#MeToo and the Workplace: HR and Sexual Harassment Policy

LaborSoft

#MeToo and the Workplace. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, HR and employee relations managers were sent scrambling. sexual harassment and/or discrimination has always been under the purview of HR, it has become a necessity for HR departments to not only tighten up or edify.

Following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, what challenges do HR now face?

CakeHR

You would have had to have been living under a rock to have missed the #metoo movement and the aftermath. Thankfully, strength comes in numbers and as so many people took to social media to protest, others who had remained quiet for so long finally gained the courage to speak out.

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What Other Employers Can Learn From Uber: Recognizing and Combating Sexism in the Workplace

Compensation Today

Last month, a former Uber employee recounted her “ very, very strange year ” at the organization as a female engineer. Her account is a story of sexism, sexual harassment and HR violations that left many asking, “Are you kidding me?!”. You can do the same.

Is Arbitration Of Harassment the Best Course Of Action?

LaborSoft

is arbitration of harassment claims the best course of action? Coming off the heels of this victory, employers have been structuring contractual relationships, including many with independent contractors, with arbitration programs to resolve work-related issues.

4 key steps to maintaining HR compliance

HRExecutive

Furthermore, the perils of noncompliance are fierce: fines, penalties, potential class-action lawsuits—not to mention the hit to your company’s reputation. For example, while the federal minimum wage remains unchanged, 21 states raised their minimum wage on Jan.

Using Data to Prevent Workplace Harassment

EverFi - HR

This same data-informed approach must also be used to effectively address workplace harassment and discrimination. Indeed, it is only through data that organizations will truly know how and where to devote their resources and initiatives for maximum impact–and demonstrate whether their workplace harassment prevention efforts are actually working. 4 Pillars of Harassment Prevention Companies today are facing difficult workplace issues.

5 Tips to Launching an Effective Learning Management & Employee Development Program

Visibility Software HR

It is an investment that’s likely to pay off. And the benefits don’t stop there. Training also serves as a recruiting tool – you’re more likely to attract and keep good employees if you offer them development opportunities. Incorporate the basics - but don’t stop there.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

The Human Resource industry has gone through massive evolutions over the past decades. And 2019 will be another big year for the HR. There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient.

Cornerstone Report Details Effects of Toxic Employees in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up. They not only cause frustration, they can cause significant damages to the workplace.

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Title IX & the #MeToo Movement Process for HR

LaborSoft

Title IX & the #MeToo Movement Process. It is important to be aware of the recent proposed changes that Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration have recommended to the U.S. To refresh your memory, Title IX is a federal amendment from 1972 that prohibits sex-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding, and directs how colleges and universities respond to sexual misconduct claims. Reactions to the Proposed Changes.

6 Trends That Will Define HR in 2018

Reflektive

At least, that’s what we heard from the analysts, customers, partners, and experts we reached out to in order to get a sense from the HR community of what to expect in the next year. Associate Professor, Academic Director of HCM at NYU, notes that the strategic role of HR continues to rise. “HR is not only at the table but in the engine room of every organizations,” Tavis says. Everybody needs to learn fast.”

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Cornerstone Report Details Effects of “Toxic Employees” in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up. They not only cause frustration, they can cause significant damages to the workplace.

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5 Tips to Launching an Effective Learning Management & Employee Development Program

Visibility Software HR

It is an investment that’s likely to pay off. And the benefits don’t stop there. Training also serves as a recruiting tool – you’re more likely to attract and keep good employees if you offer them development opportunities. . Incorporate the basics – but don’t stop there.

Top Challenges Faced by HR Professionals in 2019

Acendre

Human Resources is the heartbeat of every company. In fact, in recent years the role of the HR professional has changed drastically. The ever-changing landscape of the workplace demands attention, education, and inclusion.

Solving HR’s Problems with a Chatbot

HRExecutive

With today’s intelligent tools, the smaller the problem, the better the answer. To the extent that you can define, describe and contain the thing you want to apply “intelligence” to, the more likely it is a solution that is feasible.

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4 Job Skills the HR leaders of the Future will Need

Analytics in HR

Human resources originally evolved out of a personnel-based function rooted in administrative and compliance-driven tasks that historically haven’t been perceived as adding value to organizations in the same way that sales, marketing, or engineering do. Learning agility.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

Advos

Each week, with the help of HRmarketer Insight software , our researchers compile a sampling of mergers & acquisition, funding and partnership announcements from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. and The Growth Company Inc. Happy Friday.

