3 Things HR Needs to Know for Sexual Harassment Training

AbelHR

The basis behind the laws, which vary significantly in terms of who is applicable and what is required, is to head off sexual harassment before it even has a chance to start. If you don’t plan to use an online module, you must still retain records.

Sexual Harassment Nightmare at a Small Business

Stratus

There’s almost nothing worse than a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against your small business. One of my employees was doing a wash on a client and the unthinkable happened. I wasn’t there so I don’t know exactly what transpired, but the end result was a harassment suit filed against my business. What I do know is what I, the business owner, went through. It turns out my experience isn’t that different from other small businesses in the same situation.

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The Tone Starts at the Top: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

HRWatchdog

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.

Sexual Harassment: No Surprises in Harvey Weinstein Affair

HR Daily Advisor

The public is currently fixated on our business, sexual harassment in employment. Taking center stage is Harvey Weinstein, whose case is straightforward quid pro quo sexual harassment—a powerful employer expecting sex from women he promises to promote.

Your HR Recommendations Being Dismissed? Helpful Tips on What to Do

HRWatchdog

Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies that comply with state and federal laws, the advice HR professionals provide can be an invaluable asset to businesses.

Why Uber, Google, and Other Companies Failed to Address Workplace Harassment

Rallyware for Human Resources

Even though we see the rise of the #MeToo movement and can witness the way recent harassment issues are shaping the global conversation against workplace bullying, abuse, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct, there’s still a lot to be done. Particularly, many companies haven’t yet provided effective workplace harassment training, preventing their employees from fully comprehending this issue with must-attend annual seminars.

coworkers say we shouldn’t attend a work party, I feel insulted by my new job, and more

Ask a Manager

My coworkers say we shouldn’t attend the work party we were invited to. My department’s practice group leader (PGL, the head of a certain practice in a firm) is hosting a year-end party for our department at his home, which is out of the way for the administrative staff, though most of the attorneys live on the same block. I have learned that none of the staff have ever attended any of the PGL’s parties despite annual invites.

Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019

HRWatchdog

Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year. Here are some of the new laws taking effect in January 2019 that employers should anticipate: Assembly Bills.

Harvey Weinstein Affair Offers Few Surprises

HR Daily Advisor

What happens when an industry has a culture of ignoring sexual harassment? The sexual harassment scandals rocking Hollywood paint a vivid picture. The public is currently fixated on our business, sexual harassment in employment.

Use your LMS to automate onboarding

SkyPrep

It takes a significant amount of time and money to hire new workers. According to one report , the average U.S. According to an analysis by GlassDoor , just the paperwork and administrative parts of onboarding can be costly. Eliminate Time Constraints. Customize Learning.

The Bamboo Project Blog: 5 Reasons You Dont Need Training

The Bamboo Project Blog

But training frequently isnt the answer. In this post I want to share 5 situations that wont be resolved by training: 1. These processes have often been jerry-rigged to meet regulations or accommodate some shortcoming. So when IS training the answer?

Embracing the Yin and Yang of Human Experience at Work – #Workhuman

Jason Lauritsen

Last week, I had the privilege to speak at and attend Workhuman. It is a remarkable event hosted by the visionary people of Globoforce. This is the first of a few posts inspired by the event. Where is the conversation about the struggles of life?

Reflecting on 2018’s Losers

HRExecutive

We’re just a few weeks away from welcoming 2019—and, if you’re a regular reader of this column, you know what that means: It’s time to revisit the winners and losers of 2018. Public-sector unions , following the U.S. Harvey Weinstein , the former CEO of the Weinstein Cos.,

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.

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.

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

Advos

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. Funding Round; Renewed Focus on Revolutionising the Global Wellbeing and Digital HealthCare Markets. Learn more.

Employee Handbooks

Affinity HR Group

Human Resources professionals often advise companies about the importance of an employee handbook. These policies inform employees of their rights, responsibilities, and benefits and cover a wide range of topics important to the workplace. meets compliance requirements of some Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) carriers. Also, be sure to have your handbook reviewed and updated every 1 -2 years to remain in compliance with the latest laws and best practices.

Employee Handbooks

Affinity HR Group

Human Resources professionals often advise companies about the importance of an employee handbook. These policies inform employees of their rights, responsibilities, and benefits and cover a wide range of topics important to the workplace. meets compliance requirements of some Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) carriers. Also, be sure to have your handbook reviewed and updated every 1 -2 years to remain in compliance with the latest laws and best practices.

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.

