Transcript of ESBHR Podcast 12: Employment Reference Checks- An Important Next Step Listen to the audio. Reference checking is an important part of the interviewing and hiring process, yet so many supervisors are unsure of either how to go about checking references, or why they should even take the time to check references on their job […]
Another year has come and gone. Time to make our annual pledge to make changes in our behavior. Whether the period of self awareness and change is focused on the personal, or professional, most of us use the arrival of the New Year as a milestone period. It’s when we are most apt to focus on making changes and stepping outside of our comfort zones.
As a business owner, you’re concerned about the rising cost of health care. For HR managers and other decision makers, the impact that employee health and wellness makes on the bottom line becomes more significant every year.
They cost too much money in salary. They’ll need more training to get up to speed. They’ll raise the cost of company-offered health insurance. When it comes to older workers, there’s a litany of reasons—often not articulated—that prevent employers from hiring them.
Congratulations! You made it to management after years of hard work and sacrifice. You received the raise you deserve. You got the office space you wanted. You have the title you always dreamed of. Now what?
Have you ever belittled one of your employees in front of other co-workers? Do you avoid or put off meeting with staff because you’re too busy? Poor working relationships between managers and staff are a guaranteed way to decrease morale and productivity, which is why correcting the situation needs to be a top priority.
We live in a world where it sometimes feels like the threat of violence is ever present. Violence in the workplace is an unfortunate and scary extension of this alarming trend. What is workplace violence exactly?
With the Holiday Season in full swing, many employers ask us about the wisdom of holding company parties where alcohol will be served. They generally want to know about the risk involved if an employee drinks too much at the party and misbehaves, or worse injures or kills someone on the way home.
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast #19: 6 Tips for Determining a Fair Hiring Salary Listen to the audio. Some employers make salary offers based on what they can afford to pay a job candidate with no real thought as to what a competitive salary may be for the type of job that they are hiring for. Other […]
How is your incident reporting system working for you? Or perhaps the question should be – Is your incident reporting system working against you? Lessons learned continue to show that organizations find themselves in ‘reaction mode’ more than they are in ‘prevention mode’.