As a human resource professional, creating a respectful workplace for employees is a top priority. A respectful workplace begins with trust. Strong teams are built on a foundation of trust, and a team without a basis of trust cannot function as a team—it can only function as a group of people. There is a major difference between groups and teams: groups cannot reach success and complete long-term goals, but teams can. So how do we create a trusting, respectful workplace for teams to thrive? … [Read more...] about Creating a Respectful Workplace
With the recent headlines regarding sexual misconduct allegations against public figures like Matt Lauer and Harvey Weinstein, along with the continuing investigations of other prominent celebrities and the #MeToo campaign, discussion of sexual harassment is at an all-time high. Since more women have come forward with stories of sexual harassment in the workplace, companies are taking a more proactive approach by offering on-site courses to employees on respectful workplace behavior and … [Read more...] about Is Your Company Ready to Address Harassment Allegations?