent, as states continue to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. This new trend has created legal ramifications for employers, who have struggled to create and maintain drug testing policies to keep pace with differing state laws. Employers can still enforce drug-free workplace policies and implement drug-testing policies, […]

Build Your Cutting-Edge Talent Development Program

By Sandy Pennington Excellent training programs are pivotal in securing a company’s future. Would you consider your organization’s talent development initiatives to be cutting-edge? To help you begin building the best program possible, here are some tips from Sandy Pennington, chief people and process officer for Clinicient.

Train for Internal Investigations, Avoid Compliance Issues

It’s tough to train for all HR contingencies—the feds are always keeping an eye out for administrative, civil, and criminal infractions. But attorney Christine D. Mehfoud says an organization need not worry so long as its compliance program is supported by thorough internal investigations. Are you training appropriately?

Train Managers to Communicate with Millennials

Like previous generations, Millennials enter the workforce with different assumptions from the generation before them, says Laura Brown, PhD, a communications and writing consultant. However, the “degree of differentiation is larger [now] than in previous generational shifts,” due in large part to technology and the Internet. For example, while previous generations were accustomed to writing […]

Train Managers to Follow These 8 Tips to Promote Employee Engagement

When a top performer leaves to go elsewhere and your organization is left with a huge void, says management expert Jeff Cortes, it can negatively affect the performance of the whole organization. Turnover is also very costly, adds Cortes, author of the book No-Nonsense Retention … Painless Strategies to Retain Your Best People. Depending on […]

Train Leaders to Maximize Their Resources

Now that you’ve convinced top management that leadership training is worthwhile for your managers, supervisors, and high performers, you need the right content for training. The first skill great leaders learn, for example, is how to manage all the resources at their disposal, including personal, human, technical, informational, and perhaps most important, time. In this […]