Employee Relations: The four pillars you must know


You would hear big companies tell and take pride in the fact that the employees are their greatest assets. However, there is still a lag in employee relations, which is undermining productivity in the workspace. . “Relationship” issues are highly detrimental in the workspace, either amongst the employees or between an employee and the manager. Employee relations influences nearly every human resource decision made in an organization.

Employee Relations Trends and Technology for 2021


I think it goes without saying, 2020 presented some of the biggest challenges to HR and HR management that have been seen in years. Fortunately, labor and employee relations software has been evolving and improving as well. Employees Relations


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Helping Employees Relate: 5 Ways to Build Stronger Teams


It’s a key ingredient to the relationship mix, but one that isn’t always immediately present. A good place to start is by encouraging employees to consciously and consistently demonstrate that their work relationships matter to them. Here are some suggestions to offer employees for inspiring trust and fostering stronger teams and relationships: Bring the Best You: To cultivate effective relationships, you’ve got to bring your A-game.

Helping Employees Relate: 5 Ways to Build Stronger Teams


It’s a key ingredient to the relationship mix, but one that isn’t always immediately present. A good place to start is by encouraging employees to consciously and consistently demonstrate that their work relationships matter to them. Here are some suggestions to offer employees for inspiring trust and fostering stronger teams and relationships: Bring the Best You: To cultivate effective relationships, you’ve got to bring your A-game.

Building the Brand of Employee Relations

Evil HR Lady

When people think of Human Resources, their interaction at work is most likely with the employee relations team. The employee relations person is the one you go to when you struggle with your boss, workload, or co-workers, but she’s also the person you see when your boss is having trouble with you. But, sometimes the Employee Relations Brand can be less than perfect. Of course, most employee relations professionals are good at what they do.

Be Present

Everyday People

We need to be present. The harsh reality is that we aren’t present during conversations. However, he was serious when he was talking about the power of being present. This week – start being present !! HR Approach Communication employee relations HRonPurpose intentional SHRMOur world, and our lives, seem like they are nothing but an endless chain of distractions. Items rarely catch our attention for more than mere seconds at a time.

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People Management 101: Managing Employee Relations


Want to know how to improve employee relations? A good manager should also act as a professional mentor to his or her direct reports; this means that managers should have proficient technical knowledge of their roles in order to foster the education and growth of their employees. Will you send out employee surveys to measure behavioral traits? If they provide strong, thorough answers, they’ll handle these situations well when they present themselves.

If You’re Being Investigated by Human Resources – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

That being said, it can be a serious shock when an employee finds out human resources is investigating something that involves them – whether they are the focus of the investigation or just that their name has come up in conversation. What should employees remember when they’re asked to meet with HR regarding an investigation (regardless of their involvement)? Every employee has a duty to reasonably cooperate with an employer’s investigation.

Amazon Employees (BHM1) Crush Union - 10 Things You Need to Know.

The HR Capitalist

A related issue is the unwillingness of normal people to share their thoughts and beliefs on any news topic of relevance in the world for fear of one side—generally the left these days—looking to shame the source for any thought not believed to be progressive enough.

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Everyone Should Be Part Of Your Recruiting Team

HR Bartender

To help organizations get more candidates in the talent pipeline, I believe that companies need to get employees involved in the recruiting process. Every single one of them at some point in their presentation said something like this: If your company doesn’t pay fair…. If they don’t train employees and invest in your professional development…. Business and Customers Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention employee relations

5 Business Lessons Learned from Adult Dot to Dot Books

HR Bartender

Stay in the present, but remember to keep looking forward. We should let employees find their right way of doing things. Career Development Happy Hour Strategy and Planning Well-Being and Wellness employee relations engagement well-beingMove over adult coloring, the new stress reliever is dot to dot. You remember dot to dot books, right? There’s an image and you must connect the dots in sequence to draw in the lines.

The World Needs More Businesses that Call Bull * on Ageism.

The HR Capitalist

Teams that draw on the full gamut of experience are the kind more and more clients are demanding to see looking back at them in presentations and pitches. Change Culture Employee Relations Talent Workplace

The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking About Your Salary

HR Bartender

Many companies today are expanding employee benefits and perks. Employees need to think about how much they use the benefits that the company offers. Sometimes, even when a manager wants to increase an employee’s salary, there are factors beyond their control. I’ve seen many employees make this mistake. The employee stops doing the little things. Put the frustration aside, do the research, and present the well thought out business case.

