Everything to know about Human Resource Management


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. The Workforce is today one of the most critical company asset and organizations are paying a lot of attention in building and cultivating a strong asset in them. What is Human Resource Management?

Best Human Resources Book You Should Read in 2020


Human resource management is a field that experiences change rapidly. Any professional worth their salt knows that arming himself/herself with knowledge is the most effective way of staying competitive and fresh. This is why it’s important to separate the gems from the riff-raff.


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Holiday Parties and Harassment

HR Counselor's Corner

By Derek Ross, HR Consultant, East Coast Risk Management . It’s that time of the year again when companies are throwing holiday parties to thank their employees and celebrate the season! But with holiday parties come the potential for a few legal pitfalls for employers.

“Discrimination Against LGBTQ Workers is Illegal” Rules Supreme Court


The Supreme Court recently ruled that sex discrimination, as outlined in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. If not, you may be treading on a sex discrimination claim. Per the U.S.

Can Human Resources Be a Growth Driver? Yes.


When you think of revenue drivers in your company, you probably don’t consider those one or two beleaguered human resource folks as bringing in the big bucks. Human resource professionals should be a critical component of your company’s growth strategy. Bringing in the Talent. If you don’t have talented folks filling your office, you aren’t going to be able to carry out your business plan (no matter how airtight it might be). Drive the Train(ing).

Netchex Multiplex: HR Strategies for the Worst Movie Bosses

Netchex HR Blog

In movies, it’s relatable and sympathetic to root for the protagonist against their boss. Throughout the years, there have been countless bad guy bosses in movies. While some are more memorable than others, most movie bosses fall into one of the several distinct categories.

Netchex Multiplex: How would HR handle your favorite movie characters?

Netchex HR Blog

They still slip through the cracks occasionally and get hired. Problem employees can be frustrating and exhausting for HR, managers, and their fellow employees. Knowing HR strategies on how to handle these troublesome employees is just as important as avoiding them in the first place.

Workplace Harassment: A Q&A With Lori

HR Topics

In today’s world, workplace harassment is a hot topic and one that likely will continue to be. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sets the official definition as “unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Workplace harassment can include anything from unwanted sexual attention, bullying, intimidation and other behaviors. Lead from the top.

8 HR Nightmares & How to Avoid Them


Chilling ghost stories are a guilty pleasure, but horrifying HR nightmares are no laughing matter. 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. Documentation is a necessary evil in the workplace.

Sexual harassment in the workplace: a prevention checklist


Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious issue that can be detrimental to your employees—both emotionally and professionally—as well as a serious legal issue for your business. Many states have sexual harassment laws that require employees to receive training. .

Federal Law Breakdown: How Many Employees?


When you’re busy getting orders out the door, the last thing you want to worry about is knowing which federal law applies to your business. While several laws don’t kick in until your company grows, most federal laws are enacted the moment you have just one employee.

HR Glossary of Terms


ATS, employee handbook, HRIS, workers’ comp … there are plenty of acronyms and terms in the HR world to know and stay on top of. Whatever your situation is, we’ve got the ultimate HR glossary to help! Ban the Box. Cross Training. Harassment.

Workplace Discrimination and Harassment: Are Your Managers Ready?


New lawsuits from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – such as the recent sexual orientation cases covered by the mainstream media) – may have you asking: What are some things that my managers can do to avoid them? Training is the answer. They’ll be the ones receiving and processing the complaints. 8 Key Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) training topics for managers. Here’s a list of the key topics.

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. Human resources (HR) encompass a broad range of topics, everything from recruiting through retirement that has to do with your employees. And, like most things in life, HR can be significantly impacted by technology, media and seemingly, ever-changing laws.

#MeToo and the Workplace: HR and Sexual Harassment Policy


#MeToo and the Workplace. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, HR and employee relations managers were sent scrambling. sexual harassment and/or discrimination has always been under the purview of HR, it has become a necessity for HR departments to not only tighten up or edify. In fact, more than half of businesses surveyed in 2018 reported plans of changing sexual harassment policies and how claims are filed and dealt with.

The Tone Starts at the Top: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training


Statistics show that sexual harassment remains a big problem for employers. Sexual harassment is not a problem of the past. Lately, it seems that not a week goes by without another news report on allegations of rampant harassment at high-profile companies. Most employers are well aware that sexual harassment is unlawful under both California and federal law, but that doesn’t seem to stop the problem from occurring. What tone is being set at the office?

HRCI Changes Requirements for PHR, SPHR Recertification Starting 2021


Every so often HRCI, the Human Resources Certification Institute, changes the requirements for its exams. For instance, in 2018 the exam body of knowledge changed the most it had since I got my PHR back in 2009. New HR Certification Ethics Requirement.

How HR Should Handle Age Discrimination in the Workplace


Ageism is alive and growing in the workplace despite the best efforts of Human Resources to minimize such occurrences. When faced with an age discrimination complaint HR administrators and office managers must proceed with the utmost caution and diligence. Your primary goal will be a swift resolution and to avoid lengthy and expensive litigation that could result in much more than a settlement. It could cost the company your reputation.

