Compliance expert: Anti-sexual harassment training needs to start with this …

HR Morning

Leader accountability is the key to more effective anti-sexual harassment training, says Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames. . Business leaders have the power – and responsibility – to prevent sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse in the workplace, especially through their anti-sexual harassment training. The higher up one is in an organization, the greater the risk. Action-based learning: Listening up.

How can I defend myself if I’ve been falsely accused of sexual harassment?

Workplace Coach

With all the media frenzy about sexual harassment, I feel like every man in America has a target on his back. All a woman has to do is cry sexual harassment, and even if it didn’t happen or supposedly happened years ago, the guy is toast. So now I have to live in fear that I’m going to tick off some woman who’ll get back at me by claiming I harassed her and I’ll be deep-sixed by my employer? Get ahead of the problem.”

Are Businesses Responsible for Protecting Customers From Sexual Harassment by Other Clients?

Workplace Coach

You’ve met the predatory customer. Do businesses have a responsibility to protect their customers from other customers that sexually harass them? What can an employer do if their business survival depends on contracts from a larger business when the individual who controls the purse strings for those contracts sexually harasses one of the dependent company’s employees? You’ve met the predatory customer.

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.

It’s time for HR to take a Stand #NoRetaliation.

Investipro

In this time of daily reports of long term patterns of sexual harassment in the workplace, I have spoken to many HR professionals who feel they are walking a tightrope. On one hand, they are in support of employees bringing forth harassment issues to be dealt with appropriately.

Training in a Virtual World: The New Normal

HRExecutive

Derek Belch, CEO of virtual-reality-software company STRIVR, was let go from his football coaching job at Stanford University so he could pursue virtual reality. At the time, Belch was also a graduate student who was working on a thesis that VR could improve football-player training.

Social Mores Have Changed; Biology Hasn’t

Evil HR Lady

Let’s talk about three sexual harassment cases. A female coach and physical education teacher sued the school district because another employee, also female, made crude remarks about her breasts, touched her without permission, and said, “I will think of you next time I am f—ing.”. A female employee receives sexually explicit text messages from the man responsible for training her. All three seem like cut-and-dried sexual harassment cases.

Here’s What #MeToo Means To Your Workplace

Workplace Coach

It started with Harvey Weinstein and gained unstoppable velocity when thousands of women posted true, painful stories using the hashtag #MeToo. Serious, long-buried sexual harassment complaints have rocked many workplaces – including ones not at all prepared to handle the topic. Most women can recall at least one incident, ranging from sexual assault to inappropriate behavior, that made us feel shamed or demeaned.

Why Now?

Workplace Coach

With this continuous flurry of sexual harassment news impacting Hollywood, Washington D.C. The law of sexual harassment has been well established for at least the last twenty years! Credit goes to EEO training and enforcement; excellent legal counsel; and, excellent corporate governance and leadership. Damage awards could include reparations for lost or reduced wages and/or the loss of future wages. So, back to the question: Why now?

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.

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. For example: The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

Dear ReWorker: What If a High-Performing Executive Is Also a Bully?

Cornerstone On Demand

Katie told me Holly is abrasive, curses at employees in public and has gone through five administrative staff members in the past seven months because she's intimidating and disrespectful to her team. Let's assume that this is the salary Holly's administrative staff members were making.

Taking Employee Training to the Next Level

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Solution. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. For example: The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

How to Respond to Suspicions of Sexual Misconduct In A Doctor’s Office

Workplace Coach

Twice in the last year, I entered a room in which one of our physicians appeared to be acting inappropriately. A: Given the reputation damage a false accusation can cause, you need to make sure you’re basing your concern on facts. At the same time, reputation damage pales in comparison to the consequences sexually assaulted patient experiences. ” Finally, before you remain a silent witness, consider the consequences.

The Predatory Client and Your Workplace Environment

Workplace Coach

You’ve met the predatory client and possibly even tangled with him. Do legal practices have a responsibility to protect their employees and other clients from a client that sexually harass them? Protecting your clients and staff from a client who harasses. Last November, Randi Zuckerberg tweeted: “Feeling disgusted & degraded after an @AlaskaAir flight where the passenger next to me made repeated lewd sexual remarks. The tweet went viral.

The Key to Combating Bullying Is Accountability

HR Daily Advisor

In part 1 of this article we began to explore what Catherine Mattice, a consultant, coach, and trainer had to offer about workplace bullying, including its similarity to harassment and the differences under the law. Mattice says, “that is not harassment prevention.”

Organizational Development And Workplace Culture: The Unexpected Benefits of Kindness

Dr. Nadine

The other day, as I was driving home, I spotted a dog untethered to its leash gallivanting haphazardly in traffic. I immediately snatched a spare leash from the collection I keep in my car and proceeded to eagerly chase the dog down my street. billion in revenue over the years!

