This program will explore the impact of the virus both at work and for individuals. We will explore the laws created in response to COVID-19, the laws that apply to any pandemic or illness, laws applicable to layoffs and furloughs, policy considerations and other best practices. We will discuss what employers need to do to maintain a safe and functional environment. Our program also will dispel the myths, d..
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..
Suppose one or more of your employees has taken a leave of absence, and your company or department is buckling under the added stress - and you suspect that one or more of those employees may be taking advantage, and may not really be in need of family or medical leave – or may even not be entitled to it. What if one or more of your employees ask for intermittent leave? Administration of continuous leave ca..
The US Department of Labor has changed the salary level that an employee must earn in order to be considered exempt from being paid overtime. Although this was effective on January 1, 2020, if companies have not made this change they are accruing potential penalties until such time as the change is made and employees are correctly classified. If an employee is not eligible to be considered exempt then every..
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..
Having a strategic onboarding plan in place can dramatically impact your business. Investing in an onboarding process will help reduce turnover and increase new hire effectiveness. An onboarding program isn’t just or more than a routine checklist; it should be a comprehensive process that makes the new employee, as well as the company, confident they made the right choice and confident they can succeed in t..
Respect in the workplace is not just a good idea, but good for a company’s bottom line. Rude and disrespectful behaviors can create a dysfunctional workplace that pits people against each other, halts civil communications and destroys teamwork. Company culture becomes one of resentment and mistrust. When people can’t work together toward a common goal, the entire company suffers. If bad behaviors like these..
What do we mean when we think about – Diversity? Inclusion? Is it referring only to race, disability, and gender? Diversity and inclusion strategies have expanded to include the differences among us in the way we do our work, how we think, as well as where we work in the organization. This webinar will discuss the forms diversity and inclusion take within our workplaces, and how that translates into the cri..
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 ..
The regulations above are just a few of laws changed, revised or newly developed. Employers are impacted by a minimum of 8-26 regulations or more in 2018! Learn how you can manage the many laws that impact your organization by attending this webinar.Describe topic importance, how this can add value to the work style.Employers must arm themselves with the workplace regulations that will impact their organiza..
Documentation is a crucial component of proper decision making with respect to an employee’s improvement or failure to improve performance, the need to take unfavorable action such as discipline or termination, proof that an employee deserves an available promotion or opportunity over other employees who are also eligible, justifying salary increases or decreases, or why the employee received no raise at al..
As Human Resources, we are always balancing a the tightrope between keeping the C-suite happy and effectively working with our employees. It is neither simple nor easy. Our jobs are a lot easier when we work in a culture of highly motivated employees who want to do their best every day. But how to reach that pinnacle? Motivating employees is difficult, but not impossible; using a few tried and true techni..
Stress, uncertainty, and crisis impact how we communicate and how we interact with our colleagues and customers. During the beginning of COVID-19, we saw a focus on patience, support, and collaboration. Now, we are seeing that patience is waning. Expectations are higher. And negativity is on the rise. How do you ensure that this negativity is not toxic and contagious within your team?Through COVID-19 we are..
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..
Coaching is a process of helping another individual realize their inner potential, delivering fulfilment to both the individual and the related organization. Coaching in the workplace typically focuses on an improvement in individual performance against key performance indicators or job expectations but can also focus on career development and employee growth. Unfortunately, coaching is the part of a manage..