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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. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective?

11 steps that you can take now to reduce harassment in your workplace

The Employer Handbook

That sounds more “glass-half-full” than “ Don’t be like the Dallas Mavericks: 11 ways to avoid a Sports Illustrated report chronicling twenty years of allegations of sexual harassment and mismanagement in your workplace. But, the franchise has a long way to go.

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Using Data to Prevent Workplace Harassment

EverFi - HR

It is widely understood that an organization will not be successful–and certainly will not grow and thrive–without robust data on all aspects of its operations. In business, organizations routinely gather and study data about sales, production, margin, and customer satisfaction to name just a few; in higher education, metrics around admissions, graduation rates, endowment, and student satisfaction are carefully monitored. Workplace Data Sources and How to Use Them.

Everything to know about Human Resource Management

CuteHR

People are crucial to the success of any organization and are not merely means to achieve end objectives and goals of the company. With globalization, Human Resource Management or Personnel Management as it was called in earlier days has transformed. Training & Development.

Top 10 ways to curb harassment, from EEOC task force

HR Morning

Over the past year-and-a-half, an EEOC task force has been charged with putting together best practices for how employers can stymie workplace harassment. Ways to attack the problem. The result? The highlights: Start at the top. Get data.

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? Anti-harassment.

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Human Resources: Helpful or Horrible?

Zenefits

A quick Google search reveals the deep mistrust employees have for human resources — there are countless Reddit threads and Quora comments from everyday workers sharing their stories about how HR’s only function is to protect the company. At least – that is the perception.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Y’all must work in the most compliant workplace in America. Speaking of which… Last Friday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. In 2019, the agency recovered $68.2M By U.S.

Calling All Companies: It’s Time to Get Real About Sexual Harassment

Mitratech

Let’s talk about sex (-ual harassment)! In fact, 81 percent of women and 43 percent of men have experienced some form of sexual harassment in their lifetime, according to a survey conducted by nonprofit organization Stop Street Harassment. We’ve all seen the headlines recently.

Sexual Harassment and HR’s Perception Problem

i4cp

Here we are, six months after the #metoo hashtag caught fire. What progress has been made (if any) in terms of how organizations are responding to claims of transgressive behavior in the workplace? As i4cp reported earlier this year, the results of a pulse survey we fielded on the topic of sexual harassment and how organizations are responding to the issue identified distinct areas that can and should be improved upon, starting with HR.

Friday Five: Human and Non-Human Resources

Workology

Human resources is an increasingly data and technology-driven field. Strategic HR requires smart, big data analytics. So this week I thought we’d look at HR and technology (as opposed to HR tech) and the intersection of human and not so human resources.

What to Know about the New California Sexual Harassment Training Regulations

Zenefits

Do you conduct business in the state of California? Due to recent legislation, California businesses have a deadline of January 1, 2020, to enstate new sexual harassment policies. The change to the policy includes a new requirement for sexual harassment training. Read on to learn how to create a successful California sexual harassment training policy. California Sexual Harassment Training. Important Training Components.

Harassment in the workplace is an epidemic. It’s time to treat it that way.

EverFi - HR

It’s that time of the year again: flu season. As the air grows colder and people spend more time together indoors, organizations en masse are offering flu shots to their employees, hanging posters in bathrooms and break rooms with tips for guarding against the flu and preventing its spread (Wash your hands! Why don’t we address harassment in the workplace like we do the flu, with this same prevention-focused approach?

5 HR Trends and Best Practices

Tandem HR

Keeping a pulse on the management, compliance and best practices associated with your most valuable assets – your human resources – is crucial when striving to become an exceptional workplace. You also need to remain compliant throughout the process to avoid litigation or hefty fines.

#HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1% of Civil Rights Lawsuits

HRmarketer

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Every Generation Wants Meaningful Work — but Thinks Other Age Groups Are in It for the Money – HBR. The first week of August is National Simplify Your Life week.

Don’t Rewrite Your Policy Manuals, Just Do This Instead…

PerformanceICreate

Stop Discriminating! Now that it’s February and all the new year’s articles are out about updates to policy manuals, I am here to remind you that policies are pretty much worthless. They are worse than the mission statements on transparency and integrity that are projected on the lobby wall while people continue to hide things and lie. Especially when they sit in a notebook in the bottom drawer or 8 clicks into the employee portal.

The Failures of Bias Training, and What You Should be Doing Instead

TrustRadius HR

Last year, Starbucks made headlines for closing over 8,000 stores to conduct anti-bias training in response to a racial bias scandal. Starbucks’s response this discrimination, mandatory training, is a common response to social injustice in the business world.

8 HR Nightmares & How to Avoid Them

Rise

Terrifying tales of irretrievable paperwork and staffing shortages can cause human resources managers hours upon hours of headaches and hair pulling. Luckily, when equipped with the right strategies, you can prevent these scenarios from becoming a recurring nightmare in your workplace.

A Full Guide to the HR Generalist

Digital HR Tech

The HR generalist is probably the most varied HR professional out there. In this article, we will answer what an HR generalist is, what he or she does, how to become one, how much you earn as a generalist, and all the other information that you’ll want to know!

