Tag: mistakes

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Learning from Every Project

August 18, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There is a tendency in the business world to treat each project’s outcome in a binary fashion—as either a success or a failure. This dichotomy rarely reflects the reality of project outcomes. It also makes it difficult to accurately evaluate […]

Research, Software

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

January 14, 2019

Via: HR Hero

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, but here we are. As part of my personal year-end celebration, I have prepared an informal ranking of the top mistakes I’ve tried to help clients avoid, correct, or […]

Research, Software

Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Addressing Workplace Harassment

December 21, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Did you know that: 81% of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment during their lifetime and that 38% of the harassment they experience occurs inside the workplace? That 75% of people have been affected by workplace bullying? And […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

7 Common Mistakes in Leadership Development Training

November 19, 2018

Via: HR Hero

It’s no secret that Millennials recently surpassed Generation X to become the single largest cohort in the American Workforce. Which means that younger adults will be continuing to move into positions of leadership and management. Unfortunately, leadership training is generally […]

Research, Software

A Step-by-Step Guide to Terminating Employees for Theft

July 16, 2018

Via: Workforce

A 2016 University of Florida Study found that the percentage of shrink caused by employee theft was “only” 30 percent. This accounts for approximately $15 billion in losses on an annual basis. Catching an employee stealing would seem an unassailable […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

If This Is How You’re Doing Workplace Engagement, You’re Doing It All Wrong

June 28, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

With the almost incessant buzz around the term “employee engagement” over the past few years, everyone knows how important it is for employees to feel a deep connection to the work they do. We all care — and are all […]

Research, Software

Pitfalls to Avoid When Conducting Your First Employee Benefit Plan Audit

June 11, 2018

Via: Workforce

Annually, the IRS identifies the 12e biggest mistakes noted in 401(k) plans and publishes a “fix-it” guide to assist HR professionals/plan administrators. Of those twelve, four such mistakes are the most common across plans. These pitfalls should be taken into […]

Research, Software

If you require the overtime, pay the overtime

May 14, 2018

Via: Omega HR Solutions

I am amazed sometimes at the things employers will do to avoid paying overtime. If this is done unintentionally, it is a sign of ignorance and lack of proper understanding of the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. If […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

3 manager mistakes costing employers top talent

September 12, 2016

Via: HR Morning

In today’s job market, there are a lot of employers competing for the best talent — including those superstars who currently work for you. That makes it paramount that your managers do everything possible to retain your best workers. Some […]

Communication, Software

8 common but costly benefits communication mistakes

June 9, 2016

Via: HR Morning

Here are a few stats that really drive home just how critical benefits communication is for HR pros. When employees that were offered rich employer benefits received poor communication, just 22% of those workers reported being satisfied with their benefits. […]