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Communication, Development & Evaluation

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace: How Managers Can Use Tools to Understand How to Address It

March 25, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Conflict. How does that word make you feel? In particular, how does conflict in the workplace make you feel? When we asked that question as part of a research project, many said that conflict made them feel anxious or stressed, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Managing Toxic Employees

September 6, 2023

Via: SHRM

In the midst of the pandemic, the Great Resignation shook the American workforce. Between April and September 2021, a record 24 million Americans resigned from their jobs. Employers were left desperate for staff, offering attractive signing bonuses and wage bumps. […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Is It Discrimination, or Just a Failure to Communicate?

January 14, 2022

Via: SHRM

One of the most famous lines in movie history comes from the 1967 picture “Cool Hand Luke.” After the prison warden (played by Strother Martin) uses a club to strike a rebellious convict (played by Paul Newman), the warden looks […]


Workplace wellness

Workplace Violence May Jump During Return to Work

May 27, 2021

Via: SHRM

As workers transition from being isolated at home—whether working remotely or furloughed and waiting to return—some experts fear a rise in workplace violence. HR professionals can take proactive steps to minimize this risk. “Always remember that workplace violence is generally […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

What to Do When Touchy Topics Come Up at Work

May 27, 2021

Via: SHRM

Touchy topics in the workplace—politics, racism, religion—can stir up employees and create discord if not handled properly. Some employers, such as Basecamp, a software development company, are banning use of internal social media outlets for such conversations. Others are looking […]


Workplace wellness

Bringing Political Civility into the Workplace

December 17, 2020

Via: SHRM

We can all agree that 2020 has been an unforgettable year. With the 2020 presidential election coming to an end, it’s also clear that we are politically divided as a nation. Political discussions tend to spill over into the workplace, […]


Workplace wellness

How to Support Employees After the Election

November 3, 2020

Via: SHRM

Employees are dreading going to work on Nov. 4. In a survey by Reflective of 1,000 U.S. employees—conducted earlier this year—54 percent of participants said that if their candidate loses this election, it will impact their performance at work. Another […]


Communication, Software

Putting Humanity into HR Compliance: Resolving the Conflicts of Others

May 28, 2019

Via: SHRM

One of the most valuable services HR professionals can perform is helping other employees resolve their conflicts. Conflict itself is not necessarily negative. From different points of view, breakthrough ideas or strategies can be found. Synergies can be developed. Wounds […]


Research, Software

Bad Apples 101: Dealing with Difficult Employees

November 8, 2018

Via: HR Hero

No one becomes an HR professional, a manager, or a business owner with the delusion that it will be all puppies, rainbows, and cotton candy. So why do some leaders shy away from dealing with difficult employees or throw up […]


Workplace wellness

Strategies for Dealing with Hostile People in the Workplace

October 24, 2018

Via: HR Hero

So, you are dealing with a hostile coworker, colleague, or team member. According to the research, you are not alone. With one study showing that nearly one in five American workers report exposure to hostile or threatening social environments at […]