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..
Regardless of skill, hiring a person who is a bad fit is the wrong decision. In fact, traditional interviewing predicts future success by only 10%. With a bad fit, the employee is never going to reach optimum performance, be fully engaged, and they are likely to leave.The company is then left with another expensive recruitment along with the disruption of having talent walk out the door. (Recruiting expense..
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..
In spite of good hiring and inspired leadership, all supervisors ultimately must deal with someone with Toxic Attitude Syndrome. Whether it’s crummy attitude, attendance, or just unable to do good work; employee performance issues often consume large amounts of time, energy, and emotion. In fact, 57% of employees have witnessed abusive or intimidating behavior and probably 100% work with someone who isn’t p..
New I-9 Forms for 2020! Learn What the Changes are and How to Manage the Compliance Changes Prepare for I-9 Audits by Using a New I-9 Correction and Storage Process That is Accepted by Department of Homeland Security (DHS)!
The DHS and Immigration Control Enforcement (ICE), the enforcement arm of DHS, increased their efforts 100% to increase I-9 audits to Employers nationwide. More audits are expected via warrants and Notification of Inspection (NOI). As immigration remains at the center of national attention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is not just stepping up its enforcement efforts at the border.During the fis..
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. ..
Strategic Interviewing and Selection: Getting the Right Talent on Your Team in This Tight Labor Market
The effectiveness of the Recruiting, Interviewing and Selection process can be no greater than the quality of the interviews themselves. Interviewers need to know how to follow a proven methodology for obtaining relevant information from applicants and properly assessing it. Interviewers need to know what to look for and how to gain that information. The objective of an interview is to identify candidates w..
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..
Like many people, I did not believe that Donald Trump would win the presidency and I assumed that we would continue to see, at the very least, a continuation of President Obama’s progressive and aggressive agenda. What we ended up with, however, is a new administration that is fundamentally different from the previous one. While there continues to be much rhetoric, it is clear that the Trump Administration ..