Putting Out Fires: Engaging with Crises Is Critical for HR Development

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

HR needs to run toward crises and problems. We can help solve big and small crises. When we solve these crises, we add value to the organization, build trust with leaders, and help employees. Do you see the HR symbol in the sky? Yes, the leaders need us! Source: ronniechua / iStock / Getty Firefighters run into buildings when most people are...

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Brett Kavanaugh: How Will LGBTQ-Based Antidiscrimination Policies Fare?

EntertainHR - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh have finished (pending new hearings surrounding sexual misconduct allegations), and they have been filled with political strife already. I recently sat down with Mark Phillis, an attorney at Littler Mendelson, to discuss some of the fears that the LGBTQ community has about the future of workplace...

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Five Ways to Identify Future Leaders in Entry-Level Candidates

EntertainHR - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact...

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Brett Kavanaugh: How Will LGBTQ-Based Antidiscrimination Policies Fare?

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh have finished (pending new hearings surrounding sexual misconduct allegations), and they have been filled with political strife already. I recently sat down with Mark Phillis, an attorney at Littler Mendelson, to discuss some of the fears that the LGBTQ community has about the future of workplace...

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Five Ways to Identify Future Leaders in Entry-Level Candidates

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact same...

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Brett Kavanaugh: How Will LGBTQ-Based Antidiscrimination Policies Fare?

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh have finished (pending new hearings surrounding sexual misconduct allegations), and they have been filled with political strife already. I recently sat down with Mark Phillis, an attorney at Littler Mendelson, to discuss some of the fears that the LGBTQ community has about the future of workplace...

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Five Ways to Identify Future Leaders in Entry-Level Candidates

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact same...

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How to Incorporate Forgiveness in Business

EntertainHR - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

In the HR field, communications training remains a hot topic. Best sellers such as Difficult Conversations and Crucial Conversations enjoy Kindle bookmarks and repeated readings. But a closer look reveals that communication training is simply a bandage covering a deeper issue that could be solved by one thing: forgiveness. We seem quite comfortable...

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Addicted but Working? What Employers Must Consider in Midst of Opioid Crisis

EntertainHR - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

One of the many disturbing aspects of the opioid epidemic is its effect on employment. Various researchers have found evidence that addiction causes people to lose their jobs, and they often give up trying to stay employed. But other research points to indications that many addicted workers manage to hold onto their jobs. The situation...

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How to Incorporate Forgiveness in Business

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

In the HR field, communications training remains a hot topic. Best sellers such as Difficult Conversations and Crucial Conversations enjoy Kindle bookmarks and repeated readings. But a closer look reveals that communication training is simply a bandage covering a deeper issue that could be solved by one thing: forgiveness. Source: eggeeggjiew /...

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Addicted but Working? What Employers Must Consider in Midst of Opioid Crisis

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

One of the many disturbing aspects of the opioid epidemic is its effect on employment. Various researchers have found evidence that addiction causes people to lose their jobs, and they often give up trying to stay employed. But other research points to indications that many addicted workers manage to hold onto their jobs. Source: wildpixel /...

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How to Incorporate Forgiveness in Business

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

In the HR field, communications training remains a hot topic. Best sellers such as Difficult Conversations and Crucial Conversations enjoy Kindle bookmarks and repeated readings. But a closer look reveals that communication training is simply a bandage covering a deeper issue that could be solved by one thing: forgiveness. Source: eggeeggjiew /...

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Addicted but Working? What Employers Must Consider in Midst of Opioid Crisis

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

One of the many disturbing aspects of the opioid epidemic is its effect on employment. Various researchers have found evidence that addiction causes people to lose their jobs, and they often give up trying to stay employed. But other research points to indications that many addicted workers manage to hold onto their jobs. Source: wildpixel /...

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When Can You Intervene in an Employee Substance Abuse Issue?

EntertainHR - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

In part 1 of this article we began to explore some of the laws and approaches surrounding employees with potential substance abuse problems. Today we will look at some examples of employees with substance abuse problems as well as some training and guidance tips. The Drunk Employee Example, Part 1 Imagine (or, for many of […] The post When...

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When Can You Intervene in an Employee Substance Abuse Issue?

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

In part 1 of this article we began to explore some of the laws and approaches surrounding employees with potential substance abuse problems. Today we will look at some examples of employees with substance abuse problems as well as some training and guidance tips. Source: StephM2506 / iStock / Getty The Drunk Employee Example, Part 1 Imagine (or,...

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When Can You Intervene in an Employee Substance Abuse Issue?

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

In part 1 of this article we began to explore some of the laws and approaches surrounding employees with potential substance abuse problems. Today we will look at some examples of employees with substance abuse problems as well as some training and guidance tips. Source: StephM2506 / iStock / Getty The Drunk Employee Example, Part 1 Imagine (or,...

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23 Tips to Boost Employee Adoption of Consumer Directed Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts

EntertainHR - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

It’s no surprise that research has found employees tend to delay or disengage from decisions they view as difficult and complex. In the 1980s, the struggle among employees was 401(k) adoption, even though it was the most practical retirement financial tool in the market. These days, the challenge is centered on consumer directed health plans...

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23 Tips to Boost Employee Adoption of Consumer Directed Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

It’s no surprise that research has found employees tend to delay or disengage from decisions they view as difficult and complex. In the 1980s, the struggle among employees was 401(k) adoption, even though it was the most practical retirement financial tool in the market. These days, the challenge is centered on consumer directed health plans...

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23 Tips to Boost Employee Adoption of Consumer Directed Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

It’s no surprise that research has found employees tend to delay or disengage from decisions they view as difficult and complex. In the 1980s, the struggle among employees was 401(k) adoption, even though it was the most practical retirement financial tool in the market. These days, the challenge is centered on consumer directed health plans...

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Solving the Talent Crunch

EntertainHR - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 04:00

The HR Daily Advisor recently sat down with Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Innovation at Upwork to discuss the current hiring crisis and what can be done about it. HR Daily Advisor: Many HR professionals report they are struggling with finding the right person for the right task in today’s […] The post...

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