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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Was an employee fired for being rude … or French?

HR Morning

The restaurant says that Rey violated its code of conduct several times and received verbal and written warnings about his behavior. According to Rey, French people “tend to be more direct and expressive,” and being trained in the hospitality industry in France gave him a “direct, honest and professional personality.” ” Both the restaurant and Rey say that he was good at his job, apart from his demeanor.

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.

SME’s Guide to Creating Your First Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Curious to learn more about neuroscience and how it can help create an engaging work environment? Download our free eBook on Neuroscience in the Workplace ! This might sound alarmist, but what does the alternative look like? What Areas Should the Employee Handbook Cover?

Sonia Speaks: Employee Advocacy: How to Walk the Talk

SocialChorus

The free ebook published by IC Kollectif, Disrupting the Function of IC: A Global Perspective , provides a rich source of insight into the forces at work in the internal communications industry today. But of course, not everyone’s workplace is so harmonized.

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Verbal Abuse in the Workplace

HSD Metrics

Quite often, supervisors, managers and senior managers don’t realize the impact that shouting, swearing and name-calling have on employees. Because of this damage and the costs of employee turnover and low morale, HR managers must take workplace bullying seriously.

3 S’s of cubicle etiquette: How to thrive in close quarters

Insperity

In an era when the corner office has gone the way of the dodo bird, cubicle etiquette has become a hot topic. Companies of all sizes are increasingly opting for open work environments that cost less to build out while maximizing real estate. But a lack of walls also means a lack of privacy, which can lead to employee frustration and difficulties concentrating. Think of it as an extension of a professional code of conduct or a dress code policy.

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.

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.

The Yelp Issue

HRExecutive

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.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Yet, anecdotes abound of poor treatment and discrimination in the tech industry due to race, gender, sexual orientation, and more. It is possible the competitive job market is to blame. Crunch the Numbers.

Sex Sting Creates a Hornet’s Nest for South Dakota Employer

HR Daily Advisor

An employee was netted in a sex sting after he arranged for an escort while he was off duty. Instead of finding love, he found himself suspended from his job—and eventually terminated. Was the employee entitled to unemployment benefits?

New Year, New Weight Loss Challenge? Think Again.

Quizzify

We’ve talked about the additional liability employers could assume if they don’t address the likely rules changes that will be generated by AARP v. One source of that liability? They are the most likely to be harmed. Joan The whole experience was a nightmare.

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.

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 .

More Companies Cite Success and Satisfaction with Automated Policy Management Systems

HR Daily Advisor

New survey findings show that an increasing number of companies are embracing automated policy management systems—even as some organizations are still slow in adopting a more proactive approach to policies.

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.

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.

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.

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?

3 Technology Tools That Can Reduce the Risk of an Employee Lawsuit or Settlement | Laborsoft

LaborSoft

Employee grievances , arbitration , and litigation have increased exponentially over the last 5 years. Google, Walmart, and Bank of America (to name a few) have all felt the sting of legal woes to the tune of monetary losses and damaged reputations. If found liable, companies stand to lose millions in revenue, partnerships, and the expensive buy back of character with regards to public relations and redemption.

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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.

Workday Receives EU Approval on Binding Corporate Rules

Workday

With the May 25 effective date of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fast approaching, data protection is top of mind for Workday’s customers. Over the past few months, we’ve outlined our privacy-by-design program and provided an overview of our data transfer mechanisms. Simply put, BCRs are a detailed code of conduct that governs the processing and transfer of personal data within a multinational company.

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.

Verbal Abuse in the Workplace

HSD Metrics

Quite often, supervisors, managers and senior managers don’t realize the impact that shouting, swearing and name-calling have on employees. Because of this damage and the costs of employee turnover and low morale, HR managers must take workplace bullying seriously.

Best Technology for Managing Human Resources Information

G2 Crowd

Your HR department is the venerable backbone of your organization, working tirelessly to oversee the employee information and the fine print of running a company. Even at a small company, this is a ton of information to gather and keep organized.

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.

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?