Sexual harassment is a pervasive issue that has been receiving a lot of deserved attention lately because of the #MeToo movement. Harassment in all its forms is unacceptable in the workplace, but given the widespread media coverage and sweeping legal changes, it is important for HR departments to be vigilant on this important topic.
Everyone gets sick eventually. Even the healthiest and most careful employees, even people who treasure their year-on-year perfect attendance will eventually come down with something that keeps them home. And if not them, then a child or spouse will come down with something that requires care at home and a sick day will have to be taken.
Working with a modern LMS system is as easy as you design it to be. There can be self-directed learning or interactive classes. There can be problem-solving, simulations, research, and testing. You can use it to onboard, train, and grant certifications.
Being an HR manager requires you to walk the fine line between absolute compliance with regulations and being an understanding, flexible human being. You understand that human situations can vary in a million different ways. There are accidents, gray areas, and unavoidable circumstances.
Whether you are just starting out as a manager or you have been one for years, it is important to know that it is not always (or even rarely) easy. You are in charge of many employees trying to run a successful business. You want to be well-liked and fair, though there are going to be times when you have to put your foot down and be stern.
When study after study showed HR managers how closely tied office work is to poor employee health, we knew that something had to be done. Professionals spend the vast majority of their waking hours sitting still at a desk, working hard but not working their bodies enough to burn the calories that are required to think clearly.
Many business owners are discovering how hiring a PEO has given them more hours in a day and freedom for their running their companies.
Human resource practices have been hugely impacted across the country as of January 1st. California has had the most changes in human resource changes over all. Here are some of the changes Governor Brown signed into law.
There is much debate about minimum wage earnings and the potential of a federal increase. Whether you believe it should or should not be raised at the federal level, the fact is that it has already been raised in many states.
Businesses need to stay informed of new practices and ideas to keep up with– or stay ahead of– the competition. Grow your business in the coming year by staying abreast of these new trends for 2018.
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