Blog posts within the category "For HR Professionals"

Health & Productivity at Work [Infographic]

Health & Productivity
The link between health and productivity gives employers the power to get more out of workers by helping them be as healthy as possible. A few ways to keep employees healthy include encouraging physical activity at work, supplying healthy snacks, and hosting company lunches with a caterer that can deliver healthy menu items. The social aspect of these practices can generate a positive impact as well. By providing snacks and lunches, hunger can be knocked out as a productivity-killing distraction. The following infographic was created by ZeroCater, and...

A Guide to Employee Recognition [Infographic]

Every organization’s most valuable asset is unquestionably the same: its people. Motivating employees to do a great job is job No. 1 — but far easier said than done! The following infographic, “A Guide to Employee Recognition,” offers company leaders an easy-to-digest, visual overview of three critical aspects of building engagement and enhancing productivity: • Understanding the impact of recognition • Creating solid programs • Discovering creative ways to make the program a smashing success ...

Final FLSA Overtime Rules Published: Now What?

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Doherty and Owatonna Chamber hosted exclusive employer presentation On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Doherty | The Employment Experts and the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce co-orchestrated a presentation regarding the final published FLSA overtime rules. The event was held at Viracon in Owatonna, MN. Our guest speaker, Thomas R. Revnew, reviewed key regulations and facilitated a lively conversation with approximately 30 attendees, representing 20 local businesses/organizations. On May 18, 2016, the Obama administration announced the publication of the U.S. Department of Labor’s final...

Dr. Khan Presents | Understanding the Muslim Culture

Understanding Begins with Education This presentation was recorded on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016. On that date, Doherty hosted an educational seminar on Muslim culture and perspectives in the workplace. Orchestrated by Doherty Vice President, Gauher Mohammad (Mo), the purpose of the event was to provide insights on Muslim customs and today’s perceptions of the Islamic community. Since 1980, Doherty has operated in the Midwest as a staffing and recruiting agency, connecting qualified candidates with quality companies. In the last 35 years, Doherty’s personnel have seen numerous changes in...

Doherty University Recap | Workplace Violence

Workplace Violence
Doherty University Course Recap Doherty University's goal is to educate managers and employees about benefits, employment trends and practices, along with the business skills they need to become the best they can be – on and off the job. Taught by Doherty employment experts, Doherty University Courses are a value-add from Doherty, available to our clients’ employees as part of our HR programs. Doherty University held a webinar session for the following course, which was presented a member of Doherty’s HR team. Workplace Violence Every employee is entitled to a safe and healthy work...

Doherty University | Business Etiquette Teaser

Business Etiquette
Doherty University Course Recap Doherty University's goal is to educate managers and employees about benefits, employment trends and practices, along with the business skills they need to become the best they can be – on and off the job. Taught by Doherty employment experts, Doherty University courses are a value-add from Doherty, available to our clients’ employees as part of our HR programs. Doherty University held a webinar session for the following course, which was presented by a member of Doherty’s HR team. Business Etiquette Business etiquette is more than just keeping your...

Doherty University | Understanding FMLA, ADA & ADAAA

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Doherty University Course Recap Doherty University's goal is to educate managers and employees about benefits, employment trends and practices, along with the business skills they need to become the best they can be – on and off the job. Taught by Doherty employment experts, Doherty University Courses are a value-add from Doherty, available to our clients’ employees as part of our HR programs. Doherty University recently held a webinar session for the following course, which was presented a member of Doherty’s HR team. Understanding FMLA, ADA, & ADAAA The tangled web of the Family...

4 Steps to Protecting Company Data

Cyber Security
Corporate Cyber Security Ever wonder where sensitive information like performance reviews, attendance records, merit increases, and social security numbers are stored? There‘s a good chance it’s locked up in a human resource information system (HRIS), the crossroads where HR and IT connect. This software enables businesses to centralize virtually all of the data and records necessary to manage their employees. In today’s technology-savvy world, cyber security is a top concern for corporations as well as medical, financial, and government organizations. Every time the news reports another...

The Cost of Disengaged Employees

A Case Study 8:00 AM John is an office employee at ABC manufacturing. When he arrives at work he logs into his workstation and heads off to the break room to grab a cup of coffee. John runs into a few co-workers there and they catch up on current events, family dramas, and the latest work gossip. 8:20 AM John returns to his desk. He opens his first work order and begins to enter client information. 8:25 AM John’s cell phone vibrates. It’s one of his buddies inviting him to play an executive round of golf after work. John replies that he’s...

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