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. Meet HR Compliances.

What is Employer Branding and How Can You Manage (and Safeguard) It?

GetFive

It’s not what traditionally comes to mind — Nike’s athletic shoes and “Just do it” slogan, or Subaru’s sedans and SUVs that are, apparently, the official vehicles of outdoorsy dog lovers. An employer brand is a term coined sometime during the 1990s.

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.

“One of the biggest ‘myths’ I’ve heard over the years is women aren’t interested in tech; I totally disagree” with Penny Bauder & Sharon Watkins

Thrive Global

I believe one of the biggest “myths” I’ve heard over the years is Women aren’t interested in tech and I totally disagree. Yes, many women are underrepresented in the technology industry. Most recently Sharon was awarded the 2019 CEOs of the Year by the Orlando Business Journal.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. The answer is clear: building a highly engaged workforce is difficult.

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my boss keeps joking about me never leaving, I was hired to replace someone who doesn’t want to leave, and more

Ask a Manager

My boss often makes comments–sometimes jokes, sometimes statements–about how I should never leave the company. I’ve reached the point where actually do want to leave…but I’m scared of how she’ll react when I tell her. ” – When our retirement benefits rep spoke to our organization at our last all-staff meeting (60+ people) he gave an example of someone working for our company for 30 years. My concern is the venue.

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?

The benefits of a ticketing system for HR teams

Spoke

Improve the employee experience. And on top of that, manage the challenges—things like complying with various state and overseas regulations—created by ever-more distributed teams and the evolving makeup of the modern workforce. These are just a few of the business-critical initiatives HR teams are responsible for, but few HR teams have the time they need to truly focus on these tasks. The user experience has to be engaging.”.

boss and coworker are intense BFFs, mediocre employee wants me to accommodate her school schedule

Ask a Manager

One of my direct reports, Jane, told me that she recently made the decision to go back to school and get a business degree. Then she told me that based on the classes that she signed up for and the campus that she decided on (45 minutes away), she needed me to change her schedule to an hour and half earlier. Being a call center, we have pretty set schedules to maintain coverage and the shifts are based on seniority. Just be straightforward about the situation.

screening for candidates who will be comfortable with cursing and crude jokes, bringing a backpack to an interview, and more

Ask a Manager

Being the first hiring process I will be responsible for (have assisted on a few previous interview processes with standardized questions), I’m not quite sure how to come up with questions to ensure a good cultural fit. The executive team I (and my future hire) support is a bit of a “boys club” with a decent amount of cursing and the occasional inappropriate joke made in smaller group settings. Depends on the job. I am, however, from the U.S.

team member caused drunken scene at coworker’s wedding, asking for Friday off the first week on the job, and more

Ask a Manager

The team I manage only has two other members. A few other colleagues and I were invited to the evening reception. The other member of the team got overly drunk and was abusive to many guests, knocked small children over on the dance floor, and was heard at the bar saying he was going to “F#%k s$¥t up.” ” When everyone was trying to leave, he started to get naked and violently abusive in the venue’s car park.

interviewers who show up late, can’t find parking at my job, and more

Ask a Manager

Interviewers who start the interview late. What’s the best way to handle the situation when the interviewer is late? In three recent interviews, the interviewer or someone on the interview team has been late, two by 5-10 minutes, one by 20 minutes. Although I haven’t let it influence my performance in the interview, it’s frustrating since I know they wouldn’t have seen me if I had been late. The classes are $35 to $55.

I don’t want an intern, I’m dating my boss, and more

Ask a Manager

I need to find the appropriate way to tell my supervisor that I do not want to supervise another intern next year. I work for a nonprofit that contracts with schools to provide services in the schools. It was a lot of work and was stressful because we have to share the same space which made working with student one-on-one very difficult. It’s been two weeks and I want to explode from the stress. She still might not agree, but it’s worth having the conversation.

I have an inappropriate coworker and our mothers are friends

Ask a Manager

The mother and my mother are friendly and generally do neighborly things like gardening together, occasionally doing grocery trips, etc. Alice and I both attend university in different cities, so we hadn’t met until this summer, when we’re both home from school. During the summer and for a bit of the fall season, I work as an intern at a medium-sized company. and live on the same street.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

9 women executives on how MeToo has changed the way they mentor

Fast Company The Future of Work

The #MeToo movement has created the permission to be vulnerable about the dark truths many women have kept hidden for decades. I understand their stories, not only due to the parallel experience of being a woman, but because I have stories of my own.