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.

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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.

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.

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.

Employee or Friend: How to Set Boundaries at Work

HR Digest

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spends 44 hours per week or 8.8 And today’s workplace culture has evolved than yesteryears when employees spent their entire lives confined in one cubicle without once learning the name of their work-neighbor.

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 to negotiate a higher salary

HR Digest

Let’s first set the record straight. Salary negotiation is a completely normal and acceptable part of the employment process. Your salary is more than a figure that gets deposited in the bank account. It costs the U.S. Do research on the job position.

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.

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.

How Cynthia Marshall Transformed the Dallas Mavericks’ Toxic Culture in 100 Days

Linkedin Talent Blog

Less than a year into her retirement from being the SVP of HR at AT&T, Cynthia Marshall ’s phone began to ring. Her husband held out the phone and told her it was Mark Cuban asking for her. Today, 50% of the Mavs’ leaders are women, and 47% are people of color.

Still no social media policy? Where to start

Stratus

Social media use in the office. Face it – the chances that all of your employees have some form of social media is extremely high. Starting from the applicant phase, you can view a person’s social profile to learn about their character and professionalism.

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).

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.

The Need for Ethical Leadership in the Workplace

Business2Community Leadership

The structure of your business and the use of “ethical managers” are big determinants of business success. This term stems from Luke Andreski’s article “ Ethics in the Workplace: The Ethical Manager. ” There was a time when ethical practices of business managers weren’t emphasized as being of importance in the workplace. No longer should unethical practices be seen as profitable but, instead, the opposite.

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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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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 .

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.

Develop an Organizational Culture and Understand It’s Implications

CuteHR

It is the people that make an organization. Even by hiring the best talent, putting in the necessary effort and walking an extra mile for their growth, development, training or onboarding won’t suffice, if organizational culture is not conducive enough.

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.

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.

How to fire an employee

Workable

You certainly don’t think about the moment you’ll break up. But you also don’t want to fall into the trap of getting it over with as soon as possible. And in case of large-scale layoffs , problems could escalate quickly. Scenario 1: When you use the element of surprise.

An Essential Guide for First-Time Managers (Who Never Got the Rulebook on Managing)

Thrive Global

This isn’t subjective: 82 percent of companies fail to put the right person in managerial roles, according to Gallup research. But to be fair, it’s not always the manager’s fault that they fall short. How do you think that meeting went?”)

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.

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.

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.”

Building A High Trust Organisation

HR Management

Over the past couple of decades, compliance has been categorised as a defensive play in the realm of workplace relations and safety. For example, the statement “we must prevent physical injury at work” has long been a non-negotiable, and that is why work health and safety regimes will continue to carry a compliance label. We have a growing focus on the mental health and wellbeing of our people, both at home and in the workplace.

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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.

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?

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.

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.