Category Archives for Best Business Practices

HR Policies and Procedures

How Do I Ensure My HR Policies and Procedures Don’t (Unintentionally) Break Any Laws?

Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures are the heart of an organization’s equitable treatment of employees and the basic starting point for employee engagement. They must be legal, fair, thorough and unbiased. It’s an enormous challenge to meet these requirements in a business world where each generation has different expectations. In addition, government laws and regulations regularly change.

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Best Practices in Employee Relations: Lowe’s (Guest: Stephanie Miller)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Stephanie Miller, Director of Employee Relations (US) for Lowe’s explains how they handle this critical topic.

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What Type of Employee Engagement Surveys Are Most Effective Today?

You may wonder which type of employee engagement survey may be most effective in today’s climate. It’s a relatively simple question, but it doesn’t have the most straightforward answer. It’s not exactly easy to measure employee engagement, and it will depend on several factors, including your unique organization, the size of your company, and others. “Employee engagement” tends to be a buzzword among most HR professionals, and for a good reason.

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Create Harassment Training in 10 Steps

It can be a daunting task to create harassment training for your workplace. Additionally, updating your company’s harassment program to comply with current laws can be a challenge, especially if you operate in multiple states. The ten steps to develop and implement, and even improve, a harassment prevention training program is below.

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Corporate Social Media Policies

Updating Your Corporate Social Media Policy (Guest: Bob Oberstein)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Bob Oberstein discusses the need to update corporate social media policies and communicate them to employees.

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The Emma Coalition – Addressing Technology-Induced Displacement of Employees (Guest: Michael Lotito)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Michael Lotito discusses TIDE: Technology-Induced Displacement of Employees, addressing the phenomenon of AI replacing jobs.

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7 signs of authenticity in business

7 Signs of Authenticity in Business

What does authenticity in business look like? It’s a lot more than conducting regular staff meetings or creating open floor plans. Authenticity is part of a company’s core set of values. It involves openness at every level of the business.

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Anticipating Staffing Shortages: Do You Have a Plan In Place? (Guest: Michele Vincent)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Michele Vincent discusses worker shortages, contingent workers and the critical need for organizations to have staffing contingency plans in advance of disruptions that create a need for temporary work.

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COVID-19 communication with employees

COVID-19 Communication with Employees + Five Essential Employee Emails to Send Now

Unfortunately, no one has the handbook for communicating with employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic, but what follows is a suggested approach, as well as some sample texts that can help you convey the right message at the right time.

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How Company Culture Affects Employee Turnover

This has many leaders questioning how company culture affects turnover rates and what they can do to strengthen culture and boost employee retention. We’ll cover some of the most important pieces of company culture that your workplace should focus on to take control of employee turnover.

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