#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. In fact, more than half of businesses surveyed in 2018 reported plans of changing sexual harassment policies and how claims are filed and dealt with.

18 Benefits of HR Analytics For Your Business [With Examples]

Analytics in HR

HR analytics helps HR professionals make data-based decisions that play a pivotal role in an organization’s success. Over 70% of executives consider people analytics a main priority in their organization. The HR analytics market is set to grow by 90% to $3.6

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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.

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?!”. While I’m not here to play the court of public opinion regarding the validity of these stories, I am here to tell you: It’s 2017, and sexism in the workplace is something every organization should be concerned about.

Types of employee training programs — which is the right fit?

Business Management Daily

Building a solid employee training program is important. Not only does training improve employee performance and ensure that new employees have the skills that they need to excel in their roles, but it can also improve employee engagement and retention. Product training.

Disciplinary Action at Work: All HR Needs to Know

AIHR

Disciplinary action is an essential tool for managing unwanted behavior in the workplace. Let’s have a look at what HR can do to handle disciplinary action in the best way possible. In other words, the primary goal of disciplinary action is not to punish the employee.

HR for HR: 9 Ways to Avoid HR Burnout & Improve Well-Being

AIHR

However, the one element that seems to be missing in all this is the support of HR itself. Who’s taking care of the people in the People Teams? The first step towards ensuring this is for HR to overcome its own burnout crisis. This is the starting point.

Organizational Ethics and HR: An Actionable Guide to Implement Business Ethics

AIHR

In the scope of HR’s work, the department is often the first to see and address potential issues, which makes them an essential part of any organization’s ethical culture. Why HR is important The role of HR in creating an ethical environment for employees.

How to Conduct an HR Investigation in 7 Steps

AIHR

When an employee makes a complaint within your organization, the Human Resources department is responsible for beginning an HR investigation to discover further details about possible employee misconduct. It will also improve the organization’s reputation as an excellent place to work.

How to Become an HR Generalist [A Practical Guide]

Analytics in HR

An HR Generalist is usually the first HR hire of an organization and a crucial one at that. The question is: How do you become an HR Generalist? In this article, we’ll briefly walk you through the roles and responsibilities of an HR Generalist. Knowledge of the HRIS is a must.

Are You Getting a Return on Your Investment in Employee Training?

Zenefits

Businesses don’t always know if the employee training they’ve invested in will produce the results they want. Many simply believe that improving employees’ skills is worth the time and money, even when it doesn’t necessarily guarantee the results they want.

How to Create an Anti-Harassment Policy: A Practical Guide

Analytics in HR

Workplace harassment occurs more often than you might think, and it can drive away top talent and tarnish a company’s reputation. To avoid this, it’s crucial to have a strategy for combatting harassment. How can your organization create an effective anti-harassment policy?

NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists

Trusaic

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is the primary federal agency responsible for making decisions on workplace issues surrounding union activity. In a new decision called General Motors , the NLRB provides some insight into how to answer this question.

25 Interview Questions for Diversity and Inclusion Managers

AIHR

A D&I manager is a specialist role and therefore requires rigorous preparation with specific knowledge, competencies, and skills that you have to display in the interview. You can expect tough questions, especially about how you manage various challenging situations in the workplace.

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. Toxic employees make their teammates 54 percent more likely to quit and cost employers up to three times more in hiring fees, according to our latest report, “ Toxic Employees in the Workplace.”

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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. This career path meant the function was rarely infused with perspectives and practices from outside the field, and often led to insular ideas on what it means for an HR professional to support the business.

California DFEH Sues Activision Blizzard for Systemic Discrimination

Trusaic

Following a two-year investigation, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued the entertainment gaming giant, Activision Blizzard for systematic discrimination on July 21, 2021. In cases related to misconduct, action was taken to address the issue.”

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.

HR Challenges in Retail

Hppy

Many changes are happening in the work environment, especially those related to people. Employees today enter the labor market with different expectations regarding technological evolution and way work is completed. The shift is felt in all sectors, retail industry included.

Training in a Virtual World: The New Normal

HRExecutive

His boss, head coach Dave Shaw, realized Belch’s potential and didn’t want him to miss out on greater opportunities off the football field. At the time, Belch was also a graduate student who was working on a thesis that VR could improve football-player training. The project was so successful—both for Belch academically and with the players at Stanford—that Shaw wanted to push him to grow the thesis into a business—which is exactly what happened.

