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1. Why it pays to praise: 20 ways to say ‘good job'
You probably realize how powerful your words can be when you’re praising someone for a job well done. By recognizing that person at just the right time with just the right words, you can impact that person – and your company – in a highly valuable way, say researchers.
Origional Story Date :11/5/2018
News | HR - HR Morning
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Management
2. Ways to Practice Better Team Building
Employees are a businesss most valuable asset. As a business owner, you should recognize their importance and find ways to connect with your team and help them connect with each other.
Origional Story Date :11/5/2018
News | HR - Business News Daily
Human Resources | Operations | Management
3. Document each stage of progressive discipline
Employers that have a progressive discipline process, in which discharge can only happen after counseling and a series of warnings have occurred, have an advantage if a terminated employee sues them for discrimination. Those cases often hinge on showing that other employees who broke the same rule weren’t punished, and then arguing that the disparity proves bias against whatever protected characteristic the fired employee has. That’s hard to do if the other employees weren’t at the same step in the disciplinary process...
Origional Story Date :10/30/2018
CaseStudy | HR - Business Management Daily
Human Resources | Operations | Management | Discipline
4. Who Makes Up Generation Z in the Workplace?
There’s no shortage of advice on how to handle millennials in the workplace and this generational cohort is now the largest in the workforce. Organizations have been adapting to millennials for well over a decade and those same employees will be assuming senior leadership positions within the next few years (if they haven’t already). Forward-looking companies need to begin thinking about the next generation, which is only now beginning to enter the...
Origional Story Date :10/30/2018
Research | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Demographics
5. Commuting distance: A new excuse for bias?
HR pros know all about the usual forms of discrimination: race, sex, age, national origin, disability and so forth. Are we about to add another category to the list of characteristics on which bias claims may be based? A recent study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that some employers may discriminate based on how far a job applicant might have to commute. Of course, that kind of discrimination is not against the law. However, it could be yet another proxy for forms of discrimination that are illegal, such as race or...
Origional Story Date :10/14/2018
Editorial | HR - Business Management Daily
Human Resources | Discrimination
6. Workplace Violence: How to Evaluate the Risks and Reduce the Potential Hazards
Every year, nearly two million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence. Sadly, the actual number of cases is likely much higher - many cases go unreported. According to the Department of Justice, on a daily basis, employers and employees nationwide deal with workplace assault, domestic violence, verbal abuse, stalking, harassment, and more, as well as the incidents of homicide that make the news. The potential for workplace violence is a realistic concern for all employers, no matter the industry...
Origional Story Date :10/18/2018
HowTo | HR - Jacklewis
Human Resources | Workplace Violence
7. Onboarding 102: Going Beyond Best Practices and Getting Personal
We have outlined three ways to make the most of the behavioral and profile data you capture from your users during an onboarding flow. "But I’m not capturing any user data in my current onboarding flow." Why not? The first session is a golden hour primed for setting new users on the happy path towards long-term loyalty and engagement. An onboarding strategy is worth investing in, especially considering the fact that one in five users will never launch an app again after one session. If you are just getting started or are...
Origional Story Date :10/21/2018
Editorial | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Inbound | Onboarding
8. 3 Alternatives to Direct Deposit
Paying your employees is an obvious priority, especially for small business owners, and how you do so depends largely on your workers' preferences. Most employers use direct deposit to reimburse their staff, due to its safety and convenience. In fact, according to the National Automated Clearing House Association, 82 percent of U.S. workers are paid via direct deposit. However, there are some downsides to this method, like setup and transaction fees and lack of accessibility to workers who don't have bank accounts, that are...
Origional Story Date :10/21/2018
Research | HR - Business News Daily
Human Resources | Operations | Finance | Payroll | Compensation
9. Sick daze: Help employees shoo the flu out of the workplace
If you didn’t know it before, consider yourself warned. Flu season’s upon us! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza activity increases in October and November, peaks between December and February, and can last as late as May. Now’s the time to start preaching prevention so your department stays healthy. 5 stay-healthy strategies Here are some flu-season tips, courtesy of TotalWellness Founder and CEO Alan Kohll: 1. Educate staff. Granted, people should know the basics, but...
Origional Story Date :10/21/2018
HowTo | HR - HR Morning
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Wellness
10. DOL seeks public input on how overtime rules should change
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is holding a series of public listening sessions in cities nationwide to gather views on possible revisions to the rules governing who is eligible to receive overtime pay. Issued under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the regulations implement exemptions from the overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, professional and certain other employees. Last year, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta announced the DOL plans to update the overtime rule, and the department began...
Origional Story Date :10/14/2018
News | HR - Business Management Daily
Human Resources | Government Agencies | Department of Labor (DOL)