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.

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 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?

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.

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?

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.

What happened when the “anti-Uber” hired an ex-Uber CTO

Fast Company The Future of Work

Hello Alfred, the personal concierge service that assists city dwellers with in-home services like laundry and groceries, is setting its sights high. The New York-based startup already operates in nine cities and now, with another $40 million in the bank , has plans to expand to 25 cities.

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.

Should you include freelancers in your talent development program?

Fast Company The Future of Work

Freelancing is on the rise–and so is integration of freelancers into organizational teams. The “2018 Future Workforce” report from freelancing website Upwork, released in February, found that 59% of hiring managers are using flexible talent–freelancers, temporary, and agency workers–which is more than double the 2017 percentage (24%). At the same time, Americans have embraced freelancing as a career choice. The U.S.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Workday’s Privacy Principles in the Era of Intelligent Technologies

Workday

Privacy continues to be front and center on the global stage, with the advent of the General Data Protection Regulation , the growing momentum for U.S. At Workday, we welcome this renewed attention, as privacy protections have been a fundamental component of Workday’s services from our very beginning. To power these technologies, multiple data sources are brought together to generate insights and make predictions across a wide range of use cases.

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?

Reducing Risk Hiring Startup Employees

Spark Hire

Running a business will always include a fair amount of risk. Entrepreneurship itself combines the risk-taking ability of an individual with factors of production to generate profits. Guidelines are put in place to ensure the hiring process is fair for all candidates.

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.