Category: HR

California Mandates Women on Boards of Directors

Who: Publicly-traded corporations When: December 31, 2019 What: Former California Governor Brown signed legislation that by the end of December 2019, publicly held corporations must have at least 1 female board member….

9 Employee Handbook Topics You Need To Cover

There is a lot of information in the employee handbook, but do you remember what the essentials are? Your handbook sets the organization’s expectations, policies, and their corresponding procedures, what the organization…

Is A Performance Improvement Plan What You Need?

You hire every employee to succeed in your organization. But sometimes you have an employee with a bad attitude or maybe an employee who hasn’t met a sales quota or a safety…

The 4 A’s of a Mentally Healthy Workplace

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, we revisit the topic of fostering a mentally healthy workplace all year long. At the beginning of the month, we talked about the…

OxyContin maker Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle opioid cases

Publication Date 09/16/2019 Source: AFP World News Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in a settlement aimed at preventing further legal action over painkiller OxyContin, blamed for plunging millions into addiction and…

Dress Code Policy Considerations

Clothing and fashion choices can be a fun way for your employees to express themselves while also helping them feel comfortable. But, not all types of expression and comfort are appropriate for…

It’s Time to Put Employees (Not Managers) at the Center of Your Harassment Prevention Strategy

In partnership with Impactly, ThinkHR recently conducted a survey of its customers to measure the extent to which U.S. employers are adopting EEOC best practices to eliminate harassment and discrimination in the workplace….

5 Ways to Advance Your Company Culture

How to instill your core values into new hires and grow it in your existing employees In today’s highly competitive talent marketplace, employers are searching for ways to reduce employee turnover, raise…

4 Performance Review Trends in 2019

What does the term “performance review” mean to you? To many people, it means sitting down at the end of the year with a manager to discuss how you conducted yourself over…

Dogs in the Workplace

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, approximately 9 percent of U.S. employers allow their employees to bring their dogs to work every day. With this trend on the rise, many…