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.

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?

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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.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. It generally consists 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. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training?

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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 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?

John Sumser: Throw away your easy button—it’s the 21st century

HRExecutive

When I look at my news feed, I see a lot of charged words that beg for a click. Headlines that drive traffic seem more important than the actual content. Attention-grabbing is at the heart of online content. It’s as if there were a hidden part of language.

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. billion due to lost productivity.

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.

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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Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments

SuccessFactors

Most methods used by private equity (PE) firms for enhancing business value, beyond pure financial engineering, involve optimizing people management in some way, such as restructuring teams, bringing in new talent, refreshing training programs, or modifying incentive structures.

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.

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.

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 .

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. Theoretically, such spaces are meant to foster collaboration and break down barriers that hamper creativity and productivity. Think of it as an extension of a professional code of conduct or a dress code policy.

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. Adjacent to EQ is LQ: the love quotient.

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.

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.

10 Places to Find US: 2019 HR Trends Edition

Ultimate Software

Back in 2017, we debuted our “10 Places to Find US” series, designed to showcase some of the most pertinent thought leadership and news in the HR community. But before embarking on entrepreneurship, she (like most of us) experienced gender bias and inequality.

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.

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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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.

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.

How to fire an employee

Workable

You certainly don’t think about the moment you’ll break up. Surely, no one likes breakups, but sometimes it’s exactly what you need to do – so that you keep your business productive and your workplace healthy. And in case of large-scale layoffs , problems could escalate quickly.

4 Situations Where Firing an Employee Is the Right Call

POPinNow

One of the hardest tasks that a manager is responsible for is letting people go. No one wants to be the bearer of bad news, but firing employees who no longer serve the company is important for future growth and success. Being the one responsible for delivering this bad news puts you in a difficult situation, but it helps to recognize that you’re doing what’s best for the company in the long run. Evaluate the Situation.

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.

Our Perspective on the Future of Privacy Legislation

Workday

At Workday, privacy isn’t just a word, it’s an action—in fact, it’s a broad range of actions that we undertake on a daily basis. As we’ve previously detailed , privacy protections have been a fundamental component of our services since day one. Building on our robust privacy program , and the key privacy principles we embrace in our efforts to support customers, we’ve been working with policymakers and technology industry leaders to provide adequate protection for all.

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 Advantages of Using Cloud Based HR Software for your Business

Mitrefinch

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.

“A leader needs to be a leader, not a manager”, With Clara Arroyave of PlaceMe

Thrive Global

I encourage the PlaceMe team to. do whatever they need to accomplish their tasks instead of waiting for. As a part of my series about strong female leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Clara Arroyave. An active member of. It was quite the.

The Very Real Dangers of AI and How HR Tech Vendors Can Fight Them

Business2Community

We work with a LOT of Artificial Intelligence Recruiting plays and one of the things you realize as you do is that HR and Talent Acquisition are not welcoming these tools with open arms. One fear that marketers often cite is the fear that AI will cost recruiters their jobs.

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.

Technology is a Must-Have for Modern Onboarding

Rallyware for Human Resources

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! –

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.”