Child Protection Justice is Slow – an end to the Penn State chapter

When organizations care more about sports and the revenue they bring in, the idea of morality and what’s right can be lost. Child abuse should be reported to community authorities and not kept within internal structures. Read on for more about a final chapter in Penn States child sexual abuse scandal. Read More

Using “Rule of Thirds” to Build Positive Culture

When you’re thinking about making a significant policy or employee program change, one-size doesn’t fit all in communication. It helps to consider employees as representing different degrees of agreement with the company itself. Read more to learn how to develop more effective programs and communication strategies. Read More

Four Things HR can Do to Relieve Employee Suffering

In the course of HR professional’s work with individuals in transition, they encounter employees in distress. This puts them in a position to either ignore it or provide support to lessen employee suffering. They can also prevent distress through sound planning and implementation of company change. Read more to learn some basic techniques to support employees. Read More

6 Reasons Employees Don’t Disclose Workplace Abuse

What in the world does child abuse have to do with workplace bullying? You’d be surprised to learn that while child abuse is obviously more devastating and adults are better positioned to speak up, the power dynamics are quite similar. Read this brief summary to see how . . . Read More

4 Potential Causes of Employee Poor Performance

There are many reasons why employees can’t or won’t perform up to supervisory expectations or even up to their own potential. There are clues that suggest the ultimate source of poor performance and it’s often not the employee. Take a look at the surroundings in which the employee is placed. Read More

Top Ten Things Employees Want from Work

A few years ago I researched what employees really want.  It was preparation for a workplace branding article.  If you don’t have the time or resources to survey your own employees you can use… Read More

6 Tips for Millennial Supervisors Directing Older workers

For some industries, front line supervisors rise up the ranks by gaining technical experience. Working 15 years, an employee could move up to supervisor because he or she has more experience than most… Read More

Part 3: HR Intervening with a Potentially Violent Employee

Previous articles in this series: Part 1:HR Principles Guiding Workplace Violence Prevention; Part 2: HR Steps to Preventing Workplace Violence Making the plan After reviewing an employee’s history, behavior and disclosures, a comprehensive… Read More