BMD Editors

Although most organizations have specific policies on paid leave, they can’t tell a supervisor how to respond to every leave request employees make…

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Digital note-taking has many advantages that might convince the dedicated paper note-taker to switch over.

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On a bad day, even the best bosses let inappropriate or morale-killing phrases slip from their lips.

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It happens to every manager: Someone above you asks for a status report on a project you’re leading. If you don’t have a model or template to work off of, gather up all those sticky notes and memos and follow these tips.

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Many workplaces have their share of part-time employees. And many managers view those folks as “different” from the full-time staff.

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Check out this cartoon as a manager handles documentation for firing.

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Insider tips for using Facebook

by BMD Editors on February 9, 2016 5:00pm

in Web Tools

Facebook has become a staple in both our business and our personal lives, but how to get the most from Facebook is not always obvious.

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Today’s mobile devices are just as vulnerable as your computer when it comes to hackers. The recent Android security gap made it possible with a simple text for a hacker to take over complete control of your phone.

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Q: “An employee went on maternity leave and will use paid time off until the short term benefit kicks in. Does she continue to accrue PTO while on short-term disability?” – Anne, Texas

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They’re getting their work done somewhat, but you’re just not quite sure if they’re taking advantage of the situation and getting sidetracked with something else. That hasn’t happened at N2 Publishing.

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