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Posted: 08-09-2017 05:37 PM
Synopsis: 52 leadership quotes by powerful, successful women.
Posted: 08-19-2012 09:41 PM
Sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a problem throughout the USA and the world. Every organization who is serious about prevention needs to provide employee sexual harassment training. Part of this training is a concise, unambiguous sexual harassment policy statement. It needs to be direct and leave no doubt that your workplace has no tolerance for harassing behavior. The following are some tips for writing your organization's policy.
Category: Employment Law
Posted: 04-17-2019 02:15 PM
Synopsis: The Equal Pay Act has been a topic in the news a lot lately as it's revealed that there is a gender gap in salary in most every industry. Learn how to comply with the act and avoid costly penalties and a tarnished reputation.
Posted: 01-06-2011 03:28 AM
It doesn't take charisma or talent to become an inspirational leader, it takes a desire to learn and dedication to see it through. As Vince Lombari once said, "Great Leaders aren't born, they are made with hard work." An inspirational manager motivates his employees because he follows simple repeatable steps and follows them consistently. First of all, a manager needs to respect his team and let them know the importance of their work matters through his words and his actions. Secondly, an inspirational manager publicly acknowledges the contributions of each of his employees individually. Thirdly, he treats each individual as a valuable person who has goals and needs beyond his job. Any manager who follows these simple steps sincerely will inspire a more motivated and productive team.
Posted: 02-01-2011 03:17 AM
Change is inevitable. Unfortunately, change can bring about fear, uncertainty and distrust amongst your workforce. These reactions are normal. Most people will feel one if not all of these feelings at some point when faced with change. It's your job as a manager to get them through these tough times. The business world is constantly in flux and it will be a constant challenge for all managers to bring their employees along and through these changes. Change management training will help them through the process. Here are three ways to help your employees to embrace change.
Posted: 01-23-2011 03:22 AM
Employees perform poorly for several reasons and most of them have nothing to do with motivation. In every situation a manager needs to examine why the employee is performing poorly and enact steps to correct the situation. Candid appraisal meetings where both parties are able to evaluate the situation will help with the process and determine the root causes of the problem. Management training should focus on this extremely important part of managing employees.
Posted: 11-20-2010 04:06 AM
Harassment claims can be financially and legally hard on an organization, but what about the affect on the harassed party. Sexual Harassment can be debilitating to the victim. The effects on work performance and emotional well being can be catastrophic. Employers need to be cognizant of these effects and reach out to the victim to ease the process of recovery.
Category: Employment Law
Posted: 09-02-2012 09:14 PM
The FMLA or Family Medical Leave Act was made law in 1993 and provides for unpaid leave for specific family and medical reasons. The act was passed to give workers a chance to take leave from their employment for pressing family concerns without the fear of losing their job or benefits. All organizations with 50 or more employees who work 20 or more weeks a year are required to adhere to the FMLA. The FMLA is a critical part of employment law training.
Posted: 12-09-2010 03:24 PM
We all have biases. It's a natural phenomenon created by our life experiences. What's important is how we handle these biases. We can choose to stereotype and apply our biases to an entire group of people or we can respect the differences people have and accept that others are different. When we accept and respect differences we strengthen the workplace. Diversity is here to stay and if we accept that others are different and avoid stereotyping then our personal and professional lives will be more productive and fulfilling.
Posted: 12-08-2018 05:29 AM
Synopsis: Learn why sharing the credit for projects and accomplishments is a critical part of being a great leader.