The New Rules of Workplace Conduct

Workology

When it comes to office conduct, we’ve come a long way from the Mad Men era when a whiskey or three throughout the day and a peck on a coworker’s cheek were all part of the status quo. Acknowledge the Gray Area. The fact is, they made them uncomfortable.

How to Reinvent the Employee Handbook

Cornerstone On Demand

This contains all those fun legal things like the fact that you're an at-will employee, that you need to comply with a code of conduct, and what the dress code is (among other things). However, she clarifies, the information in the handbook is critical.

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Let Employee Training Maximize Your Return on Investment

HR Gazette

Companies often think in strict terms of profit and loss. One vital component on the road to success and profit is the employee. In return, you get a proactive, engaged and loyal worker, one willing to give her time and talent to the company. Orientation Training Programs.

The Dynamic Trio: Reimagining the Learning, Planning, and Student Experience

Workday

I think these stories are so attractive because they hit on an all-too-common feeling of unease: Something is wrong, and wouldn’t it be great if someone, or something, could make it right? Then it occurred to me: When it comes to the technology that powers large organizations, superheroes have been few and far between. That’s why I’m so excited to introduce Workday Learning , Workday Planning , and Workday Student. Are you looking at the most recent version?

5 Employees Who Will Activate Your Employer Brand — Whether You Want Them To Or Not

exaqueo

In the employer brand world there is a lot of talk about employee advocacy and brand ambassadors. A lot of talk. When it comes to telling a company’s story, employees are the best messengers of the message. Until someone sends a brash email that ends up on the internet. Until an employee uses the company logo as their profile picture. 3 - The Detractor At work, there are good days and there are bad days.

Google's Awkward Week Offers a Teachable Moment to Us All

i4cp

The story that broke this past weekend about an internal document authored by a Google employee calling the company’s culture (specifically, its approach to diversity and inclusion) into question, doesn’t seem to be going away. That says a lot in a news cycle that includes worrisome talk of ballistic missiles, military strikes on U.S. The mess at Google isn’t the first of its type, and it won’t be the last. What’s crossing the line?

how to build a better employer brand

O.C. Tanner

Recruiting top-tier talent is crucial for any organization wanting to achieve and sustain success, and hiring the right people is essential to building a workforce that’s truly engaged in what your company does. Communicating the brand is just as critical–and more challenging than ever.

Special from SHRM 2017: Seven Steps to Creating Bulletproof Documentation

HR Daily Advisor

West, who is SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified, is principal of Employment Practices Specialists. Get expectations from performance standards, job description, goals, mission statement and code of conduct, handbook, and policies and procedures such as ethics policy or attendance policy.

4 Situations Where Firing an Employee Is the Right Call

POPin

One of the hardest tasks that a manager is responsible for is letting people go. No one wants to be the bearer of bad news, but firing employees who no longer serve the company is important for future growth and success. Being the one responsible for delivering this bad news puts you in a difficult situation, but it helps to recognize that you’re doing what’s best for the company in the long run. Evaluate the Situation.

finding (and keeping) hidden leaders in your company

O.C. Tanner

Miscast and disengaged employees are a problem wherever they’re found in an organization, but when middle managers join those ranks it’s especially troubling because of their broad sphere of influence on so many other employees. The Plague of Responsibility Without Authority.

A Managers Guide to Employee Motivation (Tips)

EmployeeConnect

Employee motivation is an amalgamation of a number of factors such as the energy level, creativity, and commitment that an employee brings to the table at the workplace. However, employee motivation is a crucial factor because a low employee motivation is certainly not healthy for the overall growth of the organization. Listed below are a couple of factors that encourage motivation at the workplace.

EEO Trumps Google Employee’s Free Expression

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to the important societal issues Google’s action implicates, it raises interesting labor and employment law questions about how far employees can go in speaking their minds to oppose workplace diversity. Was Memo ‘Protected’ by the NLRA?

5 Benefits Of Cloud-Based Solutions For The HR Industry

Get Hppy

The HR department handles several key functions such as recruiting, onboarding, performance management and employee data management. One common characteristic of different HR functions is that they are heavy on data processing. The list of such tasks and processes is very long.

