Tag: Human Resources


Arbitration vs. Mediation

Litigation—the process of resolving disputes in the judicial system—can be extremely costly and time-consuming. Even large companies often get financially strained during drawn-out court battles, which can take years to resolve and bring much unwanted publicity.


What is Arbitration?

In a previous post, we discussed Google’s recent decision to end forced arbitration for all disputes involving current and future employees, except for disputes that have already been settled. This followed a change late last year that removed the requirement for cases alleging sexual harassment and assault.


5 Questions Recruiters Should Never Ask

Many companies have outsourced some of their HR functions by hiring professional recruiters to identify and screen potential new hires. These recruiters can be valuable assets, as they specialize in this area of Human Resources, but they can also be a liability, as they are the first impression potential hires get of your company, and […]


4 Types of Hands-On Training Your Employees Need in 2019

Online e-learning and mobile learning are still gaining popularity in the workplace, but it’s important to note that workplace learners still prefer hands-on training and on-the-job training opportunities—even more than digital learning experiences. And research continues to show that blended learning is still critical to the modern-day workplace.      


Effectively Offering Financial Incentives to Employees

Since the early 2000s, seminal studies have revealed that employees aren’t actually motivated by compensation and financial incentives alone, although they both help some. But still, most Human Resources managers and learning and development professionals believe that to retain employees and keep them engaged, they must pay them more or offer them more ways to […]

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Training Managers to Identify Mental Health Concerns in the Workplace

Being able to accurately identify employees who suffer from a mental health illness should be a sincere concern for managers and supervisors inside the workplace, especially because one in every five Americans—44.7 million Americans—currently lives with a mental health illness.