15Five Launches Updated Manager Soft Skills Training With Worst-Self Academy

15Five

Those of us in the tech and innovation space understand that there’s a sweet spot for providing businesses with solutions to their most pressing problems. Shoot past the market by offering something that customers are not ready for and no one will use it. Turns out that we were way off.

Handling Employee Harassment by Customers

HSD Metrics

Much of the focus of harassment in the workplace tends to center around how employees interact with one another, but for those who have to work directly with customers and clients, it is entirely possible to encounter harassment from outside the company.

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Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @TryVantagePoint – Virtual Reality Harassment Training!

The Tim Sackett Project

Today on the Weekly Dose I take a look at the HR technology startup VantagePoint. I’m not sure we are even close to what VR can become in the HR world. Only 2% of people in the world have ever even tried it!

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.

#MeToo and the Workplace: HR and Sexual Harassment Policy

LaborSoft

#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.

Harassment: Not Just a Buzzword, Its Liability

AbelHR

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. In terms of liability, the EEOC isn’t messing around. Call us at 800-400-1968 to learn more.

EEOC’s latest, best 10 tactics for preventing harassment in the workplace

HR Morning

The EEOC is looking to publish enforcement guidance to address illegal harassment in the workplace. That guidance is being built around several tactics the agency’s suggesting employers take to address this problem. . Watch out for the legal liability conundrum.

Five great ideas on how your business can revamp workplace culture to prevent harassment

The Employer Handbook

Yesterday, while you were sneaking Fun Size Peanut M&Ms out of the Halloween pumpkin before the trick-or-treaters showed up — maybe that was just me — the EEOC held a public meeting on Steps to Transform Workplace Culture to Prevent Harassment. The consensus was that employers best accomplish this through a “holistic approach.” But what precisely can you do to address harassment? The three levels of prevention.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

On June 15, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Training. Supreme Court ruling, employers should be sure that they are including LGBTQ in any harassment training.

Using Data to Prevent Workplace Harassment

EverFi - HR

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. This same data-informed approach must also be used to effectively address workplace harassment and discrimination. 4 Pillars of Harassment Prevention Companies today are facing difficult workplace issues.

The Daily Rundown: Sexual Harassment Training and the State of Paid Family Leave

Zenefits

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Today we take a look at the debate around Colorado’s proposed paid family leave legislation, the role credit scores play in small business lending, and sexual harassment training in the Big Apple. Republican lawmakers in Colorado have voiced concerns about the impact this would have on businesses, particularly small businesses. The Number: $671. The Number: 300. The Number: 15.

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.

EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance

Ohio Employer's Law

Last June, the EEOC issued a comprehensive, bi-partisan report on harassment in the workplace. One such tool the EEOC provided was a series of four checklist for employers to use to create an effective harassment prevention program. Anti-harassment policies. Harassment reporting systems and investigations. Compliance training. Because the EEOC feels so strongly about the utility of these lists for employers, I’m sharing them in full.

Stop Wasting Time Measuring HR Data

UpstartHR

You need to know ahead of time (or at least have a general idea) about how the information can help you. If you’re gathering data for the sake of gathering data, then you are wasting time and resources, and you’re probably harming your credibility as well. General Metrics

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Sealy Ignored Noose, KKK Hood at Worksite, Feds Say

HR Daily Advisor

Sealy of Minnesota will pay $175,000 to resolve claims that it ignored severe racial harassment at a manufacturing plant in St. Paul, according to the U.S. Sealy’s inaction violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, under which harassment is a form of discrimination.

Preventing Workplace Shootings by Employees

HSD Metrics

Workplace violence occurs in many different forms, but almost none have employees more on edge than the potential for a shooting. The San Bernardino shooting occurred during a holiday party for employees. The man was an environmental health specialist with the county for five years.

The Best Way to Prevent Bullying

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor explored the very real problem of bullying in the workplace. Waiting around for legislation to fix this very real problem in the workplace might not be your best bet. Follow and enforce the organization’s policy on workplace bullying. Learn More.

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.

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. Retaliation in the Workplace. Learn More! Harassment Prevention Training. At least 65 of the largest U.S.

6 Trends That Will Define HR in 2018

Reflektive

At least, that’s what we heard from the analysts, customers, partners, and experts we reached out to in order to get a sense from the HR community of what to expect in the next year. Associate Professor, Academic Director of HCM at NYU, notes that the strategic role of HR continues to rise. “HR is not only at the table but in the engine room of every organizations,” Tavis says. Everybody needs to learn fast.”