HR Consulting Firms for Small Businesses: 15 Leading Experts

Astron Solutions

Effective human resources policies are probably one of the most important investments that any small business can make in its ability to continue growing! We’ve written before on the purpose of compensation consulting and some top providers in that space. Today, we’ll be doing the same for the much broader category of human resources consulting for small businesses. Top HR consulting firms by specialty. SevenStar HR.

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Transgender Rights in the Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

By the HR team at East Coast Risk Management. In the summer of 2020, in the landmark case of Bostock v. The ruling has been hailed as one of the most important legal decisions regarding LGBTQ rights in the United States. The U.S.

Nearly Three out of Four Sexual Harassment Victims Don’t Report It


Even with the recent #MeToo movement, a majority of workplace sexual harassment victims do not report the incident. The #MeToo movement has swept through the nation and raised awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace. Yet, a new CareerBuilder survey shows that the vast majority (72 percent) of those who have been sexually harassed at work don’t report the incident. The Harassed and the Harassers.

Workplace sexual harassment: what it is and how to combat it


Growing public conversations around workplace sexual harassment highlight a harrowing reality: It’s both widespread and frequently mishandled. How do you discern the difference between harassment and conduct that is merely inappropriate? Defining workplace sexual harassment.

Number of the Day: HR Tech countdown


190: Days until the 2021 HR Technology Conference & Exposition begins The virtual Spring HR Tech Conference wrapped up Friday, after four jam-packed days of keynotes, demos, tech talks and other sessions full of insights and trends for HR leaders and technologists.

What’s Top-of-Mind Today Regarding Diversity, Inclusion, and Harassment in the Workplace?

EverFi - HR

Many of these inequities have been illuminated by the disparate impact of the global pandemic, the resulting mental health crisis that is affecting communities in uneven ways, and the social justice movement. COVID-19, Remote Work, and Workplace Harassment.

Harassment: Not Just a Buzzword, Its Liability


The continued momentum of the #metoo movement has made workplace harassment a buzzword not just thrown around by your surly HR rep, but one that we are all acutely aware of. However, the term shouldn’t be relegated to just a buzzword given the high legal stakes associated with running afoul of anti-harassment policies. In terms of liability, the EEOC isn’t messing around. Call us at 800-400-1968 to learn more.

In ‘Landmark’ Ruling, Court Says Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Illegal

HR Daily Advisor

Federal nondiscrimination law prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a federal appeals court ruled for the first time on April 4. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upended 3 decades of precedent and set the issue up for review by the U.S. Brenneman , a partner at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP , and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. First, the U.S.

Following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, what challenges do HR now face?


You would have had to have been living under a rock to have missed the #metoo movement and the aftermath. Thankfully, strength comes in numbers and as so many people took to social media to protest, others who had remained quiet for so long finally gained the courage to speak out.

2016; An Example of Need for Harassment Prevention.


Looking back on 2016, I was saddened by the onslaught of news stories covering lawsuits and settlements related to sexual harassment and discrimination. Of course there were the big suits that received most of the media attention, Fox News, Chipotle Grill, Mc Donald’s Corp., But it seemed that the small to mid-sized companies were seeing an abundance of claims as well. According to the EEOC, over 20% of the harassment claims filed include male victims.

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


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. Zippia, Provider of an Online Tool to Help People Plan their Careers, Raises $8.5m Hungary-based HR Tech Startup Talentuno Raises €4M in Funding. Get the Agenda.

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! What is an HR generalist? What does an HR generalist do? How to become an HR generalist? What is an HR Generalist? What Does an HR Generalist Do?

#HotInHR: How to Combat Sexual Harassment at Work, Corporate America’s Biggest Lie, US Labor Market Update


Get HR Funding News Delivered To Your Inbox. Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Employees of Big French Cleaning Company Win Sexual Harassment Case (New York Times). 5 Simple Things Any Executive Can Do to Combat Sexual Harassment at Work (Fortune). Speakers on a Monday afternoon panel at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Learn more. .

In-depth: 7 big lessons from Spring HR Tech


It’s undoubtedly been one of the hardest years in history for organizations, and for HR leaders tasked with guiding companies and employees during the pandemic that has impacted nearly every facet of the workplace. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from the event.

The Importance for HR Managers to Understand the Law

Get Hppy

The job of HR managers is not just limited to hiring competent staff, ensuring a healthy work culture, and conducting appraisals. Knowing the laws will help them take steps against discrimination, abuse, avoid liability and handle legal issues in human resource management. .

Love Continues to Bloom at Work


On Valentine’s Day, consumers plan to spend $7.78 on their significant other, which can sometimes be the same person. Only 51 percent of Americans plan to celebrate, but they plan to spend more money and not just on gifts for their sweethearts. As people grow older, they are more likely to have a relationship with a co-worker — only 30 percent aged 18-21 have engaged in a work relationship as compared to 72 percent over the age of 50.

HR Tech Conference 2021: Looking ahead to ‘finally getting back to our lives’


By now I hope you have heard the news that the HR Technology Conference and Exposition ® is returning to a live, in-person format this fall, Sept. I recall vividly the last industry event I attended in person: the Ultimate Software Connections event in Las Vegas that month.