Posts Tagged : Human Resources

Recruiting and Selection in a Virtual World

Recruiting and Selection in a Virtual World This is an unusual market for attracting talent and filling positions.  The pandemic created a cycle of unemployment that continues to reward people to stay off of work.    It is a challenging time to fill open positions and even though there are many people seeking work, connecting with…

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Mental Health Resources for Employers

Mental Health Resources for Employers The pandemic has created a heightened awareness of mental health in the workplace.  Businesses require the foundation to lead, motivate and retain their team through COVID-19 and beyond; and, being intentional about the mental health needs of their employees is essential. Be sure to attend the Webinar “Key Human Resource…

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Employment Law Compliance in 2021

Employment Law Compliance in 2021 At the Federal level, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ramps up enforcement of COVID-19 workplace protocols with a National Emphasis Program (NEP) with focused inspections of employers.  At the state level, several states have increased efforts to address workplace safety violations.  In Michigan, over 200 organizations have been…

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Going Beyond a Diversity Statement to Embracing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Going Beyond a Diversity Statement to Embracing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Did you post a Diversity Statement on your website in 2020?  It seemed like the thing to do, even if your company lacked a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (D, E & I) strategy.  Making a public statement about the company’s embracing of people of…

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Discrimination and Harassment Claims in the Workplace

Discrimination and Harassment Claims in the Workplace There were 67,448 charges of employment discrimination in FY 2020 filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and of those 35.9% included a harassment claim.  Resolution and litigation of these claims resulted in $439.2 Million awarded to victims. This does not necessarily include charges filed at the…

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5 Strategies to a Healthy Organizational Culture

5 Strategies to a Healthy Organizational Culture Is your company culture healthy?  Employee health is not just about the physical body and employers should take a look at their company culture to see if it aligns with their health and wellness focus.  Let’s look at five strategies for promoting a healthy organizational culture. Eliminate Culture…

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2019’s Hot HR Topics in Michigan

2019’s Hot HR Topics in Michigan Recreational Marijuana: Consider updating your employer policies regarding drugs & alcohol to include marijuana. Re-evaluate your policies on drug testing for pre-employment as well as reasonable suspicion. Paid Medical Leave Act (Michigan’s new rule): Employers with 50 or more employees (part time and full time) should review their paid…

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