It’s Not About What Your Interns Can Do For You, But What You Can Do For Your Interns

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It’s Not About What Your Interns Can Do For You, But What You Can Do For Your Interns

There are plenty of articles out there with advice and tips for college kids looking to get internships and how to add value to the organizations they are interning for, including some of our own. This is not another one of those articles. In addition, there are plenty of articles out there that point out the organizational benefits to hiring an intern or having an internship program at your organization. This is also not one of those of articles.
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6 Frequently Asked Questions about Absence Management

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6 Frequently Asked Questions about Absence Management

Absence management comes in many different shapes and sizes. Oftentimes issues arise in the workplace regarding absence management or FMLA and the intricate compliance laws and requirements may make handling the issue more complicated than expected. ERC’s Help Desk compiled a list of frequently asked questions we receive from our local members and with the help of CareWorks, here’s the answers to those questions:
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What's in Your Employees' Cars? Could Be a Concealed Carry

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New Ohio Law Allows Concealed Carry in Employee’s Parked Cars

Weapons in the workplace: a growing concern

In a clear sign of the times, ERC’s research has seen “workplace safety” rise to the surface as an area of concern and action for many employers. Setting aside the high profile news stories about workplace violence over the past several years, even here in Northeast Ohio employers have experienced comparatively more incidences of violence in their workplaces firsthand in recent years.
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Are Supervisors Allowed to Yell?

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Are Supervisors Allowed to Yell?

Work can be stressful at times. Projects may be piling up or sales goals aren’t being met. Depending on the leadership in your organization, you may come across a supervisor or manager who tends to communicate in a more aggressive fashion, by yelling. A supervisor’s tendency to yell at employees may seem like it is the “wrong” way to manage people. But is it?


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3 Things Not To Do in a Behavioral Interview

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3 Things Not To Do in a Behavioral Interview

Behavioral interviewing can be a powerful tool in the hiring process when used properly. Unfortunately behavioral interviewing is being used incorrectly every day. Whether it's not having identified skills-needed, not evaluating properly, or not asking the right questions, the misuse of behavioral interviewing can effect your ability to place the right candidate in the right position. 
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4 Must-Haves for Your Workplace Dating Policy

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4 Must-Haves for Your Workplace Dating Policy

1. Require Disclosure

Even if you are opting for a more relaxed dating policy within your organization, require that the two involved employees disclose their relationship. Have the involved parties sign a contract that states their relationship is mutually consensual, they are both free to end the relationship at any point in time without an impact on work, that they will not let the relationship effect their performance, and that they understand the company’s sexual harassment policy.


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