Employers have submitted job candidates to a variety of tests for years and some organizations require it before making a hiring decision. But not all tests are considered equally valid or even reliable.
Harassment of all types are rightfully unlawful and unwanted in any workplace. However, the reality of working with other people is that undesirable and even unlawful behavior occurs. When it is done out of ignorance of the law and workplace policies, the matter can usually be resolved without legal action.
Each year, industry experts and others attempt to predict upcoming trends in various fields. This is no less true for HR. Many organizations have done studies and conducted surveys to elicit the collective insights of industry professionals - CHMOs, HR managers, recruiters, trainers, etc. - to determine what is actually or quite likely to be the next big changes.
While all incidents of workplace violence are tragic, most people focus only on the more widely publicized occurrences involving multiple casualties. Unfortunately, deaths due to acts of workplace violence occur quite often. In fact, according to information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,