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All peak performers do certain things: put in long hours, exercise, work in family time, etc. But they also have idiosyncrasies or secrets for making sure that they stay at the top of their game. What’s remarkable is how much their work habits vary.


You're sitting at your desk, working productively, when in comes the Toxic Dumper … for the fifth time this week! She proceeds to commandeer your time, using you as a dumping ground for her complaints.


Ensure a successful office luncheon or event with this recipe.

HR Law 101: None of your organization’s policies can compromise your employees’ right to privacy. You can’t obtain information about workers that’s not relevant to their job duties, and there are restrictions on what information about employees you’re allowed to disseminate ...

Q. Our employment application states, “This application will remain active for six months.” Is this time frame advisable? How long should applications remain active? And how long should I keep completed applications? —K.S., Minnesota

Q. We’re cleaning up our personnel files and updating