Category Archive: Human Resources

Oct 26

Lessons Learned from Mental Health First Aid Training

When you think of first aid training what comes to mind may be CPR, First Aid, or AED training.  Most of us even have a basic first aid kit in our home or car. HR Palm Beach County recently joined with community partners to offer Mental Health First Aid for HR and Business Professionals. Mental …

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May 24

Join HR Florida: Pledge to be Stigma Free

Join HR Florida: Pledge to be Stigma Free You notice that an employee is having trouble at work. Maybe that person is taking many unexplained breaks and calling in sick to work frequently. They seem distracted, forgetful, and worried. As an HR professional, you know that something is going on that will start to impact …

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Jan 17

SPARKING CREATIVITY IN EMPLOYEES

By J. Lenora Bresler, J.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR   It’s the beginning of a new year but for many, January seems like the “winter doldrums.” After the excitement and energy of the holiday season, energy level and productivity of workers often decline in January. This is very bad news, especially since a survey of the American …

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Dec 06

On the 6th day of Christmas, I was told how to party

Over the next month and a half, all over America, employers will sponsor holiday parties for their employees, the intent being to express appreciation and to boost morale. Yet, many of those celebrations will turn into boring events that serve neither purpose.

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Oct 20

There’s Always That One…The Difficult One

Because people respond differently to the difficult person, the difficult person can manipulate, control and influence the reactions of those involved in the encounter. Even if bad things happen to difficult people, the payoff is that they have created the situation, and that gives them a sense of control.

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