The Unintended Consequences of #MeToo

A recent study from the University of Houston took a close look at the post #MeToo workplace and its overall effects on inciting change.  Most people believed that shining a light on the harassment that women face at work (and in every day life) would begin to shift the culture in the workplace and effectively deter men from future harassment.  Women were lauded for speaking up and saying...
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Workforce Violence Shooting In Aurora, Illinois

Workforce Violence Shooting In Aurora, Illinois By: Richard Butz Employee being terminated last Friday kills 5 people. There is no job that is most difficult for a manager than having to transition a person out of the organization. The situation that occurred in Aurora should give every HR Professional and manager faced with transitioning a person out of the organization pause, and ask the...
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SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUITS ARE UP 50% IN 2018

SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUITS ARE UP 50% IN 2018 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is reporting a 50% increase in claims of sexual harassment from 2017. While you might be surprised to see numbers this drastic, now the #MeToo movement is in its second year, it puts the potential influence of the movement into perspective.  It’s not surprising that the heighted awareness about...
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