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At myHR Partner, we are committed to our 40-hour-workweek pledge. Far from being an impediment to getting things done, it is actually a great incentive for our team to work smarter with better results. “It is extremely rare that an employer would set a 40-hour week as an expectation,” says HR Manager Erin McAteer, PHR,…Read More
New sexual harassment prevention service addresses big 2019 HR challenge; offered amid increased regulations, 50% rise in legal claims, #MeToo visibility
Small- and mid-sized organizations can reduce risks and improve workplace culture by outsourcing harassment training and compliance NEWS RELEASE for immediate release ALLENTOWN, Pa. – (January 9, 2019) – To help small- and mid-sized organizations address increased regulation and growing legal risks associated with sexual harassment in the workplace, myHR Partner has introduced a comprehensive…Read More
The Morning Call “Lehigh Valley Workplaces” column: Avoid trouble at this year’s holiday office party
As we dive into the holiday season, human resources departments everywhere begin to go on high alert for the ever-so-reliable holiday “overachievers.” I’m not talking about overachieving in terms of work performance. I’m talking about overachieving holiday partiers — those employees and executives who just can’t stop at one celebratory toast. They make HR’s spirit…Read More
Are perks the new “shiny object” that can attract applicants as much — or even more than — robust benefits and high pay? Let’s face it, high medical benefit deductibles and co-pays, along with uninspired retirement packages, are the new normal. So what prime perks can employers provide to attract and retain great employees? To…Read More
MODERN EMPLOYER: Sexual harassment prevention measures you need to take ASAP. Handling political discussions in the workplace.
YOUR CONNECTION TO HR NEWS AND WORKFORCE IDEAS Check out what great news, advice and activities are making workforce waves right now. Exceptional workplaces don’t just happen. Employers who value talent create work environments where people want to belong. This issue of MODERN EMPLOYER is all about making your workplace one that employees feel committed…Read More
YOUR CONNECTION TO HR NEWS AND WORKFORCE IDEAS Check out what great news, advice and activities are making workforce waves right now. The 12-million-dollar lesson to learn from Starbucks Emergency racial-bias training for all employees last month cost millions. Ouch. Don’t chase a crisis! Train your team now. Are workplace dress-codes a thing of the…Read More
Employers had one heck of a year in 2017. So many things happened! It was a year of “keeping” measures: Keeping up with legislation Keeping away from litigation Keeping an edge on the competition Keeping talent happy in the company fold Keeping a steady flow of quality applicants coming in Keeping your sanity with all…Read More
Employers like Fox News and NBC have millions of dollars to spare on harassment training, settlements, PR and legal fees. Do you?
For employers weary of harassment complaints, the headlines these days are scary: “EEOC: Workforce Sexual Harassment Training ‘Must Change’” – KSTP 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, 12/1/17 “Senators push for funding bill to include money for sexual harassment training” – The Hill, 12/14/17 “Sexual harassment training in vogue for companies after scandals” – San Francisco Chronicle, 11/28/17…Read More
MODERN EMPLOYER: Employee burnout, exit retaliation, emergency leadership absences and more in this month’s roundup
The last four weeks or so have been filled with employer-focused news and events, as tax and employment law changes became Congress’s prime focus, the start of holiday season reminded us about the effects of employee burnout and Twitter dealt with a very public exit retaliation issue focused on the president of the United States.…Read More
Special post by Tina Hamilton, PHR, president of myHR Partner On August 18th, 2017, my family suffered the unimaginable: my son passed away unexpectedly at the age of 35. It is an experience that is worse than you can ever imagine, so I ask you not to try. I do not wish this kind…Read More