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..
The IRS and the Department of Labor allow electronic communications such as email and web-postings to satisfy ERISA disclosure requirements, but many administrators are not aware of the specific rules that apply to these disclosures. The Department of Labor and the IRS outline general requirements for electronic disclosure. First, the fiduciary must provide access instructions and the opportunity for a pape..
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..
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..
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..
The single greatest competitive advantage in workplaces today is the ability of colleagues to work together on projects, in teams, as collaborators accomplishing more than any one individual could on their own. And leading a high performing team that is excited about the work they are accomplishing is incredibly rewarding! Today’s workplace also challenges leaders to recognize and engage the myriad of ..
The transition from Peer to Supervisor can be very difficult for most newly promoted supervisor. Many are not equipped with the tools to successfully transition. This session will equip the newly promoted supervisor with tools and techniques to communicate more effectively, gain trust, set boundaries, provide constructive feedback and motivate employees for results.Today’s workforce is experiencing high tur..
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..
In this webinar, attendees will learn the difference between regular pay, gross pay and taxable gross, all of which may be different numbers! This can prepare the payroll team to respond to questions from employees who don’t understand their paychecks. We’ll discuss these questions: Do you know if any of your benefit plans are pretax? If you are in multiple states, are you aware of how each state regards Se..
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..
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..
According to the US Dept of Labor, the new Exempt/Non-Exempt worker rules will result in the following:Workers directly affected. 4.2 million salaried workers will be affected by this rule based on their salaries. These workers are currently ineligible for overtime. The Department estimates that most of them (4.1 million) will become eligible for overtime when they work more than 40 hours (i.e., they will b..
Many companies are under pressure to increase pay levels at the lowest levels in the organization. Activists and politicians alike are encouraging companies to take action. Recently in the news, we saw Amazon make the move by increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour for its US employees. How can smaller companies compete without sacrificing profitability?The answer is found in the balance bet..
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 ..