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.

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.

7 Ways HR Help Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Empxtrack

The #MeToo movement has shone a light on the prevalence of sexual harassment in modern life. While only a few companies have a Weinstein or a Cosby, unfortunately, too many companies in the past let minor harassment go ignored. Go Beyond Training. Training has to be seen as being helpful, not a punishment. Recently, Starbucks closed every single location in the middle of the day to have a class on cultural sensitivity.

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

Rallyware

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.

Should an Office Romance Be Allowed at Work?

Stratus

Since they’re probably already happening, a better strategy is to be aware of the dangers and to have a plan in your back pocket of how to cautiously handle any workplace love connections. Although they make work much more exciting for the couple involved, office romances provide a number of workplace issues. Overall, workplace relationships that turn into love connections take a definite toll on productivity. How to prevent loss of productivity due to an office romance.

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Empxtrack

The #MeToo movement has shone a light on the prevalence of sexual harassment in modern life. While only a few companies have a Weinstein or a Cosby, unfortunately, too many companies in the past let minor harassment go ignored. Go Beyond Training. Training has to be seen as being helpful, not a punishment. Recently, Starbucks closed every single location in the middle of the day to have a class on cultural sensitivity.

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?

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.

my boss has romantic phone conversations that bother me because I’m single

Ask a Manager

I’m off for Memorial Day, so here’s an older post from the archives. A reader writes: Longtime reader, first time question asker! Before me, it was just my boss, the executive director, by herself for a year. I have really loved my job and boss up to this point and have been great at my work, but my relationship with my boss hit a big snag at the end of last week. How should I approach my boss if the distracting phone calls continue unabated?

#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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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.”.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

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.