Is HR Certification Really Worth It?

In the ever-expanding world of HR certification, it’s easy to get confused as to what certifications are available and sometimes hard to understand why to...

Online Training

Since our inception in 1939, we’ve prided ourselves in supporting employers in the complexities of employment law and human resources. When Employers Council (then MSEC)...

Managing Workplace Differences

Three tips for navigating workplace differences of opinion. OD Consultant, Bridget Morris shows how to help employees resolve conflicts, address differences, and create more productive workplace...

Twitter Takes Lead on Diversity

Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, is honoring his commitment to build a more diverse workplace. In addition to providing unconscious bias training to all employees, he...

Committing to an Innovation Mindset

All too often leadership is told that “in order to get ahead of the competition, we need to innovate.” It comes as no surprise that...

When is it Time to Call a Mediator?

Mediation is among the services MSEC’s Organizational Development and Learning department provides. There are many steps we go through pre-mediation to determine whether the situation...

An Uncivil Workplace

Incivility in the workplace is not new. In a 2016 study completed by Christine Porath, “Cycle to Civility, Georgetown University Working Paper,” Porath states that...

Scarcity in the Workplace

What’s driving ineffective employee behaviors in your workplace? Is too much time spent putting out fires? Do you lack time to focus on long-term projects...