Incentive compensation plans at all levels merit board and management attention

HR Times

Boards of directors and management routinely scrutinize executive incentive compensation plans to understand whether the plans are in line with the company’s short- and long-term business objectives. Learn more. Is the at-risk portion appropriate for each employee group?

Employee Engagement Made Simple

Get Hppy

No matter what stage your business is currently at, your staff is the most precious asset at your disposal. Not only are they often the driving force behind productivity, but they also deal directly with your customers. Hire The Right People .

ROAR Uncovers the Secret to Organizational Resiliency

Halogen Talent Managment

That journey to organizational resiliency is chronicled in Roar: How to Build a Resilient Organization the World-Famous San Diego Zoo Way. The book is authored by Sandy Asch (left) — an internationally recognized speaker and author — and by Tim Mulligan (right) — CHRO for SDZG.

HR Software: 10 Must-Have Modules and Features You Need

TalentCulture

The HR software an organization uses should not just be beneficial for the employer but should have added features so that employees can also benefit from it. It must be chosen with such intent that the company grows as its employees grow with it. are the parts of this module.

7 Tips to Be Sure You’re Managing Diversity in the Workplace Correctly

Insperity

Remember the last time you went to a lively dinner party? One with a mix of different people with plenty of interesting things to say? You may not have noticed, but the host was busy bringing people together, making them feel welcome and moving the conversation along. Managing diversity in your company is much the same as hosting a lively dinner. Before you can manage diversity in the workplace, you have to know what it is. Recruit outside the box.

The Unexpected Benefit the Gig Economy has on your Business

Ceridian

According to the annual report, Freelancing in America 2016 , from Upwork and the Freelancers Union, 13.5 million people took gigs outside of their primary full-time job responsibilities last year. In other words, 25% of traditionally employed full-time U.S. That said, it doesn’t appear as though freelancing, or what many refer to as the “Gig Economy,” is going away any time soon. Why the Gig Economy is being embraced. By Nick Venturella.

update: is the work environment I’ve created on my team too exclusive?

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer last week whose employee had quit and said in her exit interview that the team environment was too cliquish ? She ended up adding more details in the comments on the original post, including that some employees had been mocking the employee who quit on SnapChat, and when someone complained to HR, the letter-writer wanted to move the person who complained to another team. Here’s the update.

6 Employer Branding Techniques You Need to Know About

Spark Hire

You’re walking down an aisle at the grocery store when you realize none of the packages have labels. The shelves are lined with blank boxes, cans, and cartons. After all, you can’t tell a can of caviar from a can of cat food without some branding.

For a Great Mentor Program, Ask These 4 Questions

Namely

Employees love to grow—whether it’s learning new skills or furthering their career—and they look to their company for the training and development. A Korn Ferry survey listed growth opportunities as one of the top three reasons executives “love their job.”

slow employee listening to podcasts, interviewing with a cold, and more

Ask a Manager

She is doing usual entry-level work and is slow, with lots of mistakes. We hired another person, John, who’s doing the same work, but much better. I think that may be the cause of all the mistakes. If not, that’s actually the more important issue; she’s not likely to improve if she doesn’t realize there’s a problem, and telling her that might prompt her to stop with the podcasts on her own, although you can also suggest it as part of that conversation.

3 steps to dealing with workplace tension caused by current events

Insperity

How does an employer keep the collective focus on work and not allow the outside world to cause problems in the workplace? If you can prevent any potential problems before they begin, you’ll be ahead of the game. Set a good example – Turns out that age-old advice to avoid discussion of politics and religion is right on target. Model the behavior you want your employees to have. Plug in – An effective leader has the pulse of the team.

You CAN Bring the Sexy Back: ‘Branding’ Employee Discipline

HR Schoolhouse

Oh sure, during the strategy phase of “employer branding” there is cursory attention paid to overall organizational culture and the end-loop/integration to the employee life cycle. “If If we recruit these people,” says Mary the HR leader, “we need to think about retaining them.” So great care is given to ensuring that the brand carries on throughout the onboarding, performance management and succession planning processes.

How to Spot Employee Theft and What You Can Do About It

Insperity

Trust is the cornerstone of all successful organizations. As a business leader you invest in your people and trust them to do a good job – and the majority of employees do just that. You can feel confident leaving your business in their hands, knowing they’re working for the good of the company. Employee theft is on the rise – it runs the gamut from stealing office supplies and padding time to committing fraud.

