Creating a Code of Conduct for Your Small Business

Patriot Software

To guide workers on ethics and how to represent your company, consider creating a code of conduct. What is a code of conduct? A code of conduct policy is a set of rules for employees that outlines your business’s mission, values, and expectations. […]. The post Creating a Code of Conduct for Your Small Business appeared first on Payroll Tips, Training, and News.

Contractor Makes Stupid Mistake At a Client Site – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

According to the Freelancers Union, freelancers make up 35 percent of U.S. It’s a good assignment in the low $100’s. In my excitement, I sent a note to a friend, who also happens to work for the company. The language in the note was ‘locker room’. I’ve also been letting the HR rep know about my efforts to attain additional work assignments. I don’t want the company to think I’m not doing anything but sitting around sending bad emails.

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Embracing Ethical Wellness: The Employee Health Program Code of Conduct

Quizzify

The Employee Health Code of Conduct , co-authored by our very own Al Lewis, calls for employee wellness programs to commit to the improvement of employee health while avoiding harmful practices. There is a broad and enthusiastic support within the industry for such a code,” says Al. “It Our choices and frequencies of screenings are consistent with United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), CDC guidelines, and Choosing Wisely.

Is Workplace Bullying Illegal?

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace bullying is on the rise. While statistics vary, some studies reveal that nearly half of all workers in America have been affected by workplace bullying, either as a target or as a witness to abusive behavior against one of their co-workers. It might take the form of public reprimand, belittling or regularly excluding someone from meetings or social gatherings of their peers. Believe the accuser until proven otherwise.

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. Now, behavior like that is guaranteed to lead to a slap on the wrist, if not a flat-out termination. But as a younger, more social-minded generation enters the workforce, the definition of what is and isn’t acceptable in the office is evolving and expanding.

3 Key Components of a Successful Online Ethics Training Program

EverFi - HR

Ethical lapses can—and have—toppled some of the most senior executives around the country. In fact, The Washington Post reports that “more CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance.” Their improper conduct included such things as “fraud, bribery, insider trading, environmental disasters, inflated resumes or sexual indiscretions.” Their fall from favor is well documented and widely covered by the media. Learn More.

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7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. How to Deliver Compliance Training?

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. It generally consists of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training?

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What Is the Appropriate Discipline for Disrespectful Behavior – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I received a suspension for ripping company policy papers in half in front of my supervisor. A couple of days ago, I received a written warning for wearing my uniform home. During the conversation, I asked my supervisor for a copy of the company policy on uniforms. He didn’t give it to me, but instead read me the policy. Later, he gave me a copy of the policy, but since he had already read the policy to me…I didn’t need it anymore so tore it up.

Townsville’s Training Roles

PlatCore

Townsville Australia, the largest urban center north of the Sunshine Coast, operated in a highly regulated environment. Hear how they are using the PlatCore LMS to ensure the requirements of each employee is met: Read the Full Townsville Story. Welcome to the second in our ‘Built on Now’ Series. This post showcases innovative LMS functionality that this city government is pioneering to meet the diverse needs of its employees.

How on Earth Is HR Supposed to Prepare for 2021? (3 Tips)

Evil HR Lady

Neelie: Perhaps how in the ^*!&#$ We know that the fourth quarter brings performance appraisals and year-end raises, and the fiscal year ends in July, so we need to be prepared with a budget. The post How on Earth Is HR Supposed to Prepare for 2021? (3

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). Linda Itskovitz, VP of marketing for employee communications company GuideSpark, says the handbook is a very unimportant document. However, she clarifies, the information in the handbook is critical. Kill the paper.

Coaching Ethics

Center for Coaching

As is true in all professions, having and being accountable to a Code of Ethics is essential. A code of ethics provides the code of conduct for how coaches treat their clients and manage their work. About the Coaching Code of Ethics: Most businesses and professions have a code of ethics, so for many, it seems a basic necessity. Ethics protect the client. Ethics protect the coach.

Culture Scout: 4 reports of rough terrain on the road to better culture

CultureIQ

This week’s Culture Scout journeys along the rocky road to meaningful culture change. How can they dust themselves off and do it right this time? . Among his hints: “brilliant jerks” stand in the way, and you think a budget and end date for your mission can be set in stone.

