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. […].

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’.

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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.

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.

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.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

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?

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.

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.

A Day in the Life of a Health Care Industry Compliance Manager

Cornerstone On Demand

Karen Shell watched intently when the Senate Judiciary Committee held confirmation hearings in January for the next U.S. It's impossible to follow the rules if you don't know what they are and how they change," says Shell. We also use technology to train and inform employees.

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.

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).

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.

Can AI be Ethical?

Ultimate Software

2018 was filled with machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) news and controversies, from the coverage of U.S. Department of Defense’s Project Maven to shareholder outrage at Amazon after it provided its facial recognition software to law enforcement officials.

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. But, with different backgrounds may come a different appreciation of social norms.

Three Ways Metrics Can Help Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

No company wants to end up in the headlines for a code of conduct violation, or for not updating its policies based on the latest legislation. But unfortunately, even after organizations spend significant amounts of time and money on compliance, slip-ups happen.

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. Ethics policies should be an embedded part of the corporate culture , and it is cursory for them to be incorporated into an employee handbook or laid out in an explicit code of conduct.

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. Dealers Hiring from Outside the Industry.

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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?

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.

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.

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.

Ok, let’s see how you guys did on yesterday’s social media policy quiz

The Employer Handbook

That’s the one where you were shown 11 common social media policies and had to decide which ones the National Labor Relations Board’s Office of General Counsel would conclude were lawful. What I’ll do below is highlight the policies that tripped up most of you.

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.

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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3 Steps for Effective and Ethical Goal Planning

Reflektive

It’s not always about the destination. The journey counts too. While every organization is goal-driven, the process used to achieve a goal is equally important to the overall well-being of the company and its employees.

Language Matters in the #MeToo Movement

Globoforce

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.

Common HR Department Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Get Hppy

Every business needs to master the art of juggling for it to be successful. Every department is essential in ensuring the success of a business, but most entrepreneurs ignore the human resource department when other things are flowing smoothly.

New Hire Checklist Template: Your employee’s first day, week, and month

HR Partner

To ensure your employee’s start is seamless, we’ve prepared a new hire checklist template to ensure nothing falls through the cracks. There’s a lot to consider when onboarding a new employee, but if you have a good process, like the new hire checklist template here, you can minimize the stress (and demonstrate that you and your organization are on top of your HR!). Get the New Hire Checklist Template here (it’s free).

Primark Stores Recruits New Employee Relations Manager, Brooklyn Location

GattiHR

Primark Stores Recruits New Employee Relations Manager, Brooklyn Location Gatti & Associates Assists Primark Stores in Recruiting Key Member of Their HR Team. Primark was first established in Dublin in 1969 and currently has over 350 stores across the UK, Ireland, Europe and the USA. Like almost every other fashion retailer on the high street, Primark clothes are made in countries including Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and China. Learn More.

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.

How many of you would risk the retaliation claim here? (I would)

The Employer Handbook

One of your employees just complained about discrimination in the workplace. A few days or weeks later, s/he violates your work rules and you have clear grounds to fire the employee. Do you fire the employee and risk the retaliation claim?

8 HR Tech Trends of 2019

CakeHR

After 2018 has proven to be the year of addressing the serious issues surrounding equality, diversity, inclusion and sexual harassment, 2019’s focus has shifted to include solutions to these problems with help from HR software, automated systems and AI tools.

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Yes, It’s Okay to Mess Up: Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Bonusly

It was day six of a seven-day whitewater rafting course with the Colorado Outward Bound School , where I worked as an instructor. I had handed over control of our boat to one of my participants—let’s call him Mike—to guide us through the day’s whitewater.

Are public rating sites going to put an end to jerk managers?

OmegaHR Solutions

Will public rating of managers put an end to jerk managers? I read an article that had the title The Era of the Jerk Manager is over. The reasons given by Scott Nelson, however, did not include the one that I feel will be the primary driver of this phenomenon.

Ethics Rising: 4 Takeaways From 2018 SCCE CEI

Mitratech

In looking back at SCCE’s 17th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute , held in Las Vegas this year, I have to say it was one of the best SCCE CEI events I and other members of the Mitratech team have attended in recent years. The takeaway?