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. Research by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses says that while nurses report being highly satisfied with their career path, 54 percent said they plan to leave their current job within three years. Problems with the work environment were a major contributor to this restlessness, especially the lack of appropriate staffing.

Is Human Resources Having an Identity Crisis?

Abel HR

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.

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. Below are the 2019 HR trends and predictions we’ve compiled from all over the Internet. This prediction is based on the renewed focus on diversity in the workplace.

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. Toxic employees make their teammates 54 percent more likely to quit and cost employers up to three times more in hiring fees, according to our latest report, “ Toxic Employees in the Workplace.”

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Reality Check: HR Needs More Support

Analytics in HR

This is the podcast & video series for HR Professionals and business leaders who want to future-proof their organization and learn about the latest trends & insights from industry experts, CHROs, and thought leaders. Julie Turney: So in the community?

Australia Enacts Gender Equality Bill

Trusaic

Australia continues the global movement towards pay equity. The Australian state of Victoria, which includes the City of Melbourne, recently signed and enacted their first ever Gender Equality Bill. The law is slated to take effect on March 31, 2021. Employers in the U.S.

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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Migating The Risks Of Title IX Infractions On Campus

LaborSoft

It is important to be aware of the recent rollbacks that were made to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights’ (OCR) gender-equity law by the country’s current administration, or specifically guidance of Title IX expectations and standards. In addition, colleges no longer have to allow appeals in sexual-assault cases, though they can decide whether they would like to offer them to both parties, or only to the accused.

Take a look at some awesome new HR Technology startups! #HRTechConf

The Tim Sackett Project

The popular startup competition will take place during the upcoming HR Technology Conference , happening September 13 – 16, 2022, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. It is my favorite event of the year!! EasyLlama (Sexual Harassment Compliance). DEI Learning Platform).

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. The Workforce is today one of the most critical company asset and organizations are paying a lot of attention in building and cultivating a strong asset in them. To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace. It is designed to maximize employee performance in the service of an employer’s strategic objectives.

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. Reduced turnover , higher employee engagement levels, increased innovation and improved risk management are some of the additional benefits companies realize when they implement a formal training and career development program. Training also serves as a recruiting tool – you’re more likely to attract and keep good employees if you offer them development opportunities.

Employer Brand Crises Management Is On The Rise

Blu Ivy Group

There was a time not so long ago, when organizations could craft a Recruitment Marketing value proposition, update the careers site, and include career content marketing. The expected result would be a rapid uptake in new candidate applications.

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. With transformations in government, culture, technology, and communications, the legal impact can be a challenge for employers. As for HR professionals this year, the top challenges include: Diversity.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. As I discuss in Why Culture is the Hottest Topic in Business , most CEOs are bending over backwards to make their company a “great place to work.”

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. Having a machine work through the drudgery of qualifying 500 applicants on these knockout questions is a godsend. The translation function interprets user queries (in text or sometimes voice).

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The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources

Ongig

Human Resources might have the most complicated set of job titles of any department. In this article I share 4 pieces of research I hope will assist you in using the most effective HR job titles: HR Job Titles Hierarchy — An pyramid of the basic org chart of HR teams.

Is Arbitration Of Harassment the Best Course Of Action?

LaborSoft

is arbitration of harassment claims the best course of action? About a year ago, employers relished a major win when the Supreme Court upheld class-action waivers in arbitration agreements , giving them the power to stop employees from banding together to file claims for work-related issues, instead forcing each to file an individual claim. But, is this the best course of action when dealing with employee harassment or employment discrimination claims?

We’re Mad as Hell: Frat Boy Culture in the Gaming World

Civility Partners

The sexist culture in the gaming industry doesn’t start and stop with Blizzard. According to this article in Forbes , “In 2020, 41% of video game players in the United States were female. ” Blizzard certainly deserves the attention it’s getting, though.

DEI & the Academy Awards: New Film Industry Guidelines Address Diversity & Inclusion

Trusaic

The U.S. million individuals and over 93,000 businesses; it has operations in all 50 states, falls under the jurisdiction of 19 different unions, with 1,300 schools devoted to issuing certificates and terminal degrees in the field, and pays out $177 billion in annual wages.

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.