Top 10 Employee Experience Strategy Trends in December

SocialChorus

Missed the latest stories related to employee experience strategy, the future of work, and digital transformation? Trend #1: Artificial Intelligence Is Not the Future of Work; It’s Already Here. workers already use AI on the job. from the hiring process.

5 Exciting HR Technology Trends

InfinityHR

Through the utilization of compiled data and with automated processes established, these entities, covering a myriad of industries, have given themselves the ability to make better business decisions for themselves and their employees. Big data, HR analytics.

7 Challenges Facing HR Departments in 2018

Zenefits

Here are seven challenges facing human resources professionals in the year ahead: #1. According to a recent XpertHR survey , one of the top challenges of 2018 will be recruiting. The battle for top talent is going to become more fierce as the number of retiring baby boomers far outstrips new skilled entrants into the workforce,” he says. “HR Related: Is This The Season to Review Your Hiring Process? #2. Effectively Handling Sexual Harassment Issues.

HR Problems You Can Face in Real Estate Business

CakeHR

Here’s what the stats from Real Estate Express say: 77% of agents are satisfied with their job; 93% of brokers claim that they are satisfied with how their business is running; Consequently, the overall satisfaction rate in the U.S. 3️⃣ Lacking Corporate Training.

5 Reasons Your Retention Rate Is So Low

Get Hppy

With the unemployment rate hovering at an historic low of 4.1% and the department of labor reporting average job tenure declining, retaining the employees you have is much more important now than it was a few years ago. Reason 2: They Just Don’t See the Benefit.

Everything to know about Human Resource Management

CuteHR

People are crucial to the success of any organization and are not merely means to achieve end objectives and goals of the company. To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace. Recruitment is very competitive as every company wants the best candidate.

How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically

Precheck

Nurses are a critical part of the healthcare workforce, so the ongoing nursing shortage is a big challenge. Problems with the work environment were a major contributor to this restlessness, especially the lack of appropriate staffing.

3 top HR tech tools no company should be without

Insperity

If not, you might be missing out on opportunities to not only increase the efficiency and accuracy of your HR department, but also improve employee engagement. While the list of HR responsibilities continues to grow, employees are also becoming conditioned to expect more from their employer. The good news is that there’s a solution for both sides of the equation. One way to achieve that is to offer the best benefits you can to attract and retain top talent.

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2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

HR leaders predict how cultural, social, and technological shifts will impact the way people work in the coming year. Not too long ago, HR professionals were relegated to the realm of “personnel management”—paper-pushers responsible for administrative tasks and little else.

Navigating AI’s expanding role in the world of HR

HRExecutive

The debate over artificial intelligence’s role in HR—from recruiting to workforce planning to performance—has become moot: There’s no doubt that AI has arrived and is expanding rapidly in the HR space. Define the Goals. What is the appropriate ethical use of that data?”

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How Much Are Caustic Workers Costing You?

HRExecutive

There’s been a lot of research dedicated to studying the havoc wreaked by jerks at work. Some of these studies focus on the noxious influence that abusive, bullying bosses have on their teams, and what employees can do to cope with an out-of-control supervisor.

Is Human Resources Having an Identity Crisis?

AbelHR

To make sense of the way that children grow and develop, theorist Erik Erikson identified a series of stages of psychosocial development. These days, however, the role has evolved and as we ring in the new decade, more changes are ahead.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. The names are listed in no particular order. Let the commenting begin.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. The list just goes on.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. The names are listed in no particular order. Let the commenting begin.

Why Open Offices Don’t Work & How Companies Can Make Them Effective Again

CakeHR

This piece isn’t just about evaluating the impact open offices have on employee morale, productivity and communication. The message has already been received loud and clear. The Open Office Started as the Anti-Cubicle Movement. But then the dilution began.

New Study Reveals 6 Leadership Megatrends Changing the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

With all the buzz around sexual harassment, many would assume that it would be the number one thing bothering the C-suite. However, a new study shows that’s not the case. . Key finding: Purpose-driven companies outperform the market by 42%.

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Enriching Employee Experience through Technology

MapHR

It has been said building the employee experience is the next competitive frontier for companies. In the U.S. alone, employees are quitting their jobs in record numbers with studies showing the voluntary turnover hovering above 15%. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.