Technology is a Must-Have for Modern Onboarding

Rallyware

Software Gamification for Onboarding and Training. The era of globalization changes the face of businesses throughout the world. But now that our employees are scattered around the globe, new problems appear. You find the fun and – snap! –

The Unexpected Benefit the Gig Economy has on your Business

Ceridian

According to the annual report, Freelancing in America 2016 , from Upwork and the Freelancers Union, 13.5 million people took gigs outside of their primary full-time job responsibilities last year. In other words, 25% of traditionally employed full-time U.S.

Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry

Workology

The new non-profit, which recently brought on board tech leaders Ellen Pao , Tracy Chou (Pinterest) and Y-Vonne Hutchison (ReadySet), tracks diversity at tech companies and provides resources and training materials. ” And the non-profit is certainly taking it seriously.

The Key Three: Sound Like A Future Of Work Pro In 10 Minutes

SAP Innovation

This weekly post encapsulates the most intriguing and relevant Future of Work content in an easy, digestible, and fun format that makes you sound like a pro in 10 minutes! 7 Ways World Of Warcraft Builds Better Leaders. Are These The Cutest Pups In Digital?

6 Policies You Need to Start a Strong Employee Handbook

Insperity

Pave the way for a sturdy, comprehensive and legally sound employee handbook that fits your organization’s needs by including these six essential documents. Code of Conduct. Your business’s code of conduct is the first place employees should look when they have questions about ethics and compliance. The individual pieces may vary, but some of the basics include: Code of ethics. Safety in the workplace.

The Yelp Issue

HRE's The Leader Board

There may be a few HR lessons to be learned from the recent media firestorm that’s engulfed Yelp since it fired former employee Talia Ben-Ora after she wrote an open letter to Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman complaining about her low pay. “So here I am, 25-years old, balancing all sorts of debt and trying to pave a life for myself that doesn’t involve crying in the bathtub every week,” she wrote.

I applied for a job and they told my current employer, who should pay for the office candy, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m currently employed but am exploring the possibility of moving to a different part of the country and have recently been putting out applications. As it turns out, a resume I sent to one company made it into the hands of someone who used to work with my current boss. I cannot believe this woman had the audacity to respond to my application by contacting my current employer, and not me. My coworker gives me work on pieces of paper towels.

Sharing The On-Demand Economy

SAP Innovation

The motivation? To better train and develop its workforce, said CEO Gagan Biyani. These are the changes that are happening in the sharing or on-demand economy—and it’s beginning to look like the normal economy. Uber is appealing the decision.

3 tips for handling a boss’ bad behavior

O.C. Tanner

Neither friend hemmed or hawed about the issues. It was easy to compile a list: micromanaging to the extreme, publicly belittling employees and disparate treatment of team members were among the top offenses of both managers. Training.

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The Key Three: Sound Like A Future Of Work Pro In 10 Minutes

SAP Innovation

This weekly post encapsulates the most intriguing and relevant Future of Work content in an easy, digestible, and fun format that makes you sound like a pro in 10 minutes! 7 Ways World Of Warcraft Builds Better Leaders. Are These The Cutest Pups In Digital?

5 ways to create an ethical workplace culture

Unicorn HRO

Since the financial crisis in 2008, there has been increased public attention to the ethics of organizations with which people do business. Clear expectations An organizational culture should include guidelines and rules about how employees should interact with each other, interact with customers, as well as what is and is not acceptable behavior in the workplace. These are referred to as codes of conduct.

On the Guru Group

Strategic HCM

This afternoon I’m at an update meeting of the engagement ‘gurus’ supporting the UK’s Engaging for Success taskforce. The session is being led by Bob Hughes and Katie Truss. Again the report will be available in November, and I’m sure I’ll post on this too.

Increasing Gender Equality

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor featured the first seven tips from Attorney Jonathan Segal on improving gender equality. Today, the rest of the story. Again, if you audit, consider doing it in such a way that the analysis is protected by privilege. Code of conduct.

What Is Continuing Education And How Can It Help You Earn More?

Corn on the Job

Only a small minority of adults have grasped the immense value of continuing education. All things being equal—work ethic, attitude, etc—an employer will more likely promote someone who has a higher level of education and skills.