Your Company Needs an Engagement Strategy

HR Bartender

Employee engagement is a clear example. It’s not because they don’t want engaged employees. Well, employee engagement brings results to the bottom-line in several ways: Engaged employees are less likely to leave the organization. We already know that engaged employees are happier and more satisfied with their work. According to an article in Forbes, highly engaged employees are 87% less likely to leave their company.

The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

HR Bartender

Aren’t they really telling employees, “Have all the meetings you want, just make them all 10 minutes long.”. They’re really sales presentations. Employee coaching meetings are another form of meeting. It can be to tell an employee they’re doing well or to share concerns. Employees who have this skill will be able to gather groups and engage their talents. Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives.

Talking About Glassdoor's New Diversity Ratings with Joel Cheesman.

The HR Capitalist

Poach follows employee sentiment and tells you when to reach out to great talent at a company that's thinking about jumping. Are you ready for your employees to rate your company on diversity? Change Employee Relations Recruiting Workplace

Embracing Organizational “Outsiders”

HR Bartender

One point he made during the presentation was that organizations need to get better at hiring and engaging outsiders. They also need to have the skills to effectively disagree with the status quo , to persuasively present an alternative point of view, and to build positive working relationships with the insiders. Related posts from HR Bartender: Adding HR Headcount – Ask #HR Bartender The Lost Art of Walking Around You Can Go Home Again.

Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

But at individual locations, we delivered training with the employees on site. And we learned how to identify the subject matter expertise in employees so they could share that expertise with others. They are also a terrific way for SMEs to become comfortable presenting information. Similar to a lunch and learn, the happiness bar could be a place where employees learn from each other. Possibly even for long-term employees to help new hires. .

Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Jonathan Segal with the firm Duane Morris shares, “It is lawful for an employee to make changes based on the dialogue that should accompany the appraisal.” Please note Jonathan’s use of the word “employee”. It would not be advisable to change employee ratings without the employee’s knowledge. The employee completes a self-evaluation and the manager completes an evaluation. Both the employee and manager agree upon the change.

Clickbait Reporting on HR Issues in Today's World.Sucks (The HR Famous Podcast)

The HR Capitalist

It's clickbait all the time, and few reporters take the time to present a balanced account of the issues at hand. Case in point, this recent Bloomberg article about employees at Blizzard entertainment not making enough to eat. This one doesn't even say how many employees they talked to.

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Presenter Profile: Jean Casner


The Talent Takeaways webinar series is pleased to welcome Jean Casner , Managing Partner of Crescere, LLC , a human resources consulting firm, as our guest presenter for this month’s webinar on April 20, 2016 at 1 pm EST. As the former VP of Compensation and HRIS for the NBA, Casner is particularly talented in developing programs in total rewards, recognition, talent acquisition, retention and global mobility that encourage strong performance and impressive results.

Trigger Warnings on Disney+.Could They Work for Managers?

The HR Capitalist

Disney Plus, which launched Tuesday amid a host of technical issues, issued a disclaimer on some decades-old movies that reads, “This program is presented as originally created. Let me share the warning/disclaimer again, by itself: “This program is presented as originally created.

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WORKPLACE ARTIFACTS: "Patient Zero" Drives Dress Norms at Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

Before joining your company, your employees had a much greater degree of diversity in the way they dressed. What gives with the follower/norm/desperation to fit in related to workplace dress? Translation - they're not picking up a fad or trend at your company - you guessed it - unless NOT picking up the new trend presents them with risk. Change Communications Culture Employee Relations Leadership Talent

Is What I'm About To Say Going To Blow Up In My Face? A Simple Guide.

The HR Capitalist

Additionally, answer this question: Who is present (or will get word of my truth telling) that has a different position than me and do they have power? Career Advice Change Communications Employee Relations WorkplaceI know. You're a straight shooter. A truth teller. A no-BS kind of guy or gal. We love that about you. You do you. But based on your position in the middle of the political machine in which you operate, that truth teller vibe can blow up in your face.

Chill Out: It Really Doesn't Matter Where Your Kids Go to College.

