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..
According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5% of U.S. businesses experience workplace violence yearly. The percentage of workplace violence increases to 50% for organizations with 1,000 employees. The FBI stated that in 2014 an active shooting incident occurred, on average, once every three weeks. However, given the size of the U. S., the chances of being a victim of a workplace shooting is st..
This course is designed to provide you with a practical foundation for understanding the law. It includes guidelines for how to properly create and administer your own meal and rest period policy. Or, if your company already has its own policy, then this information can help you to review your existing policy as well as the procedures and practices in “real life” daily operations. By the end of the course, ..
Good documentation just doesn’t happen by accident. Left to our own devices, many of us probably think we have better things to do than write down what the weather was that day, fill out the performance log or, dare I say, update the schedule. After all, there’s work to be done. However, it only takes one time in litigation to change that mindset. In addition, the reality of a dispute resolution forum is th..
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..
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..