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What Your Organization Can Do to Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

With TIME Magazine’s recent declaration that the “Silence Breakers” (women who have come forward to report their personal experiences as victims of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace) as their “Person of the Year”, there is clearly a desire to see sexual harassment stamped out in the workplace. Show More Summary

The Cost of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

60+ By now, you’ve probably lost count of how many prominent celebrities, CEO’s, and politicians have publically faced allegations of some form of sexual harassment in the wake of revelations over former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s...Show More Summary

Social Media Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Utilizing social media to recruit candidates is at an all-time high. LinkedIn and Facebook have forged a new bridge linking job applicants directly to recruiters and the companies they are looking to join. It is crucial for HR departments...Show More Summary

What is a FMLA Serious Health Condition?

In this free webinar, we'll take a deeper dive into the key fundamentals of FMLA as well as define what qualifies as an FMLA serious health condition. An FMLA serious health condition refers to: An illness injury impairment A physical...Show More Summary

6 Performance Management Tools for the Modern HR Department

Performance management has grown significantly from the traditional annual performance review model that many organizations adapted at one point in time. Performance management is no longer a one-track mindset. In order to practice performance...Show More Summary

Lean Method and Six Sigma: What Is The Difference and Which Do You Need?

Lean principles and methods have become so closely tied to Six Sigma tools, knowing which is which can often be confusing. Compressing the two approaches into the moniker, Lean Six Sigma, is common. Although separate, Lean methods and Six Sigma tools can work together well. Show More Summary

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act? The Fundamentals of ADA Webinar

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a law that has been in effect since 1992. The purpose of this law is to ensure that employers cannot discriminate against qualified disabilities...Show More Summary

Use These 4 Kinds of Data to Improve Your Talent Management Strategy

1. Exit Interviews/Surveys Starting with employees that are leaving may sound a little backward, but in ERC’s research we consistently see that this method of collecting employee feedback is by far the most common. In fact, at full three-quarters...Show More Summary

Should You Still Be Asking Candidates for their Salary History?

This scenario may sound familiar—you are anxiously searching for a new position and filling out an online job application for your dream role, when a required question appears: ‘What is your current salary?’. Or worse, you are at anShow More Summary

4 Tips to Planning a Successful Company Holiday Party

Planning a company holiday party can become overwhelming if you overly concern yourself with trying to please everyone. It’s important to keep the purpose of the event at the forefront of your mind at all times, it’s to celebrate with...Show More Summary

3 Budgeting Tips to Bring Your HR Budget New Life

Developing your annual HR budget can become monotonous when line items stay the same year after year. Shake things up a bit and give your budget the refresher it so desperately needs. Here are a few easy tips to ensure your budget reflects your actual department needs. 1. Show More Summary

3 Things to Consider When Handling Overtime Pay

As is the case with many employment related statutes, exactly how and what your organization must adhere to depends largely on an often complex combination of state and federal law, as well as any employer specific policies. Overtime pay is certainly no exception. Show More Summary

Free Printable Daylight Savings Time Change Poster: November 5, 2017

Download this free printable Daylight Savings Time Change Poster to alert your staff of the impending time change on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Download the Poster

5 Tips for Engaging Tenured Employees

For many managers or HR professionals, they’ve encountered an entitled tenured employee once or twice in their career. You know, the employee who thinks because they were a top performer in 2007 that they can slack off and still reap the benefits as someone producing twice the results but is half their age. Show More Summary

3 Thinking Skills That Strong Leaders Must Have

WRITTEN BY DR. DAVID WATTERSON, FOUNDER OF ERC'S AFFILIATE, WATTERSON & ASSOCIATES, INC. Strong leaders must have robust and balanced thinking skills. These skills are critical prerequisites for high performance as they are needed to process information and then communicate clearly business plans and strategies. Show More Summary

You Want to Be a Great Workplace. So Now What?

It is true that becoming a “great workplace” doesn’t happen overnight. But instead of getting overwhelmed by a seemingly endless list of programs and offerings (and money, being “great” must cost so much money!) that so called “great...Show More Summary

7 Considerations When Developing Your Training Budget

Developing a budget for training or professional development for your employees can be a daunting task for many HR departments. There are so many unknowns that occur during the year that trigger the need for a specific training thatShow More Summary

3 Ways to Calculate a Training & Development Budget for Your Organization

According the 2016 State of the Industry report from the Association for Talent Development, organizations spend an average of $1,252 per employee for direct learning expenditures. Organizations smaller in size spend more per employee...Show More Summary

The Most Common Form I-9 Mistakes You Could Be Making

Completing a Form I-9 is likely one of the most routine administrative tasks that an HR professional handles. After all, every time a new employee is hired, or when an employee’s employment authorization or documentation of employment authorization has expired, another Form I-9 must be completed. Show More Summary

Are Your Benefits in Compliance with DOL Fiduciary Rules?

Dealing with benefits can be extremely rewarding when you see the positive impact it makes on an employee and their family. However, when it comes to certain benefits, compliance and legality can become an overwhelming concern for employers. So,...Show More Summary

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