What was a challenge for manufacturers prior to March 2020 became a crisis with the onset of the pandemic. In this Business Lexington article, Foundations’ Carol Sampson and Karen Combs discuss challenges that manufacturers face and what some are doing to overcome them.
Do “best practices” for diversity and inclusion in the workplace go far enough? Is it sufficient to tolerate our differences in the workplace? Consultant Leslie Russ reflects on tolerance, resilience, and change when it comes to how we view our workplaces – and our world.
We are all struggling to manage our businesses and workforces through the crisis stemming from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Foundations Human Resources is proud to offer resources targeted to small and mid-size businesses, including the following: COVID-19 Pandemic: A Moment of Opportunity for Labor Unions? Remote Services Provided by Foundations HR Foundations Can Help with Remote … Continue reading “COVID-19 Resources from Foundations”
As simple as it sounds, documentation is not something that comes to the forefront of our minds when we think about crisis management. It should.
Are you ready to address issues that may arise in your workplace with respect to transgender employees? Stephanie Prewitt breaks down why handling these issues with grace and respect is not only the right thing to do, but also reduces risk for your organization and helps the bottom line.
With so many generations in the workplace, the focus is often on our differences. But it’s important to recognize that we still have much in common.
Today’s workforce is as diverse as ever, especially when it comes to generations in the workplace. Each generation brings its own generational differences to the table, including their approaches to wellness.
Pay attention to warning signs that could spell trouble.
Media is awash with claims of sexual harassment by people from all walks of life – including movie moguls to legislators. Some allegations are egregious and reprehensible and border on the criminal. Many involve behavior that happened years ago, while some allege more recent occurrences. Staggering settlements have been paid to harassment victims.
Over the last few decades, we’ve seen a regular stream of major corporations flounder in the harsh spotlight after sexual harassment scandals leave them wishing they had taken human resources and employee handbooks more seriously. Even in 2017, we’re still seeing harassment claims cause headaches for major employers.