Workplace Protection in the #MeToo Era

Workplace Protection in the #MeToo Era

The #MeToo movement isn’t ancient history. No matter what else shoves its way into the national discourse, the discussion on sexual harassment in the workplace is ongoing and that discussion is changing the American workplace. ConnectedHR provides Human Resources to...

Top 4 HR Activities That Should Be Priority

Usually, a small business will approach us with what they think they need in terms of HR services. We’ll get a call or an email about a specific topic, asking us whether we can fill that need and what we would recommend as the best way forward for that company. “When...

Quick Tip: Language Matters

Managers and leaders need to pay attention to the language they use at work. This includes not joking about mental health conditions; “he’s acting crazy” or “she is nuts”. Strong leaders encourage honest and open conversations about challenges employees are personally...
New Employee Onboarding for Successful Retention

New Employee Onboarding for Successful Retention

You found a new hire. Great! What do you do with them? “Well, we really want to hit the ground running.” What does that even mean? The onboarding process sets your new hire’s expectations as well as determines how effective they’re going to be as an employee....
Effective One-on-One Meetings

Effective One-on-One Meetings

The pressure. The expectations. The stress. The sometimes pointlessness. Many of us are familiar with all that goes into every meeting, big or small. Throughout the week, it’s important to meet with your employees, to score some “face time”, in order to maintain...
Crime in the Workplace: Embezzlement

Crime in the Workplace: Embezzlement

Worst case scenario: you trust an employee with access to your company’s money and they steal enough to put you out of business. As you probably know already, embezzlement can have a devastating impact on a company. While corporate crimes like these should be handled...