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Are Your Employees On Your Holiday Shopping List?

Are employees on your holiday shopping list?   Your employees are the heart and the performance power behind all that happens at your organization. How could they not be included in some holiday appreciation, celebration or gift?   But before you feel more overwhelmed by the additional names that just got added to your holiday … more »

Halloween Activities in the Workplace: Be Aware

It is that time of year when companies and their employees are planning for the second largest commercial holiday in the United States, Halloween. Before employers automatically plan on supporting Halloween activities in their workplace, they need to think through the pros and cons of doing so. Here are some ideas to consider prior to … more »

Campaign Posters and Buttons in the Workplace

It is campaign season and “yes” it will be over soon. However, in the meantime, are employers able to ban campaign posters, fliers and buttons from the workplace? Currently, there are no federal laws that regulate this sort of activity for private employers and employees. Private employers may decide whether they want to allow this … more »

Voluntary or Involuntary Termination

Termination of employment is an inevitable part of personnel activity within every company. However, understanding whether the termination was voluntary or involuntary is not something that everyone truly understands. So, listed below are examples of some of the most common circumstances under which employment is terminated:   Resignation – This is a voluntary employment termination … more »

Do Your Meetings Have a Purpose?

Meetings are held every day within organizations. Understanding why we have meetings is as important to their success as is the outcome of the meeting. Do your company meetings have a purpose? If you think that they do, please read on. You may learn differently?   Understanding why we have meetings as well as what … more »

Are You Prepared for Your Next Meeting?

Meetings provide one of the best possible vehicles for communicating information within a work group. An effective leader will make the difference between a meeting that is productive and successful and one that is not. Preparation is the “key” to success in any type of meeting. Thorough preparation on behalf of the leader equals the … more »

Does Your Company Use Behavior-Based Interviewing Techniques?

Behavioral-based interviewing has been around for a long time. However, many hiring managers find the topic to be one that is new to them and most companies are not sure about what it really means to their organization. The goal of any organization should be to be able to hire a candidate who has the … more »

Employees Don’t Leave Jobs, They Leave Managers

Is your company experiencing high turnover? Does it seem like the good employees always leave? Maybe your managers and supervisors need training on how to communicate with employees? Employees usually don’t leave jobs, they leave companies because of their managers or other employees. And, most supervisors and managers are promoted to these positions because they … more »

Independent Contractor or Employee?

During the last few years, more and more companies have resorted to utilizing independent contractors to help them get the work done. However, when using independent contractors, companies need to structure the work carefully to avoid creating an official employment relationship. Independent contractors do relieve employers of many legal compliance issues to include: eliminating the … more »

Delegating for Results

What would happen if you did not delegate? Everything and everyone may suffer because you would not have time to devote to them. Various tasks would not get completed, such as: planning and organizing, departmental budgeting, scheduling of work, and coaching, among other things. Have you ever said to yourself, “I can do it more … more »

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