Entries by Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR

Steps to Managing Serious Employee Situations in the Workplace

Harassment Complaint Listen. Meet with your employee in a secure location and listen to the details of the employee’s story. Take note of dates, times, situations, witnesses and document these details in writing. Gain Trust. Assure the employee that the complaint will be properly investigated and that s/he is protected against possible retaliation. Tell the […]

HR Scenario: Dating in the Workplace

Valentines Day is just around the corner and love is in the air, but what happens when two of your employees feel that sting of Cupid’s arrow? In this installment of our ongoing HR Scenarios Series, our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR, will walk you through your best options for addressing dating in the workplace and what to do when employees become romantically involved.

HR Scenario: Hostile Work Environment

This article is part of our ongoing HR Scenario Series. In each of these articles, an HR expert will walk you through a real-life HR scenario and break down how this situation should be handled and all the ins and outs of the rules and regulations that impact the scenario. HR Scenario: The Hostile Work […]

HR Scenario: Reduction in Force (Part 2)

This article is part of our ongoing Weekly HR Scenario series by our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR. In each of these articles, Kim will walk you through a real-life HR scenario and break down how this situation should be handled and all the ins and outs of the rules and regulations that […]

HR Scenario: Reduction in Force (Part 1)

This article is part of our ongoing Weekly HR Scenario series by our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR. In each of these articles, Kim will walk you through a real-life HR scenario and break down how this situation should be handled and all the ins and outs of the rules and […]

HR Scenario: Terminating an Employee with a Disability

Each article in our HR Scenario series walks you through a real-life HR scenario. We address how to handle each situation, and look at the  complex rules and regulations that apply. HR Scenario: Staying compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can be challenging! However, remaining diligent in your compliance is vital in protecting both […]

HR Scenario: Social Media and Hiring

This article is part of our ongoing Weekly HR Scenario series by our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR. In each of these articles, Kim will walk you through a real-life HR scenario and break down how this situation should be handled and all the ins and outs of the rules and […]

Reductions to an Exempt Employee’s Salary

This article is part of our ongoing HR Scenario series by our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR. In each of these articles, Kim will walk you through a real-life HR scenario and break down how this situation should be handled and all the ins and outs of the rules and regulations that impact […]

HR Scenario: Is This An Exempt Employee?

This article is part of our ongoing HR Scenario series by our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR. In each of these articles, Kim will walk you through a real-life HR scenario and break down how this situation should be handled and all the ins and outs of the rules and regulations […]

HR Scenario: Pre-Employment Health Screenings

This article is part of our ongoing HR Scenario series by our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR. In each of these articles, Kim will walk you through a real-life HR scenario and break down how this situation should be handled and all the ins and outs of the rules and regulations […]