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45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

The Human Resource industry has gone through massive evolutions over the past decades. And 2019 will be another big year for the HR. There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient.

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Insperity

A patchwork of state and federal laws was eventually replaced when Congress set minimum age requirements with the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. At the turn of the last century, workers had few legal protections from wage theft or unsafe working conditions. From pay equity to transgender rights to anti-bullying, the pendulum is once again swinging in favor of greater protection of employees. The federal minimum wage applies in these states.

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. To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace. Recruitment is very competitive as every company wants the best candidate.

Top Five Turnover Causes in Healthcare

HSD Metrics

In healthcare especially, losing employees has the effect of greater works burdens, less favorable scheduling and low morale. HR departments are left with the task of managing and improving turnover. As in most projects, the first step in solving the problem is understanding it.

The Changing Role of Human Resource Management – HRM

EmployeeConnect

The function within an organisation that is focussed towards recruitment, management, and offering direction to the people of the organisation is termed as Human Resource Management (HRM). In other words, all the processes and programs that are centred in and around people are part of the HR umbrella. Additional activities which are sponsored by the HR management includes community and employee outreach.

How organizations can help shape the future of AI in recruiting – and reap the benefits

Workable

We live in a fascinating time because this scenario is right around the corner – and you, the HR professional, may be able to bring it even closer. Engineers who build AIs need data to train the machines, and they also need more information to determine what works or not.

How Canada Can Tackle the Gender Wage Gap

Visier

As such, we are pleased to share the following article on ending gender wage inequality in Canada. The authors are Emanuela Heyninck, the pay equity commissioner for Ontario, Canada, and Sarah Kaplan, a distinguished professor and director at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Heyninck is one of our featured speakers at the Women in Leadership luncheon in Toronto, ON on October 18.

Building a Female-Friendly Company Culture

Kazoo

With Weinstein-gate, the #MeToo movement, and companies getting publicly called out for sexism and harassment, the past 12 months have shown that gender bias and workplace inequality issues can no longer be ignored. The answer: start from the top.

The Unknown Cost of Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

From gossip to claiming turf, retaliation, culture interventions, and recruiting, there is a lot of company time devoted to processing conflict in the workplace. The Cost of Conflict in the Workplace. The Actual Cost. Harassment.

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. The Unfairness Factor.

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. Are people continuously learning?

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4 reasons leaders don’t develop their people

Thrive Global

You’ve heard the refrain time and again “people are our most important asset”. Even the fame Sir Richard Branson has long advocated for employee development and cites it as a major contributor to Virgin’s success. For years the research has told us that the majority of employees are disengaged which lowers productivity, fractures company culture, and leads to higher than average employee turnover; all of which erode profits. The tyranny of the urgent.

Most Important Developments in HR for 1/24

GetFive

Delta Air Lines employees are going to be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day this year. The airline’s CEO announced Monday that Delta will pay out a record $1.6 The bonus payment to the Atlanta-based company’s 90,000 employees on Feb.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Other benefits of workforce diversity are the fact that it drives innovation, creates skill diversity and that it makes your company more appealing to a broader customer and candidate demographic. The workforce diversity plan. Identify the make-up of your organization.

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workable

And, more often than not, we would exaggerate a little bit (or a lot) to make the story juicier. But, now, as grownups, we still have some scary tales to tell; only this time, they come from the workplace, and they’re 100% real. Here are 15 of the best – or worst?

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.

How organizations can help shape the future of AI in recruiting – and reap the benefits

Workable

We live in a fascinating time because this scenario is right around the corner – and you, the HR professional, may be able to bring it even closer. Engineers who build AIs need data to train the machines, and they also need more information to determine what works or not.

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2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

HR leaders predict how cultural, social, and technological shifts will impact the way people work in the coming year. Not too long ago, HR professionals were relegated to the realm of “personnel management”—paper-pushers responsible for administrative tasks and little else.

The Importance of Creating a Gender Inclusive Workforce

LaborSoft

In previous decades, gender inclusivity referred almost exclusively to creating opportunities for women in the workplace. By many metrics, this is still an ongoing struggle - by recent studies, women still only hold around 21% of executive roles. The same is true of business ecosystems.

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?