The next time you assign blame for a missed career opportunity, whether it’s a lost promotion or a low merit-pay increase, beware of shifting responsibility away from yourself. Sure, there may be forces beyond your control that led to your disappointment. While it’s fine to acknowledge such factors, don’t shift the blame. Take charge and devise a strategy for producing a better outcome next time.
Your employee handbook can be an invaluable organizational tool … or an employment lawsuit waiting to happen. And in recent years, Congress and state legislatures have been busy enacting laws that directly affect your employee handbook. If you haven’t kept up, you could find yourself in court....Click here to find out more.