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HR Base Camp Roundup – September 28th, 2022
HR Base Camp Roundup – September 28th, 2022

We've had lots of great questions come in this past week for our HR Base Camp Roundup! Remember: When it comes to your obligations as an employer, it's not enough to simply be aware of various rules and regulations, you also have to know which ones apply to your...

What to Do? Employee Keeps Saying “No” to Going the Extra Mile
What to Do? Employee Keeps Saying “No” to Going the Extra Mile

How do I handle an employee that always says no to going the extra mile?  She always says she has something personal like her kids or family that she has to ‘do something’ with. So no matter what I ask, it’s always no. The answer to this question hinges on what you’re...

Episode 113: Ghosting in the Workplace
Episode 113: Ghosting in the Workplace

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with senior solution center advisor Tiana Starke to discuss ghosting in the workplace. What do you do when your employee randomly disappears out of nowhere? With all the different ways an employee...

Episode 112: How to Prevent Awkward 1:1s
Episode 112: How to Prevent Awkward 1:1s

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Compliance Expert Nora Gustafson to discuss conducting one-on-ones with your employees at your workplace. How can you navigate the potential awkwardness that comes along with regular...

Episode 110: Report: J. Lo Says ‘No’ to Hiring Virgos
Episode 110: Report: J. Lo Says ‘No’ to Hiring Virgos

According to a report by Glee star Heather Morris, Jennifer Lopez once refused to hire a group of dancers based solely on their astrological sign. Is this legal? And, if true, could this type of hiring decision present risk to J. Lo as an employer? Listen as Paul sits...

Episode 109: You Can’t Pay People in Chicken
Episode 109: You Can’t Pay People in Chicken

On this episode of What The Hell Just Happened?!, CEDR CEO Paul Edwards sits down with Compliance Specialist and Digital Communications Coordinator Ally Dagnino to discuss a high-profile case in which an employer tried to pay employees with chicken sandwiches instead...

Episode 108: Why, When, and How to Perform Background Checks
Episode 108: Why, When, and How to Perform Background Checks

On this episode of “What The Hell Just Happened?!”, CEDR CEO Paul Edwards sits down with Senior Solution Center Advisor Michelle Richard to discuss background checks with both new and existing employees. What do you do if another employee tells you they heard...

Episode 107: Back to the Salt Mines
Episode 107: Back to the Salt Mines

For this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Solution Center Senior Advisor Tiana Starke to discuss social media usage by business owners, including how one business landed itself in some deep water as a result of a post they...

Episode 106: All Things Internship
Episode 106: All Things Internship

In this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Compliance Officer Nora Gustafson to talk about that ever-popular summer topic: the internship. Is there such a thing as a paid intern? Does the age of the intern affect how you handle...

Episode 105: Artificial Intelligence and HR?!
Episode 105: Artificial Intelligence and HR?!

For this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) is working its way into the world of business ownership and management with CEDR Senior Solution Center Advisor Halisi Tambuzi. Can AI be unintentionally biased?...

Episode 104: Can I Mandate Vaccines for New Employees?
Episode 104: Can I Mandate Vaccines for New Employees?

For this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards discusses the ever-evolving world of COVID vaccine mandates with CEDR Compliance Officer Nora Gustafson, including if you, as an employer, can require your new hires to get vaccinated before starting...

HR Base Camp Roundup – September 8th, 2022
HR Base Camp Roundup – September 8th, 2022

Timely and consistent action is key when it comes to protecting your business. This week’s top question from our HR Base Camp Facebook Group and HR Solution Center addresses why waiting to address employee issues could cause problems for employers:     Can...