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What is Sexual Harassment and Harassment?

What is Harassment and Sexual Harassment?

By:  Ann Hogan, M.ED., SPRH, SHRM-SCP

We all want to believe that our organization is a place where all individuals feel safe.  This includes employees, clients, patients, vendors and others that visit our workplace.  In 2017-2018 Facebook had the hashtag #METOO shared 12 million times…yes, 12 million times!

The 12 million is an important number because it is the number of people (granted a Facebook number) who feel as though they have been harassed or sexually harassed.    It is a tough subject to get “real” statistics on as it is something people often don’t report and feel […]

The Importance of Conducting Stay Interviews

The Importance of Conducting Stay Interviews

By, Ann Hogan, M.Ed., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Oftentimes, when someone is leaving the organization, we ask them to complete an Exit Interview.  We conduct this in person, on line or via paperwork they need to fill out.

In this Exit Interview, we ask them many questions about their job with the organization (e.g., how they felt about their supervisor, hours worked, work load, benefits, and pay).

Exit Interviews can contain valuable information, although too often they are filed away until there are enough of them to compile a useful report of the findings and still keep anonymity of who […]

Past Present Future

Past, Present and Future
By, Ann Hogan, M.Ed., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

What is the best predictor of a person’s future behavior? Past behavior.

It has been shown many times that a person’s past behavior is a good predictor of their future behavior.

This same prediction can be applied to an organization’s behavior. That is why it is critical for an organization to “look back” on their behavior and patterns. When an organization takes the time to “look back” on their patterns and behavior they begin to understand what needs to change to not have history repeat itself in the future.

As we all know, competition in […]

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