7 Tips for Providing Effective Sexual Harassment Training

January 14, 2021
7 Tips for Providing Effective Sexual Harassment Training

There is no easy way to address sexual harassment training—at least not if you want to do so effectively. Nonetheless, it is a critical subject that all employees should be trained on regularly. Many employees don’t know how to identify harassment in its many forms, just as managers may not know how to deal with… Read More »

Performance Improvement Plans: NOT Just One Step Closer to Termination

January 12, 2021
Performance Improvement Plans: Not Just One Step Closer to Termination

When people hear the term “performance improvement plan,” their minds immediately jump to visions of being fired. We don’t want to sugarcoat it: This performance management tool can be viewed as a probationary period and ultimately result in termination if the employee cannot meet objectives or improve behavior. When used correctly and with good intentions… Read More »

9 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees Smoothly

November 17, 2020
9 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees Smoothly

Like most organizations, your company has probably gotten into somewhat of a rhythm when it comes to remote work since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. You have had several months to figure out new systems and technology as everyone learns how to work as a team and remain productive from home. But have you… Read More »

Why Employee Performance Reviews Still Matter—and How to Manage Them

July 14, 2020
Why Employee Performance Reviews Still Matter—and How to Manage Them

Performance review. Performance appraisal. Employee evaluation. No matter what you call it, the thought of managing employee performance reviews is often daunting to both managers and employees. Often considered the yearly “report cards,” performance reviews are viewed by many as a time-consuming and unpleasant experience. Despite its negative implications, the employee performance review is in… Read More »