The HR Capitalist

And when it comes to the factors considered, give me motivation over the other factors once a decent level of academic ability is present. Economics Employee Relations Performance Management Recruiting TalentI've got a senior in High School, and you know what that means - time for admission envy, parental handwringing and everything that goes with along with that. Sarah's going to Vanderbilt/Harvard/Stanford. Man, I wish my kid would have worked harder.

Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behaviour and Change.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behaviour and Change. Im in Bogota, Colombia presenting later on after Dave Ulrich (hes my warm-up today and Im returning the favour in Chile on Friday.). For example, one of the best ways to retain high performers is to involve them in recruiting new employees. Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behavi.

The Importance of Using the “Write” Language

Robin Schooling

HR must be present when a manager gives an employee a write-up.”. Should I write-up this employee?”. The employee refused to sign the write-up.”. Write-ups don’t work; our employees are still doing the same thing.”. **. “I’m going to issue a write-up.”. “He

Why Companies Should Hire Introverts

HR Payroll Systems

Many people believe that extroverts make better employees. Hiring all extroverts may mean that companies miss out on a lot of excellent employees and the special skills that they can bring to the table. Employee Relations Management

Why Companies Should Hire Introverts

HRIS Payroll Software

Many people believe that extroverts make better employees. Hiring all extroverts may mean that companies miss out on a lot of excellent employees and the special skills that they can bring to the table. Employee Relations Management

LEADERSHIP SIGNALS WEEK: Elizabeth Warren Sends a Signal on Values.

The HR Capitalist

First up for Leadership Signals Week , I present democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. . The real signal isn't a termination due to something that certainly seems harassment-related (most of us get that and would likely do the same if evidence warranted)- the real signal is the fact that Warren put the reason for the term openly and aggressively on display for the outside world. Change Culture Employee Relations Workplace

What Part of the Normal American Workplace Will Be Most Impacted by #metoo?

The HR Capitalist

Some crews are kind, supportive and disciplined, relatively speaking. But, the familiarity of customers with the chefs and staff at private restaurants across America presents an interesting opportunity. For that reason, the restaurant industry is ripe for accountability related to the #metoo movement. Employee Relations Legal Affairs Managing WorkplaceThere's a ton of good that's come from the daily breaking news associated with the #metoo movement.

When Employees Challenge Others to Step Up or Get Out.

The HR Capitalist

But it's notable in that Landry is coming into an organization as an employee, knows what he's walking into isn't world class, and is trying to change the culture. Some thoughts about change agents who come into organizations with statements and challenges like Landry - and what has to be present for them to be successful: 1--Change Agents who are highly verbal and challenging must perform at a high level. Change Communications Employee Relations Leadership Workplace

The Self-Sabotaging Nature of Loving Drama In the Workplace.

The HR Capitalist

Rather than observing, learning and maximizing themselves in any situation, they create chaos by inviting others to react to their presentation of facts - which are usually drawn to create a reaction - otherwise known as drama. Employee Relations Leadership Learning and Development Managing" Some men just want to watch the world burn ". -- Alfred in Batman. --. Short post today as you go into the holidays, shut it down and think about 2018.

Mindfulness and Meditation Might Be Bad For Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

We accept through research that this is good for our employees (I'm assuming, I don't have research to quote), but we've never really asked if it's good for the company or even the employee's career. But a new study suggests that mindfulness meditation, a popular type of meditation that practises being aware in the present, may not be the best way to increase your motivation at work.". Branding in HR Change Communications Employee Relations Innovation Wellness Workplace

Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it last week, four former Seattle-based Delta Air Lines employees filed a lawsuit against the company, saying they were fired for speaking Korean. A lot of the claims are afterthought allegations, with the real reasons for terminations being business-related. This is what we pay the HR generalist (at all levels) with employee relations responsibilities for. Employee Relations Legal Affairs Litigation Managing

Employee Investigation Best Practices


Employee comes to you claiming she is being harassed by a supervisor. The only witness is the best friend and coworker of the employee. The employee has been having consistent performance issues for some time and was on the verge of a performance improvement plan at the time of report. The first is trying to remain objective despite obvious and outrageous evidence presented at the outset. General Employee Relations Investigation

Why Offering Corporate Gifts to Employees is Crucial for Any Business?

Career Metis

Most managers consider getting a gift for their employees a common thing they need to do at the end of the year. However, according to employee satisfaction surveys , it takes more than a bottle of wine to show your employees that you appreciate them.