6 Principles of Successful Storytelling

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:33

To tell stories successfully, we need to understand a little about why stories connect and a lot about how to build that connection through listening and storytelling. It’s important to emphasize that in our method at Narativ, a communication consultancy that specializes in storytelling in a business context, listening is of equal importance to...

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Ask the Expert: Managing Benefits for Employees with Fluctuating Hours

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:27

Question: How should we handle new employees if their hours aren’t what we had planned. For example – if we hired someone for full-time and offered them insurance after their waiting period, but then realize a few months later that that person was not working 30 hours per week. Since there is no look back […] The post Ask the Expert: ...

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Ask the Expert: Managing Benefits for Employees with Fluctuating Hours

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:27

Question: How should we handle new employees if their hours aren’t what we had planned. For example – if we hired someone for full-time and offered them insurance after their waiting period, but then realize a few months later that that person was not working 30 hours per week. Since there is no look back period to look at, what do we do...

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Ask the Expert: Managing Benefits for Employees with Fluctuating Hours

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:27

Question: How should we handle new employees if their hours aren’t what we had planned. For example – if we hired someone for full-time and offered them insurance after their waiting period, but then realize a few months later that that person was not working 30 hours per week. Since there is no look back period to look at, what do we do...

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How to Build a Genuine Company Culture

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:12

The business world cherishes the idea finding solutions to problems. Leaders often believe that their businesses, like their products, will function optimally if they just ‘solve’ for the right issue. This mentality backfires when you’re dealing with culture. The invisible norms, behaviors, and institutions guiding your team defy that...

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How to Build a Genuine Company Culture

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:12

The business world cherishes the idea finding solutions to problems. Leaders often believe that their businesses, like their products, will function optimally if they just ‘solve’ for the right issue. This mentality backfires when you’re dealing with culture. Ildo Frazao / iStock / Getty Images Plus The invisible norms, behaviors, and...

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How to Build a Genuine Company Culture

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:12

The business world cherishes the idea finding solutions to problems. Leaders often believe that their businesses, like their products, will function optimally if they just ‘solve’ for the right issue. This mentality backfires when you’re dealing with culture. Ildo Frazao / iStock / Getty Images Plus The invisible norms, behaviors, and...

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West Virginia Employers Now Allowed to Recover Costs of Unreturned Property

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:00

Changes to the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act mean employers have a new option for recovering the cost of items not returned by employees upon separation of employment. Before House Bill 2546, which went into effect on May 15, restrictions on deductions from paychecks limited an employer’s options when a departing employee didn’t...

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West Virginia Employers Now Allowed to Recover Costs of Unreturned Property

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:00

Changes to the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act mean employers have a new option for recovering the cost of items not returned by employees upon separation of employment. Source: alexskopje / iStock / Getty Before House Bill 2546, which went into effect on May 15, restrictions on deductions from paychecks limited an employer’s...

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West Virginia Employers Now Allowed to Recover Costs of Unreturned Property

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:00

Changes to the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act mean employers have a new option for recovering the cost of items not returned by employees upon separation of employment. Source: alexskopje / iStock / Getty Before House Bill 2546, which went into effect on May 15, restrictions on deductions from paychecks limited an employer’s...

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Risk Analysis, Management Among Major Problems Found in HIPAA Audits

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:38

Security risk analysis and risk management were among the most acute compliance problems found by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in its recent desk audits of covered entities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). In 2016 and 2017, HHS’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) conducted “desk...

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Risk Analysis, Management Among Major Problems Found in HIPAA Audits

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:38

Security risk analysis and risk management were among the most acute compliance problems found by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in its recent desk audits of covered entities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Source: guvendemir / iStock / Getty In 2016 and 2017, HHS’ Office for Civil...

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Risk Analysis, Management Among Major Problems Found in HIPAA Audits

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:38

Security risk analysis and risk management were among the most acute compliance problems found by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in its recent desk audits of covered entities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Source: guvendemir / iStock / Getty In 2016 and 2017, HHS’ Office for Civil...

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Data Hygiene and the Future of Recruiting

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work for....

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Data Hygiene and the Future of Recruiting

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work...

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Data Hygiene and the Future of Recruiting

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

It’s no secret—recent hiring surges have led to a more competitive job market. And, as a result, recruiters and hiring managers are now operating within what is referred to as a “candidate-driven market.” This means high-quality candidates can be selective about which interviews they take and, ultimately, which company they work...

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Pros and Cons of Allowing Pets at Work

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

Does your organization allow employees to bring their pets into the workplace? Is it something you would even consider? Some would argue that because most cats and dogs sleep the majority of the day anyway, and their mere presence can be calming and reassuring for their owners and others, this may be a way to […] The post Pros and Cons of...

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Pros and Cons of Allowing Pets at Work

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

Does your organization allow employees to bring their pets into the workplace? Is it something you would even consider? Some would argue that because most cats and dogs sleep the majority of the day anyway, and their mere presence can be calming and reassuring for their owners and others, this may be a way to make employees happy, with little...

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Pros and Cons of Allowing Pets at Work

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

Does your organization allow employees to bring their pets into the workplace? Is it something you would even consider? Some would argue that because most cats and dogs sleep the majority of the day anyway, and their mere presence can be calming and reassuring for their owners and others, this may be a way to make employees happy, with little...

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HR Keys for Creating Effective Unconscious Bias Training and Essential Follow-Up Tools

EntertainHR - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 04:00

Starbucks employees all over the country are set to examine unconscious bias in training classes later this month, but the incident that led to the company’s decision to conduct the training has sparked discussions among many more employers. Video from April showing two black men in handcuffs being escorted from a Philadelphia Starbucks coffee...

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