Sharing feedback, particularly in a discipline situation, is difficult for most managers and HR people. It’s a difficult conversation to hold, and it is also uncomfortable for the employee to hear. And while I can’t offer you a magic wand to make it easy and painless, I can share with you how..
Employer paid leave programs for employees are making headlines throughout the country. In some states and municipalities they are mandated by law. But for most employers, they remain a voluntary program that employers are increasingly turning to in an effort to support employee wellbeing and..
Every time we turn on the TV or surf the net lately, we are seeing headlines about poor conduct by people in power in the workplace. Harassment? Incivility? Bullying? Discrimination? Which is it? Does it really matter how you label it? It is illegal, extremely expensive, and very damaging..
In Wisconsin, we are fortunate to have a number of very active organizations that have as their mission the support and development of the Human Resources Profession.
Everyone is talking about the labor shortage. It is negatively impacting almost every industry and it seems to be prevalent in both rural and urban areas. Employers are struggling to find solutions to address the shortage with the goal of attracting a larger and higher quality applicant pool.
What is respect? Can you define it? We may not all agree on a definition, but we all sure know when it’s missing. Respect is a critical component in any successful relationship, and that’s true at work as well. Earlier, I wrote about trust here. Trust and respect go hand in hand, and it’s..