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Leaders & Managers

From the nitty gritty of daily management to addressing your aspirations of leadership, this section for leaders & managers tells you how to make strong leadership decisions, build effective teams, delegate and stay above the everyday management muddle.

Get tips, strategies, tool and advice on: performance reviews, preventing workplace violence, best-practices leadership, team building, leadership skills, people management and management training.

Half of the human resource professionals polled recently say they've approved Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requests that they believed were not legitimate. They felt obligated to grant the leave ...
Don't expect a job title to help you, or a court, determine an employee's exempt or nonexempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A manager in name only doesn't ...
THE LAW. While law doesn't directly regulate employee handbooks, they are extremely important legal tools. A handbook documents your policies, builds trust ...
When it comes to discrimination affecting your company's hiring and firing decisions, what you don't know can hurt you. That's why it's important to reiterate ...
Don't let your guard down when interviewing someone who doesn't appear to suffer from a disability. If you ask an illegal question, anyone can hit you with ...
If Disgruntled Don in accounting sues your company, his lawyer can talk with other employees and, under most state laws, there's not much ...
What gets done in your workplace on Friday? Nothing? Here are some strategies to keep Fridays from becoming wasted days:
To avoid becoming the target of discrimination lawsuits, you need to protect your credibility as a leader and manager. Reason: It's one of the top ways plaintiffs' attorneys ...
How often do you review each worker? Once a year 66%, Twice a year 19, Quarterly 10, Never 3, As necessary 2. Source: OfficeTeam 2002 survey of 150 companies
How do you handle workaholic behavior on your team? Take this quiz and find out: