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...

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...

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...
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...
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence as a term is understated and misunderstood. I’m not going to tell you to start each day with a hug for all your employees, but that sentiment really underlines how little most of us understand emotional intelligence. It isn’t about being a...