Influencing Skills for HR Managers & Leaders: Build Your Power Base, Enhance Your Reputation and Boost Your Business Impact
As a Human Resource department, how well do you influence your company's direction? Contribute to the corporate discussion about customers, products, and strategy? Are you a participant in senior-level meetings? Do managers seek your opinion? Are you seen as a trusted advisor and strategic partner to both operations and senior management? Some people still think of Human Resources as those guys that just ..
COVID has introduced a “New Normal” into all our lives, and into the business world as a workplace. Employers have an obligation to provide a safe workplace and to prevent – or at least minimize—the spread of COVID-19. Granting employees leave to deal with COVID-related issues have been shown in studies to slow the spread. Beyond that, however, as with any medical issue, employees are entitled to medica..
This webinar is focused on pacing delay, a controversial delay issue in the construction industry. Currently, there is little literature on pacing delay and case law is a bit sparse. Thus, owners and contractors often find themselves at odds with one another over the practical effect of pacing delay in a delay claim situation. The webinar defines the term; identifies what constitutes pacing delay; sets fort..
Paying employees is one of the biggest expenses for a company. Any company that has employees is required to withhold and pay payroll taxes. In addition to what you withhold from an employee, there are tax forms that must be filed and given to the employee. The size of your business, where you are located, where your employees live and work; all of these things factor into what you must withhold from employ..
The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a voluntary supply chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). It is intended to improve the security of supply chains of private enterprises against the threat of terrorism, primarily by disrupting counterfeit and contraband activity. Becoming a partner in C-TPAT can provide your company with distinct benefits, such as ..
A strong credit culture:Focuses the organization—everyone on the same pageReduces organizational conflict and confusion—prioritiesMinimizes need for rigid controlsSupports commitment to the organizational vision and missionAdds to the organization’s bottom line and enhances shareholder valueIn order to achieve the advantages of strong credit culture, there must be strong credit management. Achieving both me..
The goal of leadership is to motivate employees to give their personal best on a regular basis. An employees personal best is a gift of discretionary effort. Discretionary effort is a gift because employees make a decision on a daily basis whether or not to give extra effort, energy, and add value to the task they are completing. Discretionary effort is the difference between what an employee does to get a ..
Do you find yourself repeatedly performing the same actions or tasks in your spreadsheets? If the answer is "Yes", it’s time to learn how to create a macro. VBA is the programming language that is built into Excel (and the other applications in the MS Office Suite). VBA is used to automate tasks that would otherwise have to be performed manually by pressing keys and selecting items with the mouse - an..
Assessment of the cause of non-compliance is a structured series of branching questions. The answers to these eliminate possibilities and eventually highlight a root cause. This process is described, including roles and responsibilities, timing, and efforts at prevention.In the case of an apparent anomaly; ous data point, assessment of whether it really is an outlier using statistics is done. If so, an asse..
Most of the time, when we think of succession planning we think of preparing people for more responsibility and for vertical promotions up the organization chart. But succession planning can also be focused on the unique issues associated with such knowledge workers as engineers, research scientists, mortgage bankers, actuaries, IT professionals, and others who are hired for what they know rather than who t..
We start with the challenge of change – how to translate the complex and confusing forces of economic and cultural change into a momentum that will motivate and empower frontline staff to put customers first. You need to be able to predict the future – by looking at ten specific criteria for predicting future opportunities and then develop a proactive internal communication plan to overcome everyone’s F.E.A..
Your company must be PCI compliant if it receives payments in the form of credit cards, checks and wires? As our technology base in the world has improved and made our lives easier, so has the threat of having our identities stolen. Each year we hear of several companies that have experienced data breaches and the major negative impact it has on all consumers. Data breaches are not only detrimen..
The Quality System Requirements are clear in the expectations for the qualification of our vendors and suppliers required for the products made. Considering the global pandemic, worldwide travel bans, and social distancing, the performance of on-site audits has fallen by the wayside, forcing everyone to establish “virtual” audits. The approach is challenging to the auditor as well as the auditee. This webin..
This webinar discusses how to recognize emerging risks, the best ways to quantify their impact, create tools to monitor and provide insights into reporting to senior management, and the Board of Directors. Operational Risk Management is tasked with recognizing and managing day-to-day risks as well as keeping their eye on emerging events. How to recognize and emerging operational risks can be difficult. What..
Understanding how to calculate tax for employees in 2 or more states can be confusing. Plus what state laws for payroll need to be followed when employing employees in more than one state. To better understand the laws in each state and the tax guidance on how to determine taxation when employees live in one state and work in another. Or for employees that work in multiple states for travel for work. Also, ..