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New year, new goals: 7 HR trends to tackle in 2019

HR Morning

With the emergence of a tight labor market and a focus on preventing sexual harassment, HR pros had their hands full in 2018. . To attract and retain the best talent, companies are focusing on improving the employee experience. Training to fill skill gaps.

WIRTW #481 (the “proof of concept” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

When a commenter starts his thoughts with “Hey faggot,” you know you have one for the internet-troll hall of fame. This post generated the above-referenced comment on Workforce.com (which cross-posts my blog daily). The rest of this winning comment?

WIRTW #484 (the “happy place” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Where do you take your mind when you’re just having a bad day, when you have to deal with that employee, when a client chews you out (I know, that never happens), or when you otherwise need a mental breather from the world and all of its evil and other craziness? via The Tim Sackett Project.

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy

Visibility Software HR

. The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy. Many of these organizations track the training they do provide in spreadsheets or even with paper files. The Cheesecake Factory invests an average of $2000 annually per employee on training.

7 HR Trends for 2018 to Watch

Onboardia

You’ve just gotten through the human resources year-end marathon, a milestone event unto itself. With barely a moment to kick back and exhale, you’re now faced with looking ahead at the New Year and what’s coming your HR way. As I offer my virtual high-five’s for crossing the finish line in December, here are 7 HR trends you’ll want to keep an eye on this year. Improving the employee experience. Overall, are our employees really seeing that on the job?

Four Ways Bosses Cause Stress in the Workplace

OmegaHR Solutions

Bosses are most often the causes of employee stress and not the workload. We don’t spend as much time talking about problem bosses unless they are violating some law such as sexual harassment. Their complaint was that “they didn’t know the system.”

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.

Five Things I Miss About Working in HR

UpstartHR

I have been on a parallel track to HR for the last year and a half or so, and there are a few things that I miss about my beloved profession. What I Miss Having insight into the business operations, funds, etc. The bird’s eye view of things.

The Changing Role of Human Resource Management – HRM

EmployeeConnect

The function within an organisation that is focussed towards recruitment, management, and offering direction to the people of the organisation is termed as Human Resource Management (HRM). In other words, all the processes and programs that are centred in and around people are part of the HR umbrella. Additional activities which are sponsored by the HR management includes community and employee outreach.

3 Ways Genuine Kindness Can Make You a Better Leader

Dr. Nadine

Kindness is one of the most underrated concepts in business. A survey conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) found that managers who were viewed as kind by their direct reports were associated with higher performance across a number of dimensions.

3 Ways How Genuine Kindness Can Make You a Better Leader

Dr. Nadine

Kindness is one of the most underrated concepts in business. A survey conducted by the American Management Association (AMA) found that managers who were viewed as kind by their direct reports were associated with higher performance across a number of dimensions.

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WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair band Great White. I’ll be the one without the motorcycle. If You’re Sued, Your Sexual Harassment Report Could Become Public — via TLNT. via Work Place Coach Blog News.

4 Organizational Culture Mistakes We Can Learn From Uber

Impraise

The recent news that Uber Founder Travis Kalanick will be stepping down as CEO hasn't come as much of a shock to the public. A number of scandals rocked the hypergrowth company this year, revealing the toxic organizational culture that has grown internally. The scandal that began Uber's spiral downward came on February 19 when Susan Fowler , a former engineer, wrote about her Kafkaesque experience at the company.

Urban Meyer and Ohio State Become Yet Another Cautionary Tale of What Not to Do

HR Daily Advisor

Urban Meyer, one of collegiate football’s most lauded and recognizable coaches, is undoubtedly in hot water. Whether he will join the ranks of the unemployed, however, is yet to be determined, along with the resolution of a host of unanswered questions.

Uber, Harassment and HR Business Partner Coverage - Let's Look at the Numbers.

The HR Capitalist

By now, you've heard about this post accusing Uber of creating a hostile, harassing environment for women. Rather than rehash the claim, I'm going to go to the numbers in this post. Most of the allegations claim that Uber was focused on recruiting above and beyond all else.

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. before women are accorded the equity and respect that they deserve, and that is. The research also supports our. in place (International Labor Org), policies are not enough to shift the brand and culture.

Interview Series – Career Experts – Kathy Caprino from Ellia Communications

Career Metis

My company offers top-level career coaching and consulting for women, as well as a wide array of programs, services, training and resources that help professional women “dig deep, discover their right work and illuminate the world with it.”

how to deal with customers hitting on support reps

Ask a Manager

I’m middle management in the technical support department, and we have a live chat system that we use to interact with customers. We usually have our pictures up in the chat window so people know who they’re talking to, and the women have a tendency to get hit on pretty frequently (myself included). However, there is one woman who started in the last year that gets hit on fairly regularly, and today a man in online chat was way too forward for comfort.