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..
Everything you need to know to have a compliant California payrollAs an employer in California, there is a lot to know about how to properly handle and calculate pay for employees. This webinar will give all the tools necessary to make sure you are in compliance with California state requirements for your employees.Understanding all the rules around overtime pay in CaliforniaUnderstanding special California..
All planes are the same in the air. It is the people, primarily the front line, who interact with the passengers, which make the real difference. The way we think about service has changed. Who is responsible for service, how we achieve it and what service means are all being redefined. Leaders now recognize that responsibility for service does not reside in just the customer service department. It resides ..
Emotionally intelligent managers, supervisors and professional staff are your greatest assets. They solve problems, resolve conflict and build teamwork. Researchers and business experts agree that people with high emotional intelligence (EQ) are consistently the top performers in their organizations. They’re more resilient and flexible when things get tough, and are held in the highest regard by their bosse..
Identifying for employers compliance issues which they need to address in order to be in the best possible position to defend an I-9 audit by Immigration & Customs Enforcement (“ICE”). Form I-9 compliance goes beyond just filling out the form. It requires that every business have Form I-9 Policies and Procedures in place that cover topics such as properly making corrections on a Form I-9, storage of For..
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released a newly revised Employment Verification Form, Form I-9 on November 14, 2016. Employers are required to use the Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization eligibility of their employees. The new Form I-9 will become mandatory on January 22, 2017.The new Form I-9 contains many changes – it is now 3 pages long with an a..
The purposes of an organization’s human resources are to add value, make the organization more competitive, help the organization achieve its business objectives, and manage key risks. The purposes of HR metrics are to help communicate the value added, demonstrate the contribution of human capital, and measure employment-related risks. In this environment, the key issue in becoming a strategic partner is fo..
Have All Your Managers be Aware of all the Compliance Risks and How to Mitigate them! This Compliance Training will save your company over $300,000 in potential fines, violation and court settlements. Can you see how you can mitigate risk when you train your Managers? Can you afford to lose $300,000 plus?How many Managers and Supervisors are training to be managers or leaders? Many Managers are promoted bec..
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service has made several updates in regards to International work visa’s and how employers handle them. The form I-9 and E-verify to Employment eligibility. This webinar will give the participant all the recent updates that went into effect as of January of 2017 and how to implement those changes. The difference between employment concerns and payroll taxation w..
How many times have managers/supervisors made decisions you as a business owner or company leadership wished they didn’t? The law is clear on what behaviors from managers are a risk of “Vicarious Liability”. This term has many implications for employers, employees, and managers. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has included managers who employees allege harassed them on any of the..
Ask managers what part of their job they find most taxing and tedious and the answer is sure to come in a loud and unanimous voice – Meetings. Too many, too often with too few results. Nothing seemed to get accomplished; the agenda was unclear; people were late…or didn’t even show up. Let’s face it. Meetings have a bad reputation; they are time wasters. The best you can hope for is to get through them. Righ..
Proper Way to Terminate Employees with Performance Issues without Violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Employers have always avoided the termination either because it is not easy to terminate someone or because it can be difficult to defend any allegations of wrongful termination. Cases of wrongful termination have emerged and increased since the late 2000 year. Research has identified the following factors in this increase: Employees more aware and knowledgeable of the workplace rightsEmplo..
Talking about salary is tricky business. Pay conversations almost always involve emotions. Why? Because most employees equate self-worth with compensation. Few are able to completely separate their value as a person from the dollar value the company places on them. Here’s worse news: it’s your best people, not your average employees, who become most disillusioned and disengaged if pay expectations and pay r..
Conflict is an inevitable part of life. No matter how hard you try, it can seem that there will always be something that causes you or someone around you to be frustrated, angry, and impatient – or a whole host of other not-so-pleasant emotions.Conflict arises when the people we work with have different ideas, perspectives, backgrounds, values, goals or expectations. Yes, conflict can be destructive! It div..
Tattoos, Sandals, Yarmulkes, Dress and Appearance: Increasing Legal Challenges for Employees and Employers
From the length of one’s hair to the number and location of visible tattoos, to recognizing gender non-conformity style, to create a summer dress code, employers are facing an increased need to determine their organization’s culture and policies, as well as following federal and state laws. How does an organization balance employees’ rights to express themselves with the organization’s rights to determine i..