Episode 206: Employee Sleepwalked Into Termination

Episode 206: Employee Sleepwalked Into Termination

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Compliance Specialist Ally Dagnino to discuss an interesting case of an employee's strange behavior being caused by a potential disability. This case was especially tricky HR-wise because...

Episode 204: Employee Monitoring… Where’s The Line?

Episode 204: Employee Monitoring… Where’s The Line?

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?, CEDR's resident Compliance Expert Nora Gustafson joins Paul and Amanda to discuss some important considerations for an employer to keep in mind if they've elected to start electronically monitoring their employees'...

Episode 202: How to Address Employee Hygiene

Episode 202: How to Address Employee Hygiene

Join Paul and Tiana as they discuss one of the most awkward HR issues there is - how to deal with an employee that smells bad. Whether it's from bad hygiene, smoking, or working in a stable, an employee with an offensive odor can make for a very uncomfortable working...

Episode 201: HR Hitman?!

Episode 201: HR Hitman?!

In the first episode of our second season, Paul sits down with Jennie to talk about hiring a hitman to take care of your usual HR issues. Why fire someone and handle that awkward conversation yourself when you can just rent a hitman? (Just kidding!) Paul and Jennie...

Episode 117: My employee is moonlighting two jobs?!

Episode 117: My employee is moonlighting two jobs?!

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Solution Center Advisor Grace Godlasky to discuss an issue that happens more often than not in this current climate - an employee working two jobs without informing their employer....

Episode 116: The Pushback Episode -1:1s With Your Employees

Episode 116: The Pushback Episode -1:1s With Your Employees

On this special Friday release episode of What The Hell Just Happened?! Paul sits down with his executive assistant Amanda as he goes through what he likes to call “pushback” that one of our HR Base Camp members commented regarding our previous episode on employee...

Episode 115: Drug and Alcohol Testing

Episode 115: Drug and Alcohol Testing

Drug testing is an especially tricky to subject to navigate with your employees. If you have reason to believe one or more of your employees may be coming into work under the influence of drugs or alcohol, how should testing be handled? There should be a policy about...

Episode 114: Off Duty Conduct – Smoking

Episode 114: Off Duty Conduct – Smoking

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with senior solution center advisor Tiana Starke to discuss options for dealing with employees who smoke while off the clock. While their smoking may be happening outside of the office, the smell...