Sexual harassment is an umbrella term encompassing a number of unwanted behaviors that include physical as well as non-physical harassment. Sexual harassment in your workplace is a serious issue and, no matter how large or small the incidents are and who is involved, managers or employers must take quick and appropriate actions. Sexual harassment can be perpetrated by anyone in the workplace like a co-worker, manager or a client. The perpetrator and the recipient could be anyone, irrespective of the gender. Physical harassment includes touches, hugs and coerced sex acts whereas non-physical harassment includes suggestive gestures and remarks, and requests for sexual fervors. In fact any conduct of sexual nature that makes an employee uncomfortable can be termed as sexual harassment. Continue reading “Strategies To Prevent Sexual Harassment In Your Workplace”
HRCI And SHRM Approved Webinars A Continuing Education Credit (CEC) or Continuing Education Unit (CEU) refers to a measure used in continuing education programs for helping professionals maintain their license in the profession. Continuing education is mandatory in several fields and is described as participation in different educational programs and activities. Continue reading “Double Up Your Learning Benefits With HRCI And SHRM Approved Webinars”
A problem or a complaint, formal or informal, in a company often puts the employer in a tight spot where the workflow or the company’s reputation could be at stake. In such workplace investigation cases, it’s important for the employer to carry out a proper investigation. However, in many organizations, HR or compliance investigators lack appropriate training for conducting workplace investigations. Being an employer you must know that w hen a problem arises, it’s essential to take fast and effective action in order to find out the cause and remedy of the problem, and also to protect the company from dire consequences. Continue reading “Make Your Workplace Investigation Successful”
Most of the people are aware of the laws protecting employees from harassment and discrimination but very few know that there are also laws protecting from Workplace Retaliation. In this digital era, the social media is increasingly being used by the employees for complaining about their employers or employees. Consequently, employment-law retaliation claims, concerning social media activity, has also gained prominence. In light of certain laws, the employers need to think about their social media policies carefully to avoid legal liabilities. Continue reading “Workplace Retaliation: Laws and Concerns in the Digital Era”
Most organizations attribute their success to having made a conscious effort to put the customer first. Now, some organizations are also applying the same principles to employees. Using this Consumerization of HR approach, organizations view employees as customers and serve their needs, in the same way, resulting in stronger employee engagement, loyalty, and improved resource planning. After all, it is employees who serve on the front lines of customer service and represent the company as brand ambassadors. It is employees who help meet business objectives. And it is employees who are ultimately responsible for the organization’s success. Continue reading “Employee First – Consumerization of HR”
The importance of business leadership is well said by Ronald Reagan in this quote – “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” A good leader will convert even a weak business plan into success whereas a poor leader can damage even the most excellent plan. This is the reason why developing effective leadership skills are very important. With good leadership, employees experience personal satisfaction in work as well as life, extended skills and competencies and more qualified and developed people. Continue reading “Benefits of Effective Leadership Development”
A recent research by Pew Research Center showed that nearly 72% adults in the United States own a Smartphone. Mobile Learning is an innovation that has drastically transformed the way info is obtained and used. Mobile phones have become such an important necessity that everyone wishes to own at least one. As a result, e-learning industries are taking huge advantage of this.
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Always there has been a lot of buzz about virtual reality and augmented reality. Most of them wonder if they will revolutionize eLearning or will they enhance eLearning. Above all, can we provide cost-effective eLearning with these emerging technologies?