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NLRB: Social media policy can’t require employees to use real names online

HR Morning

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a 2018 advice memo from its Office of General Counsel regarding “whether various Employer [CVS Health] social media rules are unlawfully overbroad“ under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The memo delivers mixed news for employers — the NLRB found that two of CVS’ social media policies did violate workers’ rights under the NLRA. What does the memo mean for your organization?

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

Patriot Software

Every business should follow a set of rules and procedures to keep operations running smoothly. Consider covering the following while creating your employee handbook. Your welcome section should give a brief introduction to your business and set the tone for the handbook. Code of conduct. The code of conduct section is a guideline on how your employees should behave, dress, and represent your business. Time off policy.

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?

Does your sexual harassment training include this important topic? If not, it should.

The Employer Handbook

More than ever, American workplaces are emphasizing diversity by targeting hires of different races, religions, ethnicities, genders, cultural and educational backgrounds, work experience, etc. Generally, this results in businesses attracting better talent, reducing turnover, and improving the brand and reputation. But, with different backgrounds may come a different appreciation of social norms. But, he stopped short of saying that he did nothing wrong.

Dealers Are Hiring HR Leaders from Outside the Auto Industry: What Your Team Can Learn

Hireology

Given the historically low unemployment rate and competitive hiring market, successful dealers recognize the importance of rethinking their recruitment marketing and hiring efforts to attract top talent. And some dealers have even taken their elevated their recruitment efforts by adding strategic leadership roles – such as VP of People and Chief Human Resources Officer. Dealers Hiring from Outside the Industry. What Your Dealership Can Learn.

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How on Earth Is HR Supposed to Prepare for 2021? (3 Tips)

Digital HR Tech

Neelie: Perhaps how in the ^*!&#$ We know that the fourth quarter brings performance appraisals and year-end raises, and the fiscal year ends in July, so we need to be prepared with a budget. Watch the figures in your area; listen to what the government says.

The Ultimate Guide to Discipline an Employee

HR Digest

Employee discipline is an unavoidable aspect of performance management. Typically, the process to discipline an employee in the workplace begins with effective communication , wherein the manager shows the right amount of trust, and gets the employee to handle workplace conflict. This begins by introducing some form of disciplinary measure, whether formal or informal, one that carries grave penalties for repeat offenders.

Linus Torvalds is back at Linux while GNU’s Stallman unveils a “kindness” policy

Fast Company The Future of Work

Linus Torvalds is apparently back at the helm of the Linux operating system he created in the early 1990s, after taking roughly a month off after complaints about his brusque, often vulgar communications style. of the software on Monday, Linux temporary leader Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote “Linus, I’m handing the kernel tree back to you” and called for the Linux community to be both more welcoming and more united.

The 5 things employees want from future employers

Teamtailor

2020 has changed the way the world works, as well as the way employees view the workplace. With physical space exchanged for digital solutions, 76% of engineers report being happier with a remote work set-up or working from home options.

8 Tips to Deal with Insubordination in the Workplace

Career Metis

Managers and other supervisors have to deal with a rather growing problem in the workplace: insubordination. The definition of insubordination states that it is direct defiance of any authority (any higher-ups) or a direct refusal to obey a completely rational and reasonable order given.

HR’s Role in Building an Ethical Company

Zenefits

Companies should avoid at all costs the 3 B’s: Bad Business Behavior. Remember the front-page allegations against Wells Fargo for opening fake customer accounts, or the price gouging antics of Mylan Pharmaceuticals? Although these enterprises were charged with different modes of misconduct, the allegations against them have one thing in common: a lack of business ethics, or a lack of a moral Code of Conduct.

Addressing Workplace Romances After #MeToo

HRWatchdog

The #MeToo movement has shined a much-needed light on unwanted and unwelcome conduct in the workplace, but consensual romantic workplace relationships continue to be a murkier topic for employers. One major fast food chain’s CEO learned recently that even consensual, romantic workplace relationships can get employees into trouble. First, if the relationship goes sour, one of the employees may file a sexual harassment or discrimination claim.

6 must-have policies for a strong employee handbook

Insperity

Outline the policies that affect your employees. Code of conduct. Your business’s code of conduct is the first place employees should look when they have questions about ethics and compliance. It’s a roadmap of how they should act, and it speaks to your company culture. Some of the basic information you’ll want to include in your code of conduct includes: Code of ethics.

Zoom Etiquette: 20 video call tips to help you put your best face forward!

