When the calendar turned to January 1, 2011, the first wave of “baby boomers” turned 65 years old. This is a normal retirement age. Today due to the nature of the economy they are not retiring. More and more want or need to stay in the workforce. Ten thousand baby boomers will turn age 65 every day for the next 17 years. Even with the desire to stay at work so strong, baby boomers are exiting the workforce ..
Onboarding is a topic often talked about but never done the right way. Many confuse Onboarding with New Hire Orientation. Although New Hire orientation is necessary, Onboarding is an important ingredient in retaining employees.Many organization that utilizes Onboarding still find it very difficult to retain employees. In this session, participants will learn how important it is to engage a multi-generations..
It covers all aspects of harassment, abusive behaviour, bullying and discrimination in the workplace. There are many examples of subtle abuses as well as discussion about the more obvious ones. Today’s climate, thanks in part to the #Me-too movement will also be discussed. Participants will learn about Quid Pro Quo and the meaning of hostile work environment. We will bust some common myths and offer remedie..
Diversity and inclusion are hot topics in organizational design and development but are often misunderstood. This course will guide participants through the basic tenants of diversity and inclusion in practice.We will discuss the difference between diversity and inclusion, the differences in inequality and equity, conscience and unconscience bias, and areas of potential growth. Participants will leave with ..
Are you responsible for payroll or employer tax withholding compliance? Or maybe you were recently hired or promoted to the payroll department. During your indoctrination, you are surprised at all the interesting things to do and how important this role is to the success of the company. You begin to wonder just how much there is to learn. Join us for a quick briefing on the basic laws affecting payroll. Lea..
Building great workplaces where employees contributions are acknowledged and encouraged requires a foundation of trust and authenticity. The problem with a one size fits all approach to employee recognition such as the typical annual awards’ event where employees are recognized for years of service or a public announcement of cost reduction idea winner in the company newsletter is that employees don’t belie..
One of the primary responsibilities of leaders in any industry is to develop and foster the cohesiveness of teamwork. Though simple in concept, it is probably the greatest challenge a leader faces. In order to meet this challenge, we must recognize the causes of team dysfunction and then develop strategies to address the problems. Moreover, leaders need to be able to effectively and impactfully communicate ..
An employee hands in his resignation and walks out the door and with them walks out valuable skills, knowledge, and capabilities. You are sorry to see them leave and you don’t want to lose anymore. Also walking out is the key to how to keep good employees and how to make your business better than ever. The key is Exit Interviews.Exit Interviews can provide critical information that only leaving employees ca..
Abuse under the Family and Medical Leave Act touches every employer. They are difficult cases because you must deal with it (or you lose your good employees because they are doing their co-workers’ work) but at the same time, you almost assuredly setting yourself up for a retaliation suit. How do you put your company in the best legal position while dealing with abuse? Since the Family and Medical Leave Act..
More and more people –often your employees suffer from mental illness. Whether this is a result of environment or better diagnostic tools is open to question. Those with a mental illness often deny this fact and often try to hide it from employers. Such is often a result of fear of being terminated or to avoid the stigma often attached to mental illness. As a result, mental health disorders often go un..
Human resource professionals are entrusted with keeping employees medical records confidential. There are many related but different federal laws that have medical record confidentiality provisions. What is a medical record under one law may not be a medical record under another law? To fully comply one needs to be not just familiar with but proficient with the various employment laws and the need for medic..
In Fiscal Year 2017, The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 84,254 discrimination cases. Think about it, we have 200 work days a year – so this equates to over 400 a day and 52 every hour. Sheer numbers indicate that it’s just a matter of time before a discrimination charge crosses your desk. Get the information you need NOW to be prepared.Your first reaction to receiving a charge of discrimin..
Human resources analytics is a very hot area in HR today. Many HR professionals think it is new but it has been employed since the 90’s. Basically, analytics is a combination of analysis and statistics and unlike metrics which are data from the past; analytics is the use of data to make predictions about the future. This webinar will detail how, with the right data and skills, an HR professional can:Make pr..
The logistics of payroll record keeping can be daunting. At least a dozen state and federal regulatory agencies require access to your records. All have different requirements as to content and storage requirements. Electronic records are ok in some cases, paper required in others. In some instances, you have to keep the records forever.Records come from various departments, offices, sources, etc. They vary..
Effective communication is essential if an organization is to be productive and successful. One of the most difficult conversations to have involves holding others accountable in the workplace. In this webinar, participants will learn how to have difficult workplace conversations when rules have been broken, deadlines have been missed or commitments have not been kept. To have an effective accountability co..