4 HR Trends That Will Impact Your Workplace Culture in 2020

EverFi - HR

So, what are the top HR trends that will lend to building a positive work culture in 2020 and beyond? Here are four of the hottest employee experience topics that HR professionals will be tasked with addressing in the next decade: Retaliation in the Workplace. Harassment Prevention Training. Data Transparency. Retaliation in the Workplace. Learn More! Harassment Prevention Training. Data Transparency.

Building Your Company Culture and Employee Engagement Dashboard

CultureIQ

Despite the fact that human resources has long been considered a “soft science,” 82 percent of business leaders believe that culture is a potential competitive advantage, and more than 50 percent are trying to change their culture in reaction to changes in talent markets and competition.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

LifeSpeak

Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. This is a significant missed opportunity for the other 43%, because the same survey found that “ 67% of job seekers believe diversity is an important factor when considering companies and job offers.” Inviting candidates from different walks of life to an interview is a great step, but it’s not the only way to improve workplace diversity.

Most Important Developments In HR This Year

GetFive

As 2020 approaches, we at GetFive are looking back at the year that was, through the lens of HR. Events of 2019 Shook Companies To Their Core – HR Was Right In The Middle. And quite the year it has been. Turns out the U.S. Her learning mantra? Learn.

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Navigating AI’s expanding role in the world of HR

HRExecutive

The debate over artificial intelligence’s role in HR—from recruiting to workforce planning to performance—has become moot: There’s no doubt that AI has arrived and is expanding rapidly in the HR space. Define the Goals. What is the appropriate ethical use of that data?”

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The ClearCompany Authoritative Guide to HR Technology Terms

ClearCompany HRM

When you’re unsure of the difference between API and RSS, grab this resource to help you keep it all straight (and help you pick the best HR tech solution for your company). Fun fact: Did you know the average company has 31 systems in its HR tech stack?

How employees respond to disruptive workplace behavior

PI Worldwide

This was a key finding of the recent study, Why US Workers Remain Silent About Disruptive Behavior at Work , conducted by Warble. According to the study, 63% of respondents witnessed behavior at work that was disruptive to culture, productivity, and/or the business, but did not report it to management or HR. As defined by the study, this behavior included a number of disruptions, including those caused by discrimination, poor management, sexual harassment, fraud, and theft.

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When should you hire an HR manager, if at all?

Insperity

With that success comes the question: When should you hire a human resources (HR) manager? It’s best to have a strong HR presence early in your company’s life to establish company mission, vision, values, culture and vital HR infrastructure, which can have a lasting impact on the success of your employees and your business. Around the time your company hits fifty employees, things change, and there are regulations that you must comply with that weren’t previously applicable.

Recap at Summer Break: Employment Bills Remain

HRWatchdog

The following list summarizes CalChamber’s top priority employment-related bills and their status as of July 6. On the plus side was the passage of a CalChamber-sponsored job creator that enables businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders.

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EEOC Provides Guidance on Mental Health Conditions and Work

HRWatchdog

Many mental health conditions, such as major depression, post-traumatic stress and other conditions, are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Examples can include modified work schedules or time off. ” The guidance is written in question and answer format.

5 Reasons Your Retention Rate Is So Low

Get Hppy

With the unemployment rate hovering at an historic low of 4.1% and the department of labor reporting average job tenure declining, retaining the employees you have is much more important now than it was a few years ago. Reason 2: They Just Don’t See the Benefit.

Gender Fluidity and HR: Moving Beyond M/F Labeling (i4cp login required)

i4cp

How are organizations acknowledging heightening awareness and evolving understanding of gender, identity, and orientation in the workplace? Is HR adjusting by expanding beyond the typical M/F labels in policies, practices, and metrics?

EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

Sterling Talent Solutions

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal anti-discrimination laws which apply to hiring, wages and benefits. The EEOC has two roles: prevention of law violations in the form of outreach, education and assistance programs, and enforcement by investigating, settling or litigating the laws. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for 2018 to 2022.

Tips for conducting internal investigations

Sage HRMS

Most human resources managers hope they will never have to deal with a workplace investigation. If companies fail to do a good enough job, it can be a problem for the company. Just carrying out the investigation isn't always enough; it needs to be done thoroughly.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. To find out you have to look at the root causes.

How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically

Precheck

Nurses are a critical part of the healthcare workforce, so the ongoing nursing shortage is a big challenge. Problems with the work environment were a major contributor to this restlessness, especially the lack of appropriate staffing.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

HRmarketer

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. HR Path Raises 100 Million Euros and Targets a Global Leadership in Services Dedicated to Human Resources.

Lonely, Burned Out, and Depressed: The State of Millennials’ Mental Health Entering the 2020s

Thrive Global

Millennials are changing the way people look at and talk about mental health. Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials ( defined by the Pew Research Center as the cohort turning ages 23 to 38 in 2019). The overall rate increased from 3 to 4.4%