By Rob Weinhold -- As a result of the January Supreme Court decision which allows corporations to contribute unlimited funds for political activities, both Target and Best Buy each contributed $100,000 to a business group in Minnesota called MN Forward.…
If your company partakes in Halloween activities, it is important to have policies regarding costume and appropriate behavior in place. Costumes that are offensive, too revealing or violent should not be tolerated. Corporate leadership has a responsibility to set the tone and culture for the celebration. And, proper or improper celebrating can have a positive or negative impact on personal and organizational reputation.Halloween will allow employees to enjoy themselves, and co-workers, while in their professional setting. Remember, however, a company’s brand cannot succeed without a reputation that matches.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. All businesses are at risk of cyber attacks on a daily basis. Read more about what security measures can be taken to assist in preventing the reality of these threats.
The devastating attacks of 9/11 are a moment in time that every American will always remember. The Fallston Group joins America in remembering and honoring the innocent lives taken from us that day, the brave souls of rescuers and responders, and the courageous men and women who continue to protect our nation from outside threat. Although we can only plan for so much, it is important that business owners recognize the possibility of crisis at any moment. The Fallston Group offers the following steps in building and implementing your workplace violence policies.
September marks National Preparedness Month. With hurricane season halfway through and winter just around the corner, there is no better time to prepare yourself, family and workplace for emergencies and disasters. Emergencies and disasters can be unexpected and devastating. That is why preparation is imperative. At the Fallston Group, we believe the more prepared you are, the better you respond and quicker you recover from such situations.
In order to avoid the severe consequences of sexual harassment reports, prevent legal exposure, and protect managers and subordinates, the Fallston Group offers employers suggestions for reducing risk of sexual harassment in the workplace.
College students: familiarize yourself with these safety tips as you head off to school.
“Providing a safe place to live, work, and raise a family is the first order of leadership,” says Rob Weinhold, Principal of the Fallston Group. Students work and sometimes live at school; therefore, school leaders must keep student safety as their first priority. A social media crisis management plan is one way that school and university leaders implement to help promote the safety of their students.