Toxic employees cause significant overt, covert, people-related & financial damage with their visible behavior just being the tip of the iceberg. For example, in one organization the day a former employee left the organization is considered one of their annual holidays.Clever toxic employees :Utilize their technical expertise to intimidate & manipulateKnow who to flatter & who they can abuseTurn..
Functional organizational conflict: - Is constructive, healthy and cooperative - Is when the parties are talking and focused on achieving a mutually acceptable outcome - Generates new perspectives and ideas - Allows options to be debated - Enables Individuals and teams to grow - A component of high-performing teamsDuring functional conf..
More and more people are complaining of feeling depressed, hopeless, and just plain out of sorts. Therapists indicate that more and more people are seeking therapy, especially since the 2016 election. Millennials, the largest workgroup in our workplaces, have an increase in depression. These are your employees—what are your responsibilities as a manager or HR professional in recognizing and helping them? Ho..
Misunderstanding OSHA regulations can cost you money. An in-compliance safety program will alert you to a possible injury before it happens. What is the lockout tag out regulation all about, and how to comply with this regulation?To lead employers step-by-step through what a well-run program looks like. To provide recommendations on how to install the program, to provide OSHA definition of training, and how..
With the explosion in litigation in the past decade, employee handbooks have changed from employee benefit explanations to legal compliance manuals. These policy collections have grown even more complex when you are present in multiple states where different laws apply. So, what is an employer to do when they are present in states with different laws and requirements? New handbooks every time? Adding footno..
Onboarding is a new approach to employee orientation that goes beyond just settling your employees in. It engages, integrates, and gets your new hires productive quicker — directly improving retention rates and the overall success of your organization. Research shows that a systematic comprehensive onboarding process is good business. In fact, formal onboarding increases the chance of keeping a new employee..
Employee Turnover is an expensive problem. Coupled with the difficulty in hiring, turnover is putting additional pressure on existing employees and managers. It limits growth opportunities, causes stress, morale problems, customer dissatisfaction, and brand damage.Compensation challenges, the demand for job flexibility, an unwillingness to “come to work”, cost of living, and other factors are driving the tu..
In the event of serious injury or a fatality, fines can start at 12,00+ per safety violation and as much as $136,000 for willful negligence citation. In California, the fines start at $18,000 per violation. In addition, your worker's compensation experience modification will increase your premiums for the next three years. So, you must know that your safety program is in compliance, so you prepared for a dr..
This webinar is for individuals working in Outlook 2013, 2016, or 2019. Using the hidden features of Microsoft Outlook to its fullest extent makes you more productive. It’s like putting time – which is money – directly into your pocket instead of letting it trickle down the drain. You paid a great deal for the privilege of using Microsoft Outlook – why not wring every dollar you can out of it? The tips, tri..
There are a couple of key techniques that are specific to remote management. Trust needs to be established quickly when working with remote team members, as well as communicating expectations to collaborate towards successful outcomes. You need tools that will help you to influence others to address differences and establish credibility while learning how to supervise across time zones and even cultures. In..
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..
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 detrimental to consu..
PivotTables are considered by many to be the most powerful data analysis feature in Excel, combining the ability to sort, filter, subtotal, calculate and chart data in minutes.A PivotTable displays a summary of a selected data set in a condensed format of rows, columns, data fields and pages. These components can be “pivoted” with your mouse allowing you to expand, isolate, calculate, and group the particul..
Turn change into a positive force!Change is inevitable. But when changes are made, many employees lack the broader knowledge of why new systems and structures are necessary. As a result, frontline managers and human resources professionals must partner together and help organizations lead and manage change. This case-study-based seminar will prepare managers responsible for facilitating or implementing chan..
When contractors encounter owner caused (excusable/compensable) delay they are typically entitled under the contract to recover both the time resulting from the delay as well as delay damages. Idled equipment/labor and material escalation costs are fairly easily calculated in such situations. Typically, contractors also seek to recover their delay costs (extended field office overhead or general conditions ..