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Understanding Workforce Management

One of the most important factors that go to arm an organization with the ability to be productive is workforce management. Workforce management is something that needs to be actively implemented in almost all kinds of at various levels. This means that workforce management is never uniform. It depends on the kind of industry and work environment that the organization has.An educational institution's workforce management is vastly different from that of say, a factory. So, with the dynamics of…See More
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The ADA - A Historic Piece of Legislation

The ADA is a landmark legislation that prohibits discrimination of any kind against people with disabilities. It is still evolving, with several amendments having been carried out till date.One of the defining legislations in American history the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is considered a jewel in the crown of the American spirit of non-discrimination. In essence, the ADA, passed in 1990, prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. A disability too, finds clear mention…See More
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HR Documentation is a Vital Aspect of Organizations

HR documentation is of vital importance to organizations. Unless its nuances are mastered organizations can fall into embarrassing and damaging pitfalls.HR documentation is one of the most important aspects at the workplace. The habit of HR documentation is usually imbibed into HR professionals from early on in their careers. But what does HR document?HR documentation resonates with the spirit of the dictum, Verba volant, Scripta manent, meaning "what is written stands; what is uttered flies".…See More
Oct 19
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The Core Challenges of Leadership

It is a given that leadership is indispensable for organizations. Why? Because it is leadership that takes the organization to its intended, charted out destination. Since it is leadership that is the organization's anchor; it is but natural that leadership faces challenges. The challenge associated with leadership is so inherent within it that it is right to say that if the challenge of leadership did not exist; there would be no need for leadership at all.The major challenges of…See More
Oct 17
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It is Important for Organizations to be Serious about Employee Fraud Detection and Prevention

Employee fraud detection is one of the most insidious things that can happen to an organization. This is because in most cases, it is not about someone walking in with a gun in hand and decamping with the loot, as happens in the case of a bank robbery. To give an allegory, a bank robbery is like an accident that is identifiable and is witnessed by many people. It is quite physical in nature, whereas an employee fraud is a bit like cancer. It grows within the body without giving the slightest…See More
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Colleagues of the Future will be From Virtual Teams

With the myriad changes sweeping the workplace, virtual teams look like the New Economy phenomenon that is here to stay. Organizations need to implement the right policies to get the most out of this system.The most visible and most powerful technological tool of the recent past, the Internet, has brought about changes on a scale and dimension that is, to put mildly, phenomenal. This present-day revolution has spawned many by-products, among which the virtual workplace is one. A virtual team is…See More
Oct 9
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Social Media at work: Quandary for organizations

Allowing use of social media at work is a major decision for many organizations, considering that its pros and cons weigh almost equally.The social media being the double edged sword that it is; allowing its use at work is a “shall we, shall we not” sort of conundrum for most organizations. While on the one hand, their use can be a tremendous fillip in some ways to the organization; in other situations, they retard productivity.Advantages of Allowing Social Media at WorkThe use of social media…See More
Oct 8
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Sexual Harassment is a Serious Workplace Issue that Needs to be Handled with Firmness

Sexual harassment is a very major issue at the workplace. It requires tact and courage on the part of the victim, and willingness on the part of the employer to deal with it.One of the most serious issues at the workplace; sexual harassment is one of the foremost work-related issues of our times. The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) describes sexual harassment as the following:“Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a…See More
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Importance of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

To say that mental health and wellbeing in the workplace is a matter of critical importance is to not just state the obvious; it is to understate. Nothing is more important in a workplace than the mental health and wellbeing of employees. The reason is simple and clear: only the mentally agile and the physically fit employee is capable of performing optimally. No factor is as important as the mental health and wellbeing of the employee in making the workplace an efficient and harmonious…See More
Oct 1
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The Role of Human Capital in the Global Workplace

What is the one asset that organizations all over the world, no matter where they are located and what business they do, need to nurture? What is that one indispensable element for organizations to grow and stay ahead of the competition? Is it technology? Yes, but there is something that is more important than technology, and is in fact, the factor that gives rise to innovations in technology and other areas of business.Isn’t it the organization’s employees who do all these? If employees don’t…See More
Sep 28

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Livermore Common, Fremont, CA
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TrainHR
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TrainHR webinars are approved by HRCI Certification Provider and SHRM Recertification Provider. We are a comprehensive Human Resources training solutions provider. In offering trainings that are valuable, yet cost effective, TrainHR is the ideal medium for Human Resources professionals. HR professionals benefit in numerous ways from these trainings: they can earn continuing education credits from renowned authorities/associations/organizations; they can get expert advice, and get to have the flexibility of viewing recorded webinars at their convenience. Another of the bountiful advantages TrainHR offers is the online interactive participation feature, by which professionals from any part of the world have the opportunity to listen to and converse with some of the best-known experts in the HR Industry.
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Russel Stuart's Blog

Understanding Workforce Management

One of the most important factors that go to arm an organization with the ability to be productive is workforce management. Workforce management is something that needs to be actively implemented in almost all kinds of at various levels. This means that workforce management is never uniform. It depends on the kind of industry and work environment that the organization has.



An educational institution's workforce management is vastly different from that of say, a factory. So, with the… Continue

Posted on October 29, 2018 at 7:11am

Timing and purposefulness are the hallmarks of Employee Recognition and Incentives

Employee recognition and incentives form what is perhaps the most important factor in making employees stay in an organization. Also sometimes referred to as rewards and recognition; employee recognition and incentives strike at the very heart of employee morale. It is at the very core of human nature to crave for recognition and to get rewarded for good work. When an organization does that, the feeling of gratification it arouses in the employee is simply inestimable.



The two are… Continue

Posted on October 26, 2018 at 7:57am

Civility in the Workplace

An organization that fosters civility is perceived as one that people can do business with. The opposite holds equally true.

Civility at the workplace is synonymous with the times in which we live. The New Economy is not the factory tin shop that workplaces of earlier generations used to be. As the new workplace keeps changing in relation to the modes of production; so too should the employees's behavior at the workplace, reflecting this change.

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Posted on October 25, 2018 at 8:09am

The ADA - A Historic Piece of Legislation

The ADA is a landmark legislation that prohibits discrimination of any kind against people with disabilities. It is still evolving, with several amendments having been carried out till date.



One of the defining legislations in American history the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is considered a jewel in the crown of the American spirit of non-discrimination. In essence, the ADA, passed in 1990, prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. A disability too, finds… Continue

Posted on October 24, 2018 at 8:35am

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In any Industrial & Power Setup PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) is must. Several Safety Accessories are defined for the workers working with electrical devices such as…Continue

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