Category: Human Resources

HR training must cover a lot. From training new employees to experienced managers, you have your work cut out for you. But with articles covering team building, FMLA, FLSA, job descriptions, hiring, and more, we’ll help you stay on top of the latest in training and compliance.


Big Data: HR Must Ask the Right Questions

In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Kate McGovern Tornone discussed how improperly trained HR professionals could be buying a lawsuit with big data. Today, Tornone goes over the key risks surrounding the issue and questions HR needs to ask.

Buying a Lawsuit with Big Data

Employers are increasingly turning to analytics to aid in recruiting, hiring, and more. But with the federal government eyeing “big data” as a potential area needing nondiscrimination enforcement, experts say HR must ask the right questions before buying any products or services.

Another Case Demonstrates Need for Appropriate Training

A warehouse maintenance worker who suffers from migraine headaches filed a suit against his former employer saying, among other things, that his supervisor retaliated against him for taking medical leave. The alleged retaliation included being denied certain refresher safety training.

What Is Civility Training, and How Can It Help Your Organization?

By Bridget Miller We have reported on civility training in a previous issue of the Advisor, but what really is civility training, and how can it be used to benefit your company? We have some thoughts on the matter from guest columnist Bridget Miller.

Resolving Workplace Conflicts with Respect

Yesterday’s Advisor offered 10 steps for creating a workplace culture of respect. Today, we’re taking a closer look at how respect can be essential when working to resolve workplace conflicts.

Create a Culture of Respect through Training

Would you say that there is a culture of respect at your company? In today’s Advisor, we’re providing 10 easy steps that can build such a culture in your workplace. These steps can be used in a brief, no-nonsense training session.

Investigating Substance Abuse the Right Way

Yesterday’s Advisor discussed the problem of substance abuse in the workplace as well as the laws regarding this issue. Today we’re covering how to investigate suspected abuse—and what to do if such abuse is discovered.

Suspected Substance Abuse: Are You Training the Appropriate People?

April is Alcohol Awareness Month—do you have training in place that addresses the topic of substance abuse in the workplace? Today we’re providing some general training information for you to share with the appropriate personnel at your organization.

The 6 Steps of Progressive Discipline

Yesterday’s Advisor provided a basic outline for training sessions regarding progressive discipline. Today, we review six steps of progressive discipline.

Training in Proper Progressive Discipline

Discipline is always challenging, both in the home and in the workplace. Training on proper progressive discipline is critical to avoiding potential lawsuits while also bringing out the best performance in employees by turning them from problems to top performers.
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