Continuing EASI•Consult’s® roundup of insights and information from various conferences and educational sessions, Joseph Gier, EASI’s Vice President of Consulting Services, discusses some hot topics heard at this year’s annual SIOP event.
Should employers be responsible for protecting employees from harassment by customers? David Smith, Ph.D., President and CEO of EASI•Consult®, evaluates a federal court decision that says yes, and advises employers on how to be proactive in protecting their employees.
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The question over what constitutes sexual discrimination may have employers and department heads scratching their heads. As David Smith, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, points out, that confusion may come from the fact that the courts can’t come to an agreement over whether LGBT employees are protected under Title VII.
Behind every good athlete is a good coach, and the same could be said for company leadership. While improved performance is the goal, both on the field and in the workplace, the approach is quite different, says David Hoff, COO and executive vice president for leadership development for EASI•Consult®.
Many public and private figures go down in the history books as great leaders, but a Harvard business professor poses that the circumstances surrounding those figures are often as important, if not more so, as their leadership qualities. David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of leadership development at EASI•Consult ®, explores this idea further in his review of Gautam Mukunda’s book, “Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter.”
Last year brought a wave of changes related to employment law. As David Smith, Ph.D., president and CEO of EASIConsult® notes, those changes presented some unique challenges to HR professionals, many of which will continue to be issues in 2017.
In this era of continuous change, agility – the ability not only to adapt but to grow stronger and more effective in the process – is key. As Joseph Gier, Ph.D., Vice President of Consulting Services for EASI•Consult®, outlines in his article, companies must continuously build – and enhance – their agile capability to succeed in the long-term.
Drug screenings have long been part of workplace policies, but the advent of legalized medical marijuana has gone head-to-head with the common practice of screening job candidates and employees, as David Smith, Ph.D., president and CEO of EASI•Consult® explains.