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June 28, 2022

E9: The Dos and Don’ts in Record-keeping for HR

It’s tedious, boring, and a lot of work, but it is one of the essential components of an HR person’s job. Record-keeping. Having organized documents can make it easier to do your job as an HR professional, such as evaluating claims and verifying information. But have we mentioned it’s a lot of work? Legally, there […]

June 21, 2022

E8: Managing, Mentoring and Motivating Across Generations

Gen Z is in the workplace! Who are they? How are they different from millennials? And why has everyone forgotten Gen X? Dudes, will no one gag me with a spoon? This week, we have our own Gen Z’er is in the spotlight, along with her Millennial counterparts. Jen Moff, our VP of training, Jillian […]

June 16, 2022

E7: The Delicate Matter of Termination

It is one of the hardest parts of the HR job: terminations. Having a disruptive employee working can have a negative impact of the productivity and efficiency of others. The manner in which a termination is handled can impact the morale of the entire workplace and must be handled carefully, while being respectful of the […]

June 7, 2022

E6: Demystifying Mindfulness

Mindfulness has become a workplace buzzword, but what is it? Can you learn it? How do you practice it? Jen Moff and Kathleen Worthington join Pete Wright to delve into what HR and workplaces need to know about mindfulness, its benefits, and why you should care. What is mindfulness? Jen and Kathleen explore what it […]

May 31, 2022

E5: HR Prep for a Great Summer Work Season

We’re gearing up for the summer months and with the change in seasons comes a change in staffing for many of our organizations. Seasonal workers bring changing processes and may invite a younger demographic into your world. What do you need to know about hiring young people? Will you be impacted by child labor or […]

May 24, 2022

E4: FMLA, PFMLA, Earned Sick Time — Where to Begin with Leaves of Absence?

We’re used to employees taking time off for vacation or having a baby. But in addition to the many other things we’ve learned from our experience with the pandemic, we now know there are many, many new reasons for taking time away from work. Caring for family members, childcare closures, or maybe members of your […]

May 17, 2022

E3: HR & Recruiting Through the Great Resignation

A hot topic across the vast news cycle, the behavior and expectations of employees at work has changed dramatically in the turmoil of the last few years. One consistent theme we’re hearing from employers is “How do you recruit in this labor market?” Recruiting competition is peaking as we navigate the hiring environment now that […]

May 10, 2022

E2: The Slap Heard Round The World: Violence in the Workplace

According to Nielsen, the 2022 Academy Awards celebration was seen by 16.6 million viewers around the world. That’s 16.6 million people watching as Will Smith slapped Chris Rock across the face on stage. It was emotional and horrifying and, to us, it was a dramatic example of violence in the workplace. According to the National […]

May 10, 2022

5 Tips for Recruiting Seasonal Employees

As we gear up for better weather, more backyard BBQs, and the right to wear white after Memorial Day, some employers are diving into their busiest season, the summer. You will struggle if you rely on your year-round recruiting tactics to get seasonal employment. While recruiting has become even more challenging post-pandemic, seasonal workplaces have […]

May 3, 2022

E1: Putting Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the HR Spotlight

This week we’re talking all about Matt Lauer. And Harvey Weinstein. And Clarence Thomas. And Andrew Cuomo. And the list goes on, and on, and on. Truth be told, while we’re not going to be talking about any of those individuals specifically, we’re talking about all of them. Sexual harassment and discrimination have been long-standing […]

May 22, 2021

The Express Grant – Chase Corporation’s Story

When she was approached about applying for a grant, Paula Eckel, Vice President of Human Resources at Chase Corporation, a global manufacturer of protective materials for high-reliability applications based in Westwood, Massachusetts, was hesitant. She knew there was usually a lot of paperwork and that the process could be cumbersome and complicated. That is when […]

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Jun 22 – HR Essentials

Learn more about issues regarding employee relations, staying current on labor laws, managing benefits, performance management, and more.

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Jul 13 – HR Hot Topic: Reasonable Suspicion

Learn how to know when an employee might be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at work and how an employer can respond in these situations.

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Jul 14 – Excel for HR Metrics

Join us for this program where we’ll talk about general functions such as conditional formatting, flash fill, and using minimum, maximum, average and count formulas.

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