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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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?

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).

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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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 Reasons Your LMS Should Be On ServiceNow

PlatCore LMS

What is a Learning Management System (LMS)? Before we jump into why you want ServiceNow based LMS, let’s start with a shared understanding of what an LMS is. At its core, an LMS manages training in your organization. Training Assignment.

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.

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.

Webinar on Demand: Michael Rasmussen on SMR/CR Compliance

Mitratech

We were delighted last week to host Michael Rasmussen, the “Father of GRC,” as the featured presenter at our webinar on SMR/CR compliance: Senior Management Regime – the Next Level of Maturity. Watch the Webinar.

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.

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 .

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends for 2019

EverFi - HR

You’ve probably heard about its importance, but what is the purpose of corporate social responsibility (CSR)? Consumers have become more aware of the motives behind the businesses they frequent and want the companies they support to share their ideas, invest in positive non-profits, and make good choices for their employees and the environment. Looking for the next big thing in corporate social responsibility?

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.

HR Department Best Set up Guide for Startups (2019)

CuteHR

The startup wave in the world has picked up over the last decade and is defining the Financial precedence. ‘We We have a Million Problems, but at the same time we have over a billion minds’ – Narendra Modi, PM, India. Retention of Talent.

10 Ways To Instill Work Ethics among Employees in the Workplace

Vantage Circle

Sports legends like Serena Williams, Michael Jordan achieved amazing feats in their career because of their hard work, perseverance, and discipline. Work ethics is basically a set of moral principles or values that an employee abides by and uses in the performance of his job.

Zero Tolerance

HRO Today

People do their best work when they’re supported socially, so the opposite must also be true: Interpersonal strife interferes with achievement. This is why the topic of bullying, whether in the academic or professional sphere, has come to the forefront in the past 30 years.

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.

The Advantages of Using Cloud Based HR Software for your Business

HR Software

In the past, human resource departments were probably characterized by stacks of dusty folders where human resource policies, employee reviews, codes of conduct, and other strategic documents were stored. Trying to find and make use of some of those documents was an exercise in and of itself. Simply put, digital HR is the process of transforming human resources processes and services with the use of digital technologies.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Leading Vendors Announce Quizzify Partnerships to Satisfy Forthcoming Wellness Incentive Rules

Quizzify

Quizzify is announcing agreements today with four cutting-edge partners to serve as value-added resellers, and provide them with a “safe harbor” following the recent dramatic and surprising federal court ruling in AARP v. EEOC and want to get out ahead of it to protect their customers.”

How Hospital Human Resources Can Benefit Patient Satisfaction Scores

Hospital Recruiting

The reality of any service industry is knowing how to manage a customer base and handle complaints. Not only can profitability be affected, but patients may also raise concerns in their survey about particular employees or contractors who work for the facility.

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.

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.”

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! –

ROAR Uncovers the Secret to Organizational Resiliency

Saba

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.

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.