Category Archives for Human Resources

Dispute Resolution

A Guide To Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration & Mediation (Guest: Ross Runkel)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Ross Runkel, an independent labor & employment arbitrator and mediator explores alternative dispute resolution.

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benefits of maintaining an open-door policy

The Benefits of Maintaining an Open-Door Policy

There are many benefits to maintaining an open-door policy, but it’s not as simple as telling your employees the door is open. The door needs to swing in both directions! Unfortunately, we’ve seen many companies perpetuate an open-door policy that still end up succumbing to union organizing efforts. It mustn’t be simply a policy, but a real thing. Leaders need to invite interaction, proactively ask employees what their thoughts are, and build a deep level of employee trust that solicits feedback and addresses any potential concerns.

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Employee Onboarding

Onboarding Today: What’s In, What’s Out, What’s Next! (Guest: Anja Zojčeska)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Anja Zojčeska explains what makes for successful employee onboarding, to keep new hires enthusiastic & engaged.

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speaking up at work

Courageous Cultures: Empowering the Employee Voice (Guests: Karin Hurt and David Dye)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Karin Hurt & David Dye explain how to get employees to speak up in the workplace.

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job recruitment

Labor Relations Recruitment: Specialized Talent Demands A Specialized Search (Guest: Kate Jackson)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Kate Jackson, Partner at Serrano Search, explains how they fill highly specialized labor relations jobs.

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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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ways to improve employee relations

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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Recruitment Strategy Plan

Recruiting Sucks…But It Doesn’t Have To (Guest: Steve Lowisz)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Steve Lowisz talks about the importance of updating your recruitment strategy plan, and blasts some myths along the way!

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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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Corporate Social Responsibility

The Rising Momentum of Corporate Social Responsibility (Guest: Susan McPherson)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Susan McPherson will talk with us about why being socially responsible is a critical part of a corporate survival.

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