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Communication, Development & Evaluation

What to do When Employees Claim Religious Exemption From Vaccine Mandates

October 21, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Although most employers were hesitant to implement vaccine mandates after the initial rollout of the COVID-19 shots, the still-surging pandemic (driven by the highly contagious delta variant) has caused many companies to rethink their position. Exemptions may be available, however, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Imposter Syndrome Impacts Leaders Too: Here’s How to Use Imposter Syndrome to Bring You and Your Employees Closer

October 20, 2021

Via: HR Hero

For many, imposter syndrome is simply a natural obstacle in life. It’s a psychological pattern in which individuals doubt their skills or accomplishments and have an internalized fear of being exposed as frauds. Research shows that imposter syndrome impacts 70% […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Workplace Harassment in a Remote Office

October 18, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Bullying and harassment are often seen as relics of childhood. But for many, even years removed from the playground or locker room, bullying and harassment continue. While the behaviors associated with workplace harassment may be subtler than the torments faced […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Handling Inappropriate Comments Not Covered by Other Policies

October 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

It’s likely your organization already has anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policies in place. You probably also have some form of anti-violence or anti-bullying policy too. But how do you handle it when an employee is acting in a way that’s clearly […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

After Stressful Pandemic, Don’t Be Surprised If Employees Are Reluctant to Return

October 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There has been ample news coverage about the invisible toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on our personal lives, but we’re just beginning to grapple with the damage done to our workplaces. As employees return to in-person work, you must […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Preparing for a Skip-Level Meeting

September 23, 2021

Via: SHRM

Organizational leaders sometimes hold skip-level meetings in order to insert themselves into potentially problematic departments or teams that may wrestle with chronic performance problems, stability challenges or ongoing misconduct issues. Likewise, some senior executives prefer to hold these meetings on […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Take the Fear out of Feedback

September 22, 2021

Via: SHRM

The ability to give feedback is a superpower. Little nuggets of feedback can change lives. But the word “feedback” has a negative connotation, perhaps because not many people are comfortable giving it. One mistake many managers make when giving feedback […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Keep Conversation Going With Employees as They Return to In-Person Work

September 21, 2021

Via: HR Hero

It was only a year ago that work-from-home became the norm in most of our households. Overnight, employers and employees were forced to adjust the way they live and work, while following COVID-19 guidelines. Just when it seemed routines were […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Importance of Pronouncing Names Properly

September 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Once fodder for TV and movie comedy, non-Western names are increasingly common in American culture and work life. Moreover, as American companies increasingly have subsidiaries in or otherwise do business with foreign countries, exposure to such names is only increasing. […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Take a Breath Before Sending that Angry Email

September 10, 2021

Via: HR Hero

It’s probably safe to say that everyone has said things in a heated moment they later regretted. It could be during an argument with a significant other or while scolding a child, for example. Depending on how one looks at […]