The Value of EAPs in Tempestuous Times

EntertainHR - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Recently, I had two different clients call about employees who had told coworkers they were contemplating suicide. I also heard from two different clients about workplace fights attributed directly to political conversations that got out of hand. Road rage incidents involving shootings appear to be growing commonplace, as are other violent...

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The Value of EAPs in Tempestuous Times

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Recently, I had two different clients call about employees who had told coworkers they were contemplating suicide. I also heard from two different clients about workplace fights attributed directly to political conversations that got out of hand. Road rage incidents involving shootings appear to be growing commonplace, as are other violent...

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The Value of EAPs in Tempestuous Times

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Recently, I had two different clients call about employees who had told coworkers they were contemplating suicide. I also heard from two different clients about workplace fights attributed directly to political conversations that got out of hand. Road rage incidents involving shootings appear to be growing commonplace, as are other violent...

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How to Use LMS Software to Pinpoint Compliance Training Gaps

EntertainHR - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

When you hear the phrase “compliance training,” odds are you immediately feel a rush of boredom. Perhaps you get visions of an all-day seminar and the sting of a costly bill for an instructor, a facility, and materials—even though employees will walk away having gained relatively little insight. Compliance training gets a bad rap because...

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How to Use LMS Software to Pinpoint Compliance Training Gaps

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

When you hear the phrase “compliance training,” odds are you immediately feel a rush of boredom. Perhaps you get visions of an all-day seminar and the sting of a costly bill for an instructor, a facility, and materials—even though employees will walk away having gained relatively little insight. Source: Hilch / iStock / Getty Compliance...

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How to Use LMS Software to Pinpoint Compliance Training Gaps

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

When you hear the phrase “compliance training,” odds are you immediately feel a rush of boredom. Perhaps you get visions of an all-day seminar and the sting of a costly bill for an instructor, a facility, and materials—even though employees will walk away having gained relatively little insight. Source: Hilch / iStock / Getty Compliance...

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In 2019, Resolve to Make Fitness Easy for Employees

EntertainHR - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

The dawning of a new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start, and chances are, many people in your office are using this opportunity to renew their commitment to fitness and a healthy lifestyle. They want to drop a few pounds, get stronger, or finally run the marathon they’ve been talking about. […] The post In 2019, Resolve to Make...

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In 2019, Resolve to Make Fitness Easy for Employees

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

The dawning of a new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start, and chances are, many people in your office are using this opportunity to renew their commitment to fitness and a healthy lifestyle. They want to drop a few pounds, get stronger, or finally run the marathon they’ve been talking about. But when an estimated 80% of resolutions end...

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In 2019, Resolve to Make Fitness Easy for Employees

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

The dawning of a new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start, and chances are, many people in your office are using this opportunity to renew their commitment to fitness and a healthy lifestyle. They want to drop a few pounds, get stronger, or finally run the marathon they’ve been talking about. But when an estimated 80% of resolutions end...

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Achieving Diversity and Culture Fit Possible Through Expert Recruiting

EntertainHR - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Most employers are eager to tout the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and they also want to create a workplace where people are comfortable with the organization’s values and feel like they fit in with their coworkers. But sometimes the notion of hiring for culture fit means management looking for employees who look […] The...

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Achieving Diversity and Culture Fit Possible Through Expert Recruiting

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Most employers are eager to tout the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and they also want to create a workplace where people are comfortable with the organization’s values and feel like they fit in with their coworkers. But sometimes the notion of hiring for culture fit means management looking for employees who look and think like...

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Achieving Diversity and Culture Fit Possible Through Expert Recruiting

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Most employers are eager to tout the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and they also want to create a workplace where people are comfortable with the organization’s values and feel like they fit in with their coworkers. But sometimes the notion of hiring for culture fit means management looking for employees who look and think like...

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An Impactful Way to Help Stressed Employees

EntertainHR - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Over the past decade, the stresses on the U.S. workforce have gradually grown. Stress among the workforce is currently at historically high levels, driven by a range of factors—from the pressure to learn new skills to demands for greater productivity. In our latest employee experience study, we asked 6,000 full-time workers around the world how...

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An Impactful Way to Help Stressed Employees

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Over the past decade, the stresses on the U.S. workforce have gradually grown. Stress among the workforce is currently at historically high levels, driven by a range of factors—from the pressure to learn new skills to demands for greater productivity. Source: AndreyPopov / iStock / Getty In our latest employee experience study, we asked 6,000...

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An Impactful Way to Help Stressed Employees

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 04:00

Over the past decade, the stresses on the U.S. workforce have gradually grown. Stress among the workforce is currently at historically high levels, driven by a range of factors—from the pressure to learn new skills to demands for greater productivity. Source: AndreyPopov / iStock / Getty In our latest employee experience study, we asked 6,000...

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Kansas City Chiefs’ Superstar Doesn’t Catch a Pass on His Bad Behavior

EntertainHR - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:00

Employers should take a page out of the Kansas City Chiefs’ playbook regarding how to handle employee misconduct, particularly with respect to a high-value or high-profile employee. The Chiefs’ decision to release Kareem Hunt was undoubtedly difficult and likely unpopular with some fans. From an employment perspective, however, it was...

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Kansas City Chiefs’ Superstar Doesn’t Catch a Pass on His Bad Behavior

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:00

Employers should take a page out of the Kansas City Chiefs’ playbook regarding how to handle employee misconduct, particularly with respect to a high-value or high-profile employee. The Chiefs’ decision to release Kareem Hunt was undoubtedly difficult and likely unpopular with some fans. From an employment perspective, however, it was...

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Kansas City Chiefs’ Superstar Doesn’t Catch a Pass on His Bad Behavior

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:00

Employers should take a page out of the Kansas City Chiefs’ playbook regarding how to handle employee misconduct, particularly with respect to a high-value or high-profile employee. The Chiefs’ decision to release Kareem Hunt was undoubtedly difficult and likely unpopular with some fans. From an employment perspective, however, it was...

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Increase in Positive Drug Tests are a Security Concern

EntertainHR - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 04:00

Drug use among employees is a broad concern for any organization, and with wide acceptance of medical marijuana and the legalization or decriminalization of recreational marijuana in many states, security (and HR) personnel can have difficulty navigating these changes. While pubic attitudes regarding marijuana use are shifting, serious concerns...

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Increase in Positive Drug Tests are a Security Concern

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 04:00

Drug use among employees is a broad concern for any organization, and with wide acceptance of medical marijuana and the legalization or decriminalization of recreational marijuana in many states, security (and HR) personnel can have difficulty navigating these changes. While pubic attitudes regarding marijuana use are shifting, serious concerns...

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