This webinar will analyze why workplace disputes became employment litigation, as well as focus on how some laws (FMLA, ADA, FLSA, OSHA regulations, etc.) can cause lawsuits. Plaintiff Attorney Milton Williams, Defense Attorney Daniel Kaplan and retired Judge Richard Eade, will leave you with some of the most up-to-date and helpful information pertaining to lawsuits. This PosterTracker webinar, hosted by attorney Mark Neuberger, is sure to send you home with the following:
- Steps to take to avoid litigation;
- If litigation is unavoidable, how to ensure a successful outcome;
- Overview of current laws/acts that can entail litigation;
- And much more!
This is one webinar that you really don’t want to be excluded from, the ramifications of just a single lawsuit on a company can be dire. Arm yourself with the latest and greatest information to be sure you are prepared for anything. Register today!
Date/Time of Webinar: November 20, 2014 at 2 pm Eastern/11 am Pacific.
Registration Link: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/sgis444s1741&eom
Are people busier on the job now than ever before?
It’s something I think about because I talk to a lot of people, and when I get them on the phone, the conversation always seems to get into how crazy busy they are at work and how it doesn’t seem like the craziness is going away anytime soon.
In fact, this ultra-busy business environment we all seem to be in now even popped up in a survey last week on people in the workplace who are sick with the flu. Read more…
We’re all on this “transparency” bandwagon in our hiring practices.
We make sure to be ultra transparent about everything — except the real challenges that we’re currently facing. See why transparency is in quotes up there now?
Recruiters, although not intentionally trained to sell, end up being quite the pitchmen when it comes down to it. They become transparent about all the right things. Read more…
Leaders who step back and consider their employee engagement and outreach efforts for a moment may realize that they have lost the thread.
If employees are looking for new roles or considering leaving — and today, many are doing just that – calling them “engaged” seems foolhardy. Instead of pouring more resources into the assessment metrics that are already in place, it could be better to simply change strategies at a base level.
It’s not too late to switch tactics, and every moment that a business pushes forward with a system that is failing to reach the modern workforce, the danger of losing those employees becomes more immediate. Read more…
Editor’s Note: Readers frequently ask about past TLNT articles. That’s why we republish a Classic TLNT post every Friday.
Today’s post is inspired by this one on small gestures made by good bosses, especially those at the most senior level.
It’s also inspired by a sneak-peek I got at the results of our latest Workforce Mood Tracker survey, which showed employees would rather have a better boss than more money in their paycheck.
That caused me to think about the characteristics of a better boss. While there are many, these three seem to rise to the top continually: Read more…
A few months ago, I stopped freelancing and dove head first into a regular, full-time position with benefits. I was happy about the offer and looked forward to being part of a team, gaining additional HR experience, and earning a more steady income.
Now, as I leave the worst job I’ve ever had, reporting to (in my humble opinion) the most odious human being I’ve ever laid eyes on, I’m powerfully reminded once again about the importance of good and ethical leadership.
My friend (let’s call her Shirley) and I have been debating this issue for a while now. Read more…
By Eric B. Meyer
Let’s talk about what it means to have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act.
In Wilson v. Iron Tiger Logistics, the plaintiff, a truck driver, developed frostbite on a bunch of fingers while performing maintenance on his truck in Canada in -25 degree weather.
That’s dedication to your work! Although, speaking of dedication and cold weather, I think of those smokers who stand 21 feet away from our office in the dead of winter — not -25 degrees, but still pretty frickin’ cold — holding that cigarette to their lips. Now, that is some serious dedication. Read more…
There is a common misconception that contract workers are lower-level or not the “cream of the crop.”
This misconception stems from the picture many people have in their minds of the clerical or blue-collar temps of the past who mostly took temporary work when they couldn’t find a traditional job.
But today’s contractors can be found in nearly every industry and in positions up to and including the C-suite. Companies can truly find cream of the crop contract candidates, particularly in the technical, professional, and health care arenas.
For many candidates, contract staffing is no longer a last resort or simply a path to direct employment — it is a chosen lifestyle. Read more…
Communication. It’s the key to any successful relationship, whether personal or professional.
Our communication style – how we communicate – has an impact on our success.
The ability to clearly communicate expectations and flex your communication style so that you are understood by others is a skill, and one which many don’t (or choose not to) possess. Read more…