HR Digest

In the latest quarter, Zoom saw daily meeting participants peak 300 million, up from 10 million before the COVID-19 crisis forced us to work from the comfort of our own homes. Today, more than two-thirds of U.S. Zoom Etiquette – Codes of Conduct.

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Why don’t some employees trust HR?

PeopleStrategy

As an HR manager for a successful business, it can feel overwhelming to be responsible for the well-being and performance of an entire organization. Both are dangerous to the company; they can cause widespread discontent as well as the loss of valuable employees. “More than 70% of surveyed tech employees said they didn’t trust their companies’ HR departments.” They also must derive actionable takeaways from what is learned.

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How should an HR Handle Employee Discipline?

Effortless HR

Employee discipline is an important parameter impacting the decorum of any workplace. It’s the prerogative of the HR to resolve employee challenges and issues while helping wedge differences between management-employees or employee-employee. What Role Doe s the HR Play? Human Resources are certainly the most important asset of an organization. The HR department has a tough task at hand managing this important resource.

Language Matters in the #MeToo Movement

WorkHuman

You can’t go online without hearing about another leader falling from grace. A company investigation found that Raj Nair’s behavior was inconsistent with the company’s culture and code of conduct, but a spokesperson declined to use specific language to elaborate on the claims. Also, a senior executive at UNICEF resigned after he acknowledged “some personal mistakes” in his previous role at another charity called Save the Children.

John Sumser: Throw away your easy button—it’s the 21st century

HRExecutive

When I look at my news feed, I see a lot of charged words that beg for a click. Headlines that drive traffic seem more important than the actual content. Attention-grabbing is at the heart of online content. Then there are the words and ideas that have the opposite effect. It’s as if there were a hidden part of language. Ethics is one of those words. The term invariably brings to mind harshly communicated rules governing conduct.

Explaining the Importance of a Workplace Investigation Process to the Board

Investipro

In this post #MeToo Era, Executives and Board Members alike may be feeling that the Sexual Harassment crisis is under control and therefore it’s back to business as usual. After all, training has been done, policies have been updated, and employees are clearly aware of the reporting process and seriousness of sexual harassment claims. The media made the need for investigations very clear for sexual harassment claims.

Explaining the Importance of a Workplace Investigation Process to the Board

Investipro

In this post #MeToo Era, Executives and Board Members alike may be feeling that the Sexual Harassment crisis is under control and therefore it’s back to business as usual. After all, training has been done, policies have been updated, and employees are clearly aware of the reporting process and seriousness of sexual harassment claims. The media made the need for investigations very clear for sexual harassment claims.

The Dos and Don’ts of Creating a Code of Ethics in the Workplace

LaborSoft

Ethics can be a highly subjective topic, and ethics in the workplace is no different. Every person seems to have a different threshold for what he/she considers to be “ethical” behavior, however it is of the utmost importance that an organization has a shared consensus of what ethical behavior is when dealing with its employees and customers. Thus, ethics should drive corporate policies and decisions in the areas of: Corporate mission, vision, and core values.

3 Ways to Find Your Core Values

Thrive Global

Is it plausible to think that these very basic principles could quite possibly be responsible for our perception of the world around us? Are they in charge of how we deal with or interact with our peers? Bavolek (1999) defined morals as a code of conduct with identified “rights and wrongs” and values as set of beliefs that have worth. By doing so, they are unable to be true to themselves which costs them the ability to find out who they truly are.

Develop a plan to address negative publicity

Business Management Daily

Employment law violations can result in lawsuits, but that isn’t the only kind of negative fallout. Employers increasingly find themselves in the crosshairs of advocacy groups and media outlets eager to expose perceived wrongdoing. Don’t hide from the exposure.

Tips for creating smart corporate holiday policies

PeopleStrategy

The holiday season is a time for celebrating with friends and family. But in the office, it can be a bit stressful when trying to navigate time-off requests, diverse religious/ethnic backgrounds and beliefs, and the always controversial office holiday party and gift-giving. The holiday season is also a very busy time of year. Don’t be surprised if every employee at your company wants time-off throughout the month of December.

HR manual versus employee handbook: What’s the difference?

Insperity

What, exactly, is the difference between an employee handbook and a human resources (HR) manual – and does your organization need both? Even though they cover many of the same topics, these documents have different purposes. Development of new processes.

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.