The HR Rescue podcast is hosted by Human Resource expert Jenni Stone MHRM, SHRM-CP, PHR where she addresses some of the most common HR issues within every small business. Whether you are a newly certified HR professional, business owner or office manager these simple tips can help keep your business in compliance and help prevent a minor issue from becoming a serious problem.
S07E04 - HR Rescue: 8 Best Practices for Conducting Video Interviews
Talent acquisition teams are racing to find ways to make what has historically been a very high-touch human process a virtual one. They are figuring out how to effectively work from home, conduct video interviews, make successful offers (to candidates whom the hiring manager may not have met), and remotely onboard new hires. So let’s talk about ways to make the most of the technology while minimizing its limitations, here are 8 best practices for conducting video interviews.
S07E03 - HR Rescue: How to Address Restroom and Locker Room Use by Transgender Employees
Employees who are transgender, transitioning, intersex or cross-dressers may present a challenge to employers when it comes to employee restrooms, locker rooms and changing facilities. Employers should know how to handle such issues & prepare to address the needs of such individuals & their co-workers to minimize employer liability, as well as to ensure personal privacy & to maintain respect and dignity in the workplace. In this episode we share 7 steps employers can take address transgender employees.
S07E02 - HR Rescue: Episode 100: DEI. Words matter. Actions matter. Listening matters. Curiosity matters. Compassion matters. A conversation with Tanya Gibson
Today’s guest is Tanya Gibson, PHR, & VP of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & HR at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Tanya believes it's important for companies to rework their diversity, equity & inclusion strategies make bold choices that last longer than a moment. In this episode, Tanya & Jenni talk about racial injustice & the effect recent events have had on the workplace, and our employees. We discuss what it is, what it isn’t, and discuss how important it is to listen to others, who aren’t lik
S07E01 - How to Address An Employee's Refusal To Wear A Mask During The Pandemic
As employers operate during the COVID-19 pandemic & implement safety & health precautions throughout their workplaces, one issue many are facing is noncompliance with face mask requirements. Whether employers are obligated to require mask wearing by a state or local mandate or taking it upon themselves to require them as a way to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 at work, it is a sensitive situation to confront for various reasons. In this episode we share steps employers can take regarding this issue.
S06E15 - HR Rescue: How to Manage an Independent Contractor
Independent contractors offer an employer flexibility to meet staffing demands & expertise in areas. Like the employers hiring them, independent contractors run their own businesses. If an employer manages an independent contractor like an employee, they run the risk of a governmental agency or court could reclassify the independent contractors as an employee, resulting in significant financial liabilities. In this episode HR expert Jenni Stone shares best practices for managing an independent contractor.
S06E14 - HR Rescue: Hiring During the Pandemic-Don't Neglect I-9 Obligations
Normally, I-9 documentation must be examined in person, and the law is very strict about this. Even remote workers must have their documents examined directly by a company official, a notary or some other trustworthy person. However, in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has temporarily loosened these restrictions. In this episode we share what’s changed, and what you need to do to comply.