Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 2

Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 2

Business owners turn to HR firms when they want to protect their company and their employees. When an incident occurs, it’s important to be legally compliant. As seen in our previous article, Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 1, we gave you lots...

Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations- Part 1

When the HR department receives a complaint, or something seems suspicious, one of the first steps is to determine whether an internal investigation is warranted or not. Usually, the answer is yes. An investigation is required after an employee files a claim with the...

The Cost of Unsafe Business: OSHA and Workplace Safety

According to the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970, employers are required to create safe working environments for their employees. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) was created to enforce these rules. It maintains two separate yet...
Curbing Inappropriate Conversations in the Workplace

Curbing Inappropriate Conversations in the Workplace

Construction workers get a bad rap: inappropriate work talk is everywhere. Even if you have a “thick skin” and work with people you know personally, someone’s going to get way too comfortable and turn off their filter. Some things are obvious, but not to everyone. As...
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...
Human Resources in 2019: What To Look Out For

Human Resources in 2019: What To Look Out For

This has been an absolutely crazy year. From marijuana legislation to the #MeToo movement (and subsequent rise in harassment reporting) to the restructuring of the EEOC agenda- it feels like we’re three years into 2018. ConnectedHR is a Cleveland based firm that...