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Communication, Development & Evaluation

How To Navigate Employee Termination Challenges Using Tech

February 8, 2024

Via: Spiceworks

Jordi Romero, CEO and co-founder of Factorial HR, explains the role of HR tech solutions in addressing employee termination challenges, providing insights on how technology can impact the future of work. Navigating the complexities of employee termination in the digital […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 tips to better manage difficult performance conversations

December 28, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Research conducted among hybrid teams shows that one-third of U.S. hybrid workers would like more one-on-one time with their managers to get feedback on their performance. This is all very well when feedback is positive; however, critical feedback is something […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Home for the holidays: Employees report declining interest in workplace social events

December 19, 2023

Via: HR Dive

The survey’s results may worry business leaders who have culture and engagement on their minds. “The link between workplace connections and job satisfaction is well documented,” the Visier team noted, pointing to an Eagle Hill survey finding that for 40% […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Reverse Bullying: When Managers Feel Intimidated by Their Subordinates

December 11, 2023

Via: SHRM

Managers have been well-trained on what discrimination, retaliation, harassment and bullying look and feel like in the workplace. But “reverse bullying” often gets short shrift, even though it is just as real. Subordinates have been known to “intimidate upward,” making […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

4 Strategies for Building a Diverse and Supportive Company Culture

October 31, 2023

Via: HR Hero

In the last few years, many companies have been placing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as a higher priority, focusing on creating a company culture where anyone can feel comfortable and supported. Building this environment takes an empathetic approach and […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

An Employee Is Accused of Misconduct: What Should You Do?

October 18, 2023

Via: Spark

Take all complaints seriously Whether you receive a formal or informal complaint of employee misconduct, take all complaints seriously, regardless of who is involved. Encourage employees to report issues before they become severe or pervasive and without fear of retaliation. […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Halloween in the Workplace: 10 Do’s and Don’ts

October 16, 2023

Via: SHRM

For HR managers and employees alike, Halloween can be more of a trick than a treat. While workplace Halloween festivities can create an atmosphere that helps co-workers have fun and get to know each other, the fall holiday’s central themes […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

What to Do When Employees Make Employers the Enemy

October 9, 2023

Via: SHRM

Employees are resisting a return to the office. Labor strikes have been sweeping the U.S. Job candidates are ghosting recruiters. “HR is not your friend” is trending on TikTok. Right now, the climate in the workplace sure seems like it’s […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Why Good Leaders Go Bad

October 6, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Reliably, almost every hand shoots up. Enduring a jerk of a boss seems to be a workforce universal constant in every industry. This is reflected in popular culture in movies like Horrible Bosses and Horrible Bosses 2 and television shows […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Respond When an Employee Badmouths You or Your Company

October 5, 2023

Via: SHRM

Ben Lamarche, general manager of Lock Search Group’s offices across Canada and in Boston, once found out that one of his 35 employees was badmouthing the company on an anonymous internal platform. Instead of immediately reacting and responding to the […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Canadian Workplaces Deal with Passive Aggression in the Workplace

September 13, 2023

Via: SHRM

Passive-aggressive behavior can hurt company culture and sometimes lead to harassment claims in Canada. This behavior is challenging for HR to investigate and stop. All team members should practice healthy communication, said Cheryl Cran, founder and CEO of Next Mapping, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 in-demand leadership skills to empower future leaders

September 11, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Prioritize leadership development by helping employees become more effective and empowered. Learning and development is vital to any company wanting to build and retain top talent. According to the Harris Poll, 70% of employees would leave their current company for […]


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

Do Your Employees Know How to Report Misconduct?

August 2, 2023

Via: SHRM

Workplace harassment happens in many U.S. workplaces, but most employees who witness or experience such misconduct do not report it to HR, according to a new report by software company HR Acuity, based in Florham Park, N.J. In a survey […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 Tips for Closing Benefits Communication Gaps

July 10, 2023

Via: SHRM

As employee benefits open enrollment season looms, HR professionals will be spending a lot of time and resources to create and send messages to employees about benefits plans. Yet, many of these efforts fall flat. A new study by LegalShield, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 Tips for Conducting Remote Performance Reviews in 2023

June 2, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Remote work offers increased freedom and flexibility, but it poses a few challenges, too. As a manager in a hybrid workplace environment, you may face difficulties in delivering effective performance reviews to your remote employees. If so, you’re not alone. […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Talking politics at work: How HR can manage as presidential candidates make bids

May 25, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Discourse about the funky rollout seems to have overshadowed the actual presidential bid announcement made by Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., on Wednesday night. The start of a highly anticipated challenge to former President Donald Trump and incumbent President Joe Biden […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 Ways to Show Up for Your People During Challenging Times

May 19, 2023

Via: HR Hero

In 2023, we find ourselves at an inflection point in the world of work. While the rollercoaster of responding to a global pandemic has slowed, the baton of uncertainty has been passed. The workforce now faces an unpredictable economy, widespread […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Pros and Cons of ‘Cameras On’ During Virtual Meetings

May 12, 2023

Via: Entrepreneur

Arecent survey of 4,200 work-from-home employees found that 49% report a positive impact from engagement when their cameras are on during online meetings, and only 10% felt disengagement from turning on cameras. As leaders are figuring out hybrid and remote […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Vanderpump Rules Drama Offers Employers a Lesson in Office Dating No-Nos

May 10, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Vanderpump Rules chronicles the life and times of the extremely attractive employees at former Real Housewife Lisa Vanderpump’s highly successful restaurants throughout greater Los Angeles. Bravo fans were shocked when reports recently surfaced that the mustachioed Tom Sandoval, co-owner of […]