When HR receives a complaint about sexual or some other form of harassment, immediately put your investigation machinery in motion. Start gathering information before you even meet with the complaining employee. That way, you can’t be accused of ignoring the problem ...
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After a major merger, Sims Metal Management in Princeton, N.J., polled employees to learn how engaged they were in their work, and got an overwhelming response. More than 90% of the employees responded to the organization’s first-ever employee engagement survey.
Q. We recently disciplined an employee for repeated insubordination because of her attitude toward her supervisor. We wrote her up and placed a warning report in her file. Now she is protesting the accuracy of the report and demanding the chance to “correct” it. Can we force her to sign our disciplinary report as-is?
Not all terminated employees go quietly. So when an employee seemingly accepts termination without protest, employers typically let out a sigh of relief. Not so fast. With nothing more than a few taps on the keyboard, a vengeful ex-employee can cause far more disruption to the workplace than some of your most vocal employees.
Boutique hotel chain Affinia Hotels has hired a bartender to teach its staff about customer service. A mixologist uses drink-mixing exercises to demonstrate the power of maintaining both a positive attitude and a focus on the task at hand.
Most organizations create a dress code policy to ensure that employees come to work in appropriate, acceptable attire. But the way those business dress code policies are implemented can be the root of employee lawsuits, ranging from religious accommodation requests to different grooming standards for men and women.
Pennsylvania state officials are encouraging government employees to figure out ways to spend less money and work more efficiently. Gov. Tom Corbett put out the call for “innovation initiatives” in March, and so far, 130 are in progress.