[Slide Deck] Preventing Workplace Harassment Workshop

[Slide Deck] Preventing Workplace Harassment Workshop Preventing workplace harassment is a crucial role for company leadership and a core function of a dedicated HR department. Harassment in the workplace can dramatically impact culture, hiring, retention, and financial performance. Unfortunately, preventing harassment is no small feat. A well-formulated harassment prevention program should provide managers and employees…

[Guide] How to Conduct Reductions in Force

Reductions in a company’s workforce are an unfortunate business reality and, regardless of the severity of the situation, are a difficult process for everyone involved. Any reduction in force needs to be conducted in a respectful and efficient way to reduce potential damage to your company’s culture and brand image (damage which often can last…

[Guide] Manager’s Guide to Lawful Terminations

A company and its management must approach employee terminations with care and the appropriate diligence to avoid legal issues or any claims of unfairness. The problem is, with so many potential scenarios for why an employee could be fired, it is difficult for managers to be prepared for every possible situation, or to understand all…

[Guide] Interview Questions Guidelines

The purpose of a job interview is to assess an applicant’s ability to perform the job. Yet, many companies ask inappropriate questions, questions irrelevant to the job, or approach valid topics in unacceptable or even illegal ways. In this interview questions guidelines resource, we explore common topics that employers may be inclined to ask about…

[Guide] Harassment and Discrimination Investigations

Employers have a legal obligation to conduct fair and timely workplace investigations. But the legal duty to investigate only tells part of the story. For companies committed to creating and maintaining healthy workplace cultures, having a reliable and effective cycle of receiving, investigating, and resolving complaints is vital. By approaching investigations as an opportunity to…