Office Management

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During your first week on a new job, don’t instantly bond with people who go out of their way to befriend you.

Make sound decisions

by on December 1, 2001 9:00am
in Office Management

If you rely solely on technology to draw conclusions, you’re asking for trouble.
Prompted by the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks, many managers have changed their organization’s policies—from new security measures to data backup procedures and disaster recovery plans.
Q Our policy grants workers five sick days per year. Should we make sure employees aren't using these days for other purposes? —T.W., Maryland

Don’t JED on me

by on November 1, 2001 6:30pm
in Office Management

When you’re criticized, listen and digest the message.
Instill collaboration, not competition, among your staff.

Respect your privacy

by on November 1, 2001 9:00am
in Office Management

I’m buying a house. Instead of getting a mortgage, I’m paying for it in cash. I mentioned this to my boss, and now he’s told everyone I’m a fat cat with a big bank account.
Like clockwork, one of our employees always gets sick around this time as the going gets tough. I can’t afford to have that happen again this year. Ideas?

Give a little

by on November 1, 2001 9:00am
in Office Management

What do I do if a co-worker keeps pressuring me to donate to his charity?
An employee wants to confess wrongdoing or alert you to sensitive personnel or safety matters. But before opening up, the worker asks, “Can you keep this confidential?”