Everything About the W-4 Form You Need to Know
On May 31, 2019, the IRS released a draft of the 2020 W-4 form for the payroll and tax community to review. This webinar will prepare the payroll professional to understand the changes to the Form W-4 for 2020 and to review the recently released final of the 2020 W-4 Form. Before changes, the Form W-4 was a critical form that all companies have to obtain from employees and has had special processing require..
Breaking The Silence On Mental Illness - Bringing Supportive Conversations To The Workplace
Silence about mental illness is costly and many who need help often suffer in silence. How do you as a leader, become comfortable with having a mental health conversation in a non-judgmental and supportive way and be more aware of the symptoms, frequency, and treatment options that may be available?Areas CoveredIt is normal to feel the blues during crisis, but when that low mood or anxiety begins to take co..
Holding Remote Employees Accountable from a Distance - Out of Sight Out of Mind
Whether you’re a first-time manager or a seasoned manager, holding people accountable can be frustrating and bring out the worst of emotions and more so when employees are remotely working.Accountability, done effectively, is a skill you can develop just like any other skill, and while it is not a difficult skill to acquire and hone, it does require a high degree of conscious effort and even more challengin..
Improving Organizational Performance through Enhanced Employee Engagement
Businesses today are striving to generate greater productivity, quality, customer satisfaction and profitability with fewer employees. And Employee Engagement is a proven method for doing just that. Engaged employees:Expend discretionary effort doing more than they are asked Are motivated toward the organization’s success Work the hardest, stay the longest and perform to their capabilitiesEmployee Engagemen..
Virtual Teams That Work
In a virtual/hybrid environment, scenarios are constantly changing schedules, timing, what needs to be done in person vs. what can be done virtually, expectations and emotions. In a shifting external and internal world questions such as “How do I align the team when things are changing so much?”, “What is a priority right now?”, “Where are things going and how do I prepare?” arise quickly. Without answers t..
Digitally Literate HR – Busting the Big Data Myth in HR
The human capital management space in today’s organizations is confronted with a wide assortment of challenges facing the organization due to the VUCA world we operate in. There is a way to confront these challenges head-on using metrics to define our performance levels.Every time we turn around someone else is talking about artificial intelligence and big data. But the real question presented is whether bi..
Payroll Record Retention
This webinar will give you the tools to be able better understand the new technology that can be used to allow employees to use ESS (Employee Self Service Portals). Along with how as employers we can still stay compliant in a more paperless environment A detailed review of all kinds of payroll records what should be kept and what should be purged. Discussion on how to have a good record keeping policy for b..
Diversity and Inclusion Strategy: A Necessary Workplace Survival Tactic
What do we mean when we think about – Diversity? Inclusion? Is it referring only to race, disability, and gender? Diversity and inclusion strategies have expanded to include the differences among us in the way we do our work, how we think, as well as where we work in the organization. This webinar will discuss the forms diversity and inclusion take within our workplaces, and how that translates into the cri..
Dress Codes for the Modern Workplace
Since employees typically are the first contact made with a company it is often necessary to control that image projected. In the past, employers used dress and appearance policies to help employees work comfortably and safely while still projecting a professional image to clients, customers and future employees. Over the years employers have also used dress and appearance policies to help create an employm..
Reinforcing The Culture You Desire: Focusing On The Rules Of Engagement - Creating A Place Where People Love To Work!
Is your corporate culture accepted, generally without much thought? Are your core company values at risk of becoming nothing but words on the wall? One survey reported that people would not apply to a company unless its values align with their own personal values and a majority said they would look for a new job if their company's culture deteriorated.Company culture is an integral part of your business. It..
Employee Monitoring In 2023: The High Tech Tools vs. The Legal Rules
We all know that HR is focused on documenting, documenting, documenting. HR documents it all: the good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Recording everything is hard work, extremely time consuming, and often unnecessary. It may document a lot of moments, but it is neither efficient nor smart.Areas CoveredEach of federal laws providing leave, including:- ADA- FMLA- USERRA- WC- NDAAEach policy an..
Behavioral Issues, Conflict and Incivility in the Workplace: A New Era in 2023
Behavioral issues and conflict in the workplace are inevitable. Whenever you have diverse groups of people working together on a daily basis, conflict will arise. Each employee brings to the workplace a unique set of attitudes, ideals and beliefs that may differ from that of their coworkers. In addition to behavioral issues and conflict, the issue of workplace incivility and the negative impact it has on yo..
Independent Contractors: Issues, Practices, and Steps to Successfully and Legally Staff Your Company
Companies meet their staffing needs by using a variety of arrangements. Besides the hiring of traditional employees, employers can use contingent employees such as temporary employees, seasonal employees, and leased workers hired through temporary staffing agencies.A growing number of companies are leveraging independent contractors, especially because a larger percentage of the workforce is preferencing “’..
Advanced Project Management tips and best practices for Human Resource Professionals
Refine your organizational skills to keep your projects on time, on budget, and on target. You've learned the basic techniques of project management. You've mastered the planning, executing, reviewing, and revising skills making the difference between success and absolute failure. You are good at getting the different players and stakeholders to provide information or direction and to show up for important ..
How to Conduct a Harassment and Bullying Investigation To Restore Harmony and Reduce Liability
Title VII and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) require workplaces receiving a complaint, or otherwise learning of alleged discrimination or harassment, investigate in a timely manner and take appropriate corrective action to end the harassment and prevent the misconduct from recurring. That’s a tall order to ensure a just and fair handling of a harassment complaint - an essential order tha..