#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.”

NY Sets Up Workplace Sexual Harassment Hotline, Forbids Release of Personnel Files

Zenefits

New York workers will have access to a free, state-run sexual harassment hotline on July 14. The confidential line will connect workers to New York attorneys. Democratic governor Kathy Hochul signed the bill on March 16, 2022. Employers had to: Create a sexual harassment policy.

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CalChamber’s New, Improved Harassment Prevention Training Course

HRWatchdog

Come for the all-new courses; stay for the engaging movie-quality videos. Harassment prevention training is now mandatory for employers with five or more employees, but it doesn’t have to be boring or involve old, corny videos where the ‘90s fashion is more memorable than the scene.

Tips to Combat Harassment in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Employers are often looking for ways to better combat harassment in the workplace. Some of the most obvious prevention methods include: Source: energyy / iStock / Getty Images Plus. The current policies should be easy to find so that employees always know their rights. It should be clear what actions employees can take when they experience, see, or find out about harassment or other troubling behavior. Have appropriate training. Assess the culture.

EEOC outlines 4 new approaches to fight workplace harassment

HR Morning

Workplace harassment is virtually an epidemic these days — the EEOC says a third of the nearly 100,000 charges it receives annually now include a harassment allegation. But the agency’s taking steps to help both workers and managers handle the problem. Part of the problem is employees have become more sensitive to harassing behavior. What the agency wants now. So both groups think the responsibility falls on the employer.

Racial Harassment Against Employee Costs Chicago Fencing Company $25,000

Pollack Peacebuilding

Settling a race harassment case, Chicago-based fencing company, Driven Fence, has been ordered to pay $25,000 and provide other relief. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against Driven Fence citing Arri Samuels’ complaints. A Culture of Harassment.

Steps for Reducing Workplace Harassment in 2018

Synergy

With media coverage of workplace harassment at an all-time high, there’s no question that the topic has become the focus of millions of people worldwide. Celebrities and high-profile executives facing a shocking number of accusations might be taking the spotlight, but this is by no means a topic limited to household names. In fact, 64% of Americans believe that workplace sexual harassment is a serious problem, up nearly 20% in the last seven years.

Here’s what a report from a huuuuuuuuuuge sexual harassment investigation looks like

The Employer Handbook

By sportslogos.net [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Have you ever seen a sexual harassment investigative report? We’ll talk about recommendations to avoid harassment in your workplace.). However, if you’d like to learn more about what goes into a report of a sexual harassment investigation, read on. . For over twenty years, the Dallas Mavericks, a professional basketball team, had problems with sexual harassment and employee management.

EEOC Task Force Recommends Training, Policies to Prevent Workplace Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

With workplace harassment claims on the rise, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently recommended practical steps and policies to help employers reduce the number of charges filed. Harassment claims constitute approximately one-third of all charges filed with the EEOC in recent years and can take a devastating toll on employers. The EEOC recently convened a task force to investigate harassment in the workplace.

Is Your Company’s Anti-harassment Training a Flop?

Workplace Coach

“How the hell could he have been so stupid?” ” the manager asked when he called. “What burns me is this spring he asked me if he could skip the annual anti-harassment training because he’d been through it five years in a row. So explain to me why I have credible complaints from three different women alleging this man on my senior team sexually harassed each of them?” The attendees work as hard as the trainer.

How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.

Trusaic

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just won a significant equal pay victory against WMS Solutions, LLC, a staffing company focusing on asbestos abatement. WMS Solutions, LLC , DOJ ALJ, No. In its recent decision, a judge within the U.S.

Five great ideas on how your business can revamp workplace culture to prevent harassment

The Employer Handbook

Yesterday, while you were sneaking Fun Size Peanut M&Ms out of the Halloween pumpkin before the trick-or-treaters showed up — maybe that was just me — the EEOC held a public meeting on Steps to Transform Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment. The consensus was that employers best accomplish this through a “holistic approach.” But what precisely can you do to address harassment? Create a culture assessment.

DFEH Issues Important Guidance On Investigating Harassment Complaints

HR Daily Advisor

On May 2, 2017, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released its Workplace Harassment Guide, which advises employers how to develop an effective antiharassment program, respond to and investigate claims of harassment, and take appropriate remedial actions. The guide, found here , follows up on regulations the Fair Employment and Housing Council enacted in 2016. Preventing Harassment. Satisfying the burden of proof.

EEOC’s latest, best 10 tactics for preventing harassment in the workplace

HR Morning

The EEOC is looking to publish enforcement guidance to address illegal harassment in the workplace. That guidance is being built around several tactics the agency’s suggesting employers take to address this problem. . Earlier this week, HR Morning reported that the EEOC is seeking public input on a proposed version of enforcement guidance regarding harassment in the workplace (the deadline for pubic input is Feb.

EEOC: It’s time for your company to re-imagine anti-harassment training

The Employer Handbook

Welp, it looks like there’s still plenty of time for me to get my money’s worth on creepy Wikipedia stock images of sexual harassment — Thank you By Leon israel – Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0 , https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38824206. The click-bait headline, “ No Evidence That Training Prevents Harassment, Finds EEOC Task Force ,” from a recent SHRM article may be somewhat exaggerated.

EEOC: It’s time for your company to re-imagine anti-harassment training

The Employer Handbook

Welp, it looks like there’s still plenty of time for me to get my money’s worth on creepy Wikipedia stock images of sexual harassment — Thank you By Leon israel – Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0 , https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38824206. The click-bait headline, “ No Evidence That Training Prevents Harassment, Finds EEOC Task Force ,” from a recent SHRM article may be somewhat exaggerated.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

HR-tech providers are stepping up with free access to data, apps

HRExecutive

In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some HR-tech companies are now offering free access to their platforms to employers large and small, with the main driver being a “we’re all in this together” mindset.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

Making Compliance Training More Strategic

Brandon Hall

For most organizations, compliance training is seen as a transactional process, focused only on grinding out completions and checking boxes. Even though most employees must go through some form of compliance training, and it can account for a good chunk of an employee’s annual learning, companies do not expect much in the way of outcomes. Only about one-third see compliance training as an opportunity to further employee development. Current State.

How HR tech tools integrate work, life

HRExecutive

HR technology has become a necessity during the COVID era, and it will continue to be a major asset for companies in the future, global analyst and HRE columnist Josh Bersin recently told a webinar audience. We need learning that provides power skills,” Bersin said.

Sexual Harassment and HR’s Perception Problem

i4cp

Here we are, six months after the #metoo hashtag caught fire. What progress has been made (if any) in terms of how organizations are responding to claims of transgressive behavior in the workplace? As i4cp reported earlier this year, the results of a pulse survey we fielded on the topic of sexual harassment and how organizations are responding to the issue identified distinct areas that can and should be improved upon, starting with HR.

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.

10 Must-Dos to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Sexual Harassment Training

EverFi - HR

Sexual harassment training programs – as they exist in many organizations today – very often doesn’t work. Even the EEOC has found no evidence that standard, legal compliance-driven sexual harassment training is effective. If it had been effective, the #MeToo movement likely would never have had such a devastating scope. In some cases, the training companies provide may be doing more harm than good!

EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance

Ohio Employer's Law

Last June, the EEOC issued a comprehensive, bi-partisan report on harassment in the workplace. One such tool the EEOC provided was a series of four checklist for employers to use to create an effective harassment prevention program. Anti-harassment policies. Harassment reporting systems and investigations. Compliance training. Leadership has allocated sufficient staff time for a harassment prevention effort. harassment

Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

HR Counselor's Corner

Completing an HR Assessment can ensure legal compliance with federal and state employment laws, regulations and HR best practices. Performing the assessment will not only help you measure risk and legal compliance, but also identify areas in need of process improvements – all of which could threaten the continued success of your business. . Listed below are critical areas of compliance to review while performing an HR Assessment: Legal Compliance.

Solutions to Reduce Absenteeism in the Workplace

Hppy

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics , the U.S. The rate was 3.1% for the private sector, while for the public sector the rate was 3.5%. billion per year in the U.S.,

How to Select and Implement an HRIS You’ll Love

HR Payroll Systems

HRIS solutions offer a large number of benefits for companies, including saving valuable HR time, attracting top talent, and even saving the company money. However, choosing the right HRIS for your company can be a long and costly process. So checklist item one was the needs.

What Is Your Onboarding Data Telling You?

ExactHire

In this article, we’ll show you why onboarding data is important, the most important onboarding data you need to track, and ways you can improve your onboarding process. Half of new hires leave in the first 18 months of employment, according to onboarding statistics by SHRM.

7 Employee Training Methods To Jumpstart Your New Hires

Genesis HR Solutions

Hiring employees but failing to provide them with a solid base of training is a good way to lose talent. On top of that, the cost of replacing an employee is high—up to 150% of the worker’s annual salary. 7 Types Of Employee Training To Jumpstart Your New Hires.

Social Media and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

From a business standpoint, social media can be one of the most powerful marketing tools in your arsenal. Supervisors need to be trained to proceed with caution when dealing with social media issues. Was there harassing speech against a co-worker?

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.

How to Conduct a Training Needs Analysis: A Template & Example

Analytics in HR

Being able to conduct a training needs analysis is a key tool for any L&D professional. In this article, we will explain what a training needs analysis is, provide a template for conducting this analysis, and give a training needs analysis example. Training.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall! Bookmark this page and refer to it during the conference if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Location: The Venetian®, Las Vegas.

5 Exciting HR Technology Trends

InfinityHR

Many companies are beginning to understand that their businesses run more efficiently when they enhance their operations with technology. 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. Let’s see which HR technology trends are worth looking into. Virtual reality training.

HR Consulting Firms for Small Businesses: 15 Leading Experts

Astron Solutions

Effective human resources policies are probably one of the most important investments that any small business can make in its ability to continue growing! We’ve written before on the purpose of compensation consulting and some top providers in that space. Today, we’ll be doing the same for the much broader category of human resources consulting for small businesses. Use the list above to jump to a specific section, or follow along from the top.

Conference Twitter Primer Unleash World Conference and Expo #Unleash18

Advos

Using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #Unleash18 conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for this HR conference! Use this primer to find other hashtags to use in your #Unleash18 tweets; find Twitter IDs for speakers and @mention them when you tweet during their sessions; and thank the sponsors and exhibitors. The Basics. AI and Machine Learning.

A Guide for Technology Risk Management

Embroker

Technological innovation has paved the way for tens of thousands of entrepreneurs to dream up–and run–cutting-edge tech-based companies. But according to our research , one area where tech leaders could use some help is properly assessing and quantifying business risk. This article is a guide to the essential steps of technology risk management : identification and analysis, quantification, and the decisions you’ll need to make to properly cover your risks. .

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.

4 HR Technology Trends that Affect Your Business

Synergy

Technology has changed the world as we know it, and as other industries and departments have evolved accordingly, so too has human resources. A strong HR department is essential to every business, and the advent of new tech often promises vast improvements to the field. But when it comes to such a human-centric industry, new technology isn’t always better. Here are four HR technology trends that, for better and for worse, are changing human resources practices.