The best way to avoid allegations of workplace discrimination is to treat everyone equally, right? Wrong. Equal treatment can actually lead to claims of discrimination. In other words, sometimes the most well-meaning, or even seemingly inoffensive, efforts can backfire on businesses that just want to do the right thing. What’s more, unlike obvious forms of … Continue reading Are You Committing Accidental Discrimination?
Did you know? We’re heading to the Atlantic City Convention Center for the 27th Annual Garden State Council – SHRM Conference and Exposition. We’ll be at booth #317, and we couldn’t be more excited to be a sponsor. Did you also know? GSC-SHRM holds this conference and exposition every year to bring New Jersey HR professionals together to network and to participate in … Continue reading Did You Know? GSC-SHRM 2018
How are you celebrating National Learning and Development Month this October? What? You didn’t know? That’s OK. Because you know something far more important — that building skills is an ongoing process that should be happening throughout the year. And sure enough, there are countless employee and leadership development programs to help you do just … Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Mentoring Matter at Your Company
2018 marks the 20th publication anniversary of Harry Potter for this side of the pond, and today is both Harry and JK Rowling’s birthdays. To celebrate, I thought it’d be fun to combine JK and HP’s wizarding world with our magical world of HR. When reading or watching the series, anyone with a mind inclined toward HR can … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Human Resources Nightmare
And Will Anyone Actually Read It? Yes, you do need an employee handbook. And no, your people will not read it — unless you make it interesting and relevant to their needs. Let’s face it: At many organizations, if you ask employees if they’ve read the company manual, they’ll most likely answer, “We have a … Continue reading Does My Company Need an Employee Handbook?