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..
HR's Office Holiday Party Guide: How to Avoid Common Legal Liability and Safety Issues for a Positive Workplace Event
The holiday party is always a morale booster. But for some, it’s also a time when employers could find themselves in a legal mess related to pay, harassment, discrimination, and other legal issues potentially.For starters, employers should look at how they handle holiday pay for exempt and non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Have you also thought of the followingFLSA requirements around ho..
Workplace negativity affects more people and organizations today than ever. Managers and team members alike report being more stressed as they are being asked to do more with less. Learn to create a positive, more productive workplace by developing practical strategies to relieve stress. As a manager or executive, learn to align with company values designed to help employees perform at their best. Acknowled..
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..
How Do They Work Together—Or Not? : The Complexity & Interplay Among the ADAAA, FMLA, and Worker’s Comp
Challenges - It’s confusing, isn’t it? How are we supposed to keep it all straight when there are times when the legal requirements of both the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the American Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) are similar, yet at other times one law contradicts another? We find that we can’t comply with both laws at the same time, so which one takes precedence over the other? And where..
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..
At this session, which will provide participants the information needed to be better able to document employee discussions and defend the organization from losses incurred due to poor documentation practices. Learning ObjectivesHow and why documentation is goodo Meets the legal requirements of Federal statuteso Provides a record of interactions with employees in orde..
Employers must terminate employees from time to time in order to run their businesses effectively. In today’s litigious world, terminating employees is an emotional and legal minefield for managers and supervisors. Even subtle differences in preparing for and conducting terminations can impact greatly the level of legal risk, and whether an employer faces a claim that may cost six figures (or more) in poten..
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 ..