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.


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.

Using Civility Training to Prevent Harassment

By Joan S. Farrell, JD Can civility training prevent workplace harassment? We find out in today’s Advisor with an article by BLR® Legal Editor Joan S. Farrell, JD.

If ICE Comes Knocking: I-9 Audits and Travel Implications

By Kate McGovern Tornone In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® Editor Kate McGovern Tornone covered some of the training employers must consider for front-facing employees should U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pay a visit to the worksite. Today Tornone discusses I-9s and travel implications.

Do Your Employees Know What to Do if ICE Visits?

By Kate McGovern Tornone There has been much talk of immigration enforcement in the past several months, and employers should be training their employees on what to do should a federal agency show up at their worksite. We cover what companies need to know in an article by BLR® Editor Kate McGovern Tornone.

Training Translates into Effective Performance Management

Twenty-six percent of participants in a recent survey provide training for performance evaluators on an annual basis, and approximately 10 percent do so more frequently. How can this form of training increase the effectiveness of your company’s performance management program?

HR Case Illustrates the Need for Proper Training

By Kate McGovern Tornone In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® editor Kate McGovern Tornone laid out the facts of a case where an HR manager wasn’t careful in communication. Today Tornone reveals the outcome of the case—and why it could’ve been prevented with good HR training.

Train HR Managers to Watch What They Say (or E-Mail)!

By Kate McGovern Tornone Missteps on the part of HR can lead to legal hot water—and it’s important that your HR managers are trained properly. To illustrate this, BLR® editor Kate McGovern Tornone examines a recent court case.

HR Needs 21st-Century Training and Performance Management

Young businesswoman giving presentation on future plans to her colleagues at office By Morag Barrett In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Morag Barrett made the case for why HR must be brought into the 21st century. Today she elaborates on what this means for performance management and training.

Bringing HR into the 21st Century

By Morag Barrett Some of HR’s policies and practices (including training) seem a little dated by today’s standards. Today guest columnist Morag Barrett makes the case for why HR must be brought into the 21st century.

Have You Considered Personality Assessments for Your Onboarding?

Employers can spend years trying to figure out what makes their employees tick, but a company called Employer Flexible seeks to help employers zero in on the issue shortly after new employees are hired. Personality assessments during onboarding may set the stage for effective workplace interactions.
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