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Be Clear On Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 19, 2018 4:01:48 PM

In California, if an employee claims to feel uncomfortable, afraid or in some way bullied or coerced, they can claim to have been sexually harassed. The problem for employers and managers is that the behavior is sometimes unintentional or hard to classify, which can still cause problems.

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.

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Topics: HR management practices, harassment, employee lawsuits, sexual harassment, workforce management

The Future Of HR And Workforce Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 31, 2018 8:50:00 AM

The field of human resources and workforce management is changing. Some of these changes are already happening, while others are coming soon. This means HR professionals must adapt.

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.

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Topics: human resources management, HR management practices, hr management trends, personal technology, workforce management

Workplace Violence And HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 23, 2018 11:28:48 AM

HR management entails a wide variety of tasks, and this includes preventing and preparing for workplace violence. In fact, California labor law makes it a requirement for healthcare facilities.

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, 

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Topics: california labor law, HR management practices, labor law compliance, handbook, workplace violence

5 Common HR Management Mistakes

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Every business has an HR management component that understands legal compliance is critical. But do you know the most common legal mistakes made by HR?

 

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Topics: HR compliance, HR management practices, labor law compliance, labor law, compliance mistakes

California Employers: The Cost of New Hires 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 22, 2017 9:24:03 AM

Being an employer in California can be a challenging endeavor. One of those challenges is navigating the real costs of finding and bringing on new hires.

In the midst of all the tasks required to recruit, vet, interview and hire new employees it is easy to lose sight of the costs involved. However, being aware of and managing the costs involved in hiring employees is critical.

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Topics: recruiting and hiring, HR management practices, new hire, employee onboarding, employee turnover

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