Maryland’s Sexual Harassment Reporting Law Takes Effect October 1

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:00

Maryland’s new law designed to prevent employers from asking employees to waive their future right to report sexual harassment is set to go into effect on October 1. Source: AndreyPopov / iStock / Getty Under the law, “Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018” (HB 1596), Maryland employers with 50 or more employees will be...

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Crisis Management: Be Proactive

EntertainHR - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:00

In part 1 of this article we began to explore why meeting a crisis head-on is the best approach. Today we’ll look at what general strategies you can use to meet the challenge. I have the qualities; now what do I do? Glad you asked! You are an HR Warrior by running into the building. […] The post Crisis Management: Be Proactive appeared...

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Crisis Management: Be Proactive

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:00

In part 1 of this article we began to explore why meeting a crisis head-on is the best approach. Today we’ll look at what general strategies you can use to meet the challenge. Source: erhui1979 / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty I have the qualities; now what do I do? Glad you asked! You are an HR Warrior by running into the building. But...

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Crisis Management: Be Proactive

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:00

In part 1 of this article we began to explore why meeting a crisis head-on is the best approach. Today we’ll look at what general strategies you can use to meet the challenge. Source: erhui1979 / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty I have the qualities; now what do I do? Glad you asked! You are an HR Warrior by running into the building. But...

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When Is Sexual Abuse an “Accident?”

EntertainHR - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:00

A student alleged that she was sexually abused by a construction worker at her school and sued the construction company for negligently hiring, retaining, and supervising the worker. The company submitted the claim to its insurance company under a commercial general liability policy. The carrier successfully challenged the company’s request...

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When Is Sexual Abuse an “Accident?”

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:00

A student alleged that she was sexually abused by a construction worker at her school and sued the construction company for negligently hiring, retaining, and supervising the worker. The company submitted the claim to its insurance company under a commercial general liability policy. The carrier successfully challenged the company’s request...

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When Is Sexual Abuse an “Accident?”

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:00

A student alleged that she was sexually abused by a construction worker at her school and sued the construction company for negligently hiring, retaining, and supervising the worker. The company submitted the claim to its insurance company under a commercial general liability policy. The carrier successfully challenged the company’s request...

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The Top 10 Coaching Mistakes

EntertainHR - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:12

Everyone makes mistakes, even leaders and coaches. I am uniquely qualified to write this article, as I have made every one of these mistakes, some, embarrassingly, more than once. Here are 10 coaching mistakes and how you can avoid repeating them: Working too hard. Most leaders I know are smart, resourceful, talented, and very committed....

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The Top 10 Coaching Mistakes

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:12

Everyone makes mistakes, even leaders and coaches. I am uniquely qualified to write this article, as I have made every one of these mistakes, some, embarrassingly, more than once. Here are 10 coaching mistakes and how you can avoid repeating them: rudall30 / iStock / Getty Images Plus Working too hard. Most leaders I know are smart, resourceful,...

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The Top 10 Coaching Mistakes

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:12

Everyone makes mistakes, even leaders and coaches. I am uniquely qualified to write this article, as I have made every one of these mistakes, some, embarrassingly, more than once. Here are 10 coaching mistakes and how you can avoid repeating them: rudall30 / iStock / Getty Images Plus Working too hard. Most leaders I know are smart, resourceful,...

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NLRB Takes Next Step Toward Employer-Friendly Rule on Joint Employment

EntertainHR - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is on track to settle once and for all the question of what constitutes joint employment, and the standard being pursued is seen as a win for employers that use a franchise business model as well as those using temporary staffing agencies. The Board made the announcement on September […] The post NLRB...

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NLRB Takes Next Step Toward Employer-Friendly Rule on Joint Employment

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is on track to settle once and for all the question of what constitutes joint employment, and the standard being pursued is seen as a win for employers that use a franchise business model as well as those using temporary staffing agencies. Source: erhui1979 / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty The Board made...

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NLRB Takes Next Step Toward Employer-Friendly Rule on Joint Employment

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is on track to settle once and for all the question of what constitutes joint employment, and the standard being pursued is seen as a win for employers that use a franchise business model as well as those using temporary staffing agencies. Source: erhui1979 / DigitalVision Vectors / Getty The Board made...

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Putting Out Fires: Engaging with Crises Is Critical for HR Development

EntertainHR - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

HR needs to run toward crises and problems. We can help solve big and small crises. When we solve these crises, we add value to the organization, build trust with leaders, and help employees. Do you see the HR symbol in the sky? Yes, the leaders need us! Firefighters run into buildings when most people […] The post Putting Out Fires: Engaging...

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Putting Out Fires: Engaging with Crises Is Critical for HR Development

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

HR needs to run toward crises and problems. We can help solve big and small crises. When we solve these crises, we add value to the organization, build trust with leaders, and help employees. Do you see the HR symbol in the sky? Yes, the leaders need us! Source: ronniechua / iStock / Getty Firefighters run into buildings when most people are...

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Putting Out Fires: Engaging with Crises Is Critical for HR Development

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

HR needs to run toward crises and problems. We can help solve big and small crises. When we solve these crises, we add value to the organization, build trust with leaders, and help employees. Do you see the HR symbol in the sky? Yes, the leaders need us! Source: ronniechua / iStock / Getty Firefighters run into buildings when most people are...

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Brett Kavanaugh: How Will LGBTQ-Based Antidiscrimination Policies Fare?

EntertainHR - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh have finished (pending new hearings surrounding sexual misconduct allegations), and they have been filled with political strife already. I recently sat down with Mark Phillis, an attorney at Littler Mendelson, to discuss some of the fears that the LGBTQ community has about the future of workplace...

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Five Ways to Identify Future Leaders in Entry-Level Candidates

EntertainHR - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact...

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Brett Kavanaugh: How Will LGBTQ-Based Antidiscrimination Policies Fare?

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

The confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh have finished (pending new hearings surrounding sexual misconduct allegations), and they have been filled with political strife already. I recently sat down with Mark Phillis, an attorney at Littler Mendelson, to discuss some of the fears that the LGBTQ community has about the future of workplace...

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Five Ways to Identify Future Leaders in Entry-Level Candidates

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:00

People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact same...

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