Assessing Employee Performance Concerns: Skill or Motivation

Managers have the daunting pressure of being responsible for a multitude of duties. Training and development, innovation, morale, metrics/reporting, and employee performance, to name a few. Let’s take a minute to give managers a hand, can we? It’s tough work and many times, thankless. I can personally attest to the fact that there is nothing more gut wrenching than having an employee that isn’t meeting expectations. You see one thing, then another, and then something’s mentioned in confidence to you that aligns with what you’re seeing. Diagnosis: performance problem. During my years in HR I had managers seeking guidance regarding performance concerns on a…

Amy Cann, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SMS

Amy Cann, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SMS, Founder and Senior HR & Safety Consultant   My major in college was Human Resources, even though, I was not sure exactly what HR was, but I have not regretted it once!  I love helping people solve their challenges and the complexity of compliance. In early 2017, after 20 years in this…

Safety Management

Safety Management We are here support you in development, improvement, and ongoing safety management at your organization through OSHA and DOL compliance, written programs and policies, services, audits, and training workshops.  Attention to safety and risk management will promote your organizational performance, control losses, reduce workers’ compensation, control lost productivity, and maintain the morale and…

OSHA & NH DOL Health and Safety Regulations Workshop

OSHA & NH DOL Health and Safety Regulations Workshop UNH OSHA workshop on January 18th from 9am to 3pm at the UNH campus in Manchester. If you are interested in attending, please register with UNH here: Workshop Registration This is an interactive workshop for anyone involved with health and safety responsibility in their NH-based organization. The morning session will focus on OSHA and NH DOL safety regulations and requirements, along with proactive employer steps for the best work environment. The afternoon session will be spent on hands-on case studies for the best learning application. Attend to gain the resources to ensure…

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What to do When an Employee Starts Crying during a Disciplinary Meeting

We are all human, we all have feelings and it can be tough to see a person cry. Here’s what to do when an employee starts crying during a disciplinary meeting. Keep the meeting going. You may be tempted to excuse the employee and postpone the meeting. Rest ensured, the next conversation will be even more difficult. Stay neutral. The employee’s choices led you both to this meeting. Do not apologize or behave overly sympathetic! Offer a tissue and a moment before you continue. He or she needs to know the meeting is important and you are not ending it.…

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“Best Employment Strategies for Millennials” – Updated!

In an article by Forbes; according to the Governance Studies at Brookings report “How Millennials Could Upend Wall Street and Corporate America,” Millennials will comprise more than one of three adult Americans by 2020 and 75 percent of the workforce by 2025.  How do you prepare for this workforce as a growing organization? On November 15th, I presented another “Best Employment Strategies for Millennials” interactive workshop at the One Hundred Club. It was geared towards anyone with responsibility for hiring and/or managing people in their organization. Two of the many themes we talked about were: 1) The need for feedback, which…

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Contact Us For a complimentary consultation to discuss your current needs and how we can support you, please contact us at 603.766.4906, solutions@humanresources-roi.com, or via our Contact Form below.  Whichever method you choose, we promise to respond promptly. By partnering with a HR professional, you can focus your time and energy on your operations and your…

About

About Human Resources ROI Human Resources ROI, LLC, was founded in 2017 to support New Hampshire, northern Massachusetts, and southern Maine organizations through our zest for the fields of Human Resources and Safety Management.  Based on the Pease Tradeport in Portsmouth, NH, we are able to provide local, dedicated onsite and virtual support for our clients.…