Reducing turnover and fast-tracking new employees to productivity is a key business imperative. The reality is that about 30% of employees don’t make it past their first year and it’s expensive. Good recruitment and hiring can be quickly undone by disorganized poorly executed new employee orientation. And as millennials become a driving force in the workplace, they represent special opportunities and challe..
This webinar will discuss the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and distinguish the important differences between it and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Pregnancy Disability Leave. It is vital that employers who conduct business in California or have employees in California be aware of the important differences, which can result in heavy fines for non-compliance for the employer.Learning Objective..
According to Deepak Chopra and Kabir Sehgal in a post for CNBC, one way to deal with difficult people is to not take what they say personally. If you do then you both get defensive and the situation escalates.This session shows you how to deal with the event, the situation, not the person. Position yourself as a cooperator, not a competitor, working together, not against each other. Gain some quick tips and..
This webinar covers five reasons hiring practices may be ineffective or illegal or both. We will talk about “warm body” hiring and how to avoid it. We will discuss the importance of understanding the job and how well the candidate matches the requirements. We will discuss how to interview better and how to assess the candidate. The importance of background checks and their proper use will be discussed to av..
Documenting employee discussions is very tricky and at times painful activity for organizations. While it is crucial for HR for a number of reasons, it is a difficult habit for the other employees to imbibe. Documenting employee discussions is important from a legal perspective because this makes the case strong and defensible.Documentation is both the bane and the blessing for HR. It is difficult to get pe..
In a workplace, problems are solved all day long and interpersonal conflicts should be just another problem to be solved. However, it’s always easier to solve problems regarding things. But the people side of problems is usually trickier and in actuality, it’s highly unlikely that any problem solved in the workplace doesn’t have a people element to it. Some people like to say nothing in business is personal..
Current and future labor shortage will continue to drag down your company’s growth, performance, and profitability. What do great managers know that average managers do not when it comes to employee training, retention, and motivation? Experience has shown that implementing a solid employee development process, which includes industry best practices, can drive productivity up by almost 40%, at little cost. ..
To gain the Peace of Mind – knowing that all of your I-9’s are correct, you are using the most up to date form and no penalties will be issued in the event of an ICE audit. With over 17 years in business, the presenter has conducted hundreds of I-9 audits. Of those, one organization was 100% correct. That’s a very low percentage rate. Compliance is not difficult if you know what you are doing.Areas CoveredL..
Documenting events is a crucial task, and in some cases not documenting them can lead to grim consequences. For example, did you know that not keeping track of employee’s hours is fatal to overtime cases? Sometimes you might be documenting items, but focusing on the wrong items. In this training program, the webinar instructor will discuss what needs to be documented and what should be documented that stren..
Employee Safety Committees are important mechanisms in the workplace that offer many advantages over the traditional ‘I’m the Boss’ Theory X generational management model. In brief, those days are increasingly diminishing.Participatory engagement is becoming the new mantra for an enlightened (SAFE) workplace, particularly for:Manual labor tasks, factory work, assembly, etcLanguage and cultural differences a..
Unlimited PTO – Considerations for Implementation – will walk you through everything you need to consider prior to implementing “unlimited” time off to your employees. The goal of this presentation is not to convince you it’s the “right” thing to do, because this type of time-off program is not for everyone. Indeed, you may walk away with the sound belief that your current vacation policy is just right for ..
This webinar is for employers who are contemplating whether to implement Background Checks and for those who are currently doing them but wish to learn more about their options. It is an introductory and general review of the subject as the laws and practices vary from state-to-state.Areas Covered Deciding whether to do background checks or notThe importance of written policyWho to check and what to check f..
Accountability, with engagement, equals profitability. When everyone gets that they are the customer/patient experience, no matter what their function or degree of contact with the client is, they will connect at an accelerated level that will differentiate you from your competition.This fast-paced session will show you how to fully engage, influence and empower your front-line staff on how to successf..
Companies erroneously spend too much time looking for the correct skills and knowledge for the job and paying little or no attention to attitudes and behaviors necessary to a candidate perform at a high level. The fact is that most involuntary terminations occur because of improper attitudes and behaviors.The best way to hire the correct candidate is to see into the future and see how that candidate will pe..
Collaborative Conversations, Building Trusting Relationships, and Increasing Engagement and Performance
Building trust and strong cohesive relationships in the workplace is critical for a number of reasons. Organizations that have a high level of trust in the workplace have higher productivity, greater engagement, and retention of staff.Trust is an essential element in team building, as it results in a sense of safety and security among employees. Employees who trust each other, as well as their leaders, crea..