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It's a sure thing: Your employees are using social media such as Facebook and Twitter. That means you need to make conscious decisions about how to address social media issues with your employees. Proactively develop a policy so you don’t get stuck doing damage control—perhaps becoming the latest talk heard ’round the virtual water cooler.
More than 33 million Americans now work remotely at least one day per month, according to the nonprofit WorldatWork. Here's how work-from-home arrangements operate in organizations nationwide, according to a recent survey. Plus, learn what managers must do to make the most of their teleworking staff members.
Comedian Chris Rock and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos are examples of people who approach problems in a nonlinear manner using little bets. It’s an iterative, trial-and-error approach to gradually build up to breakthroughs. Anyone can use little bets to unlock creative ideas. Instead of trying to hit narrow targets on unknown horizons, make a series of little bets.
Experts say many bosses are clueless about how they come across to employees. Five signs your boss may be one of them:
It’s not just about withholding, depositing and reporting anymore. Today, payroll’s responsibilities vary greatly, so we asked subscribers how much more they do:
Q. We’re considering buying another company in the same industry. That company has a unionized workforce, and our executives are concerned because they don’t want to deal with a union. Otherwise, though, they are positive about this possibility ... If we buy this company, will we have to deal with the union?
How would you grade your organization’s application process? Tracking the candidate experience can improve it and enhance your organization’s HR brand among potential applicants. First step: Solicit feedback from candidates about their experiences with recruiting, application, interviewing and web site interaction.
Studies show that workplace stress has increased over the past several years and that productivity can drop if employers don’t address the problem. Here are just some of the issues likely stressing your staff—along with suggestions on how HR can help.
The key to handling any kind of harassment case involving co-workers is to immediately investigate the allegations and follow up with solutions designed to stop the misbehavior. But those solutions don’t always have to include terminating the harassing co-worker. Suspensions, training and other remedial actions may be enough ...
If you're ever hauled into court to testify in a case against your organization, what you say, and how you say it, can sink your defense or make your arguments float. And don't forget: More than your credibility as a manager may be on trial; you could be held personally liable for your actions, if the plaintiff is angry enough with you. Here are 10 weak spots that opposing attorneys will exploit to discredit you: