Category Archives for Human Resources

Talent Acquisition Strategy

Talent Strategies That Can Make Your Company “Unquittable” (Guest: Jim Bitterle)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Jim Bitterle discusses his new book “Unquittable”, and explains the talent strategies that can lead to success!

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The Science of Happiness or “The Happiness Advantage”

The premise of the “happiness advantage” is based on simple habits that you can implement (at no cost) to your workplace to have major positive resultsand change the way your employees think about their workplace and their lives.

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FMLA Insights

Ten Years Of “FMLA Insights” (Guest: Jeff Nowak)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Littler Shareholder Jeff Nowak celebrates the ten-year anniversary of his informational blog, “FMLA Insights”!

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Can I Stop Tension-Filled Political Discussions in the Workplace?

At a management meeting, one of your leaders shares that she heard several of her employees having a political discussion about a candidate’s support for the Pro Act (H.R.2474 – Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019). She shared that the discussion turned into a conversation about the company’s contract workers gaining the right to bargain […]

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employee handbook examples

Drafting The Modern Employee Handbook (Guest: Ryan Golden)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Ryan Golden, a reporter with HR Dive talks about modern employee handbooks, and why yours likely needs updating.

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Election Year Workplace Politics

Managing Election Year Politics in the Workplace (Guest: Abigail Johnson Hess)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Abigail Johnson Hess, a reporter with CNBC Make It talks about managing political discussions in the workplace.

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Communicating Employee Benefits to Enhance Relationships with your Employees

It’s critical to appropriately communicate employee benefits changes and packages with your workforce in a concise, understandable way and clearly explains everything in detail to your staff. While we’ve written about employee benefits before, communication in the workplace is changing rapidly

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Giving and Receiving Feedback

Feedback (and Other Dirty Words): Why We Fear It, How to Fix It (Guest: M. Tamra Chandler)

On this episode of ProjectHR, M. Tamra Chandler, author of Feedback (and Other Dirty Words) discusses ways we can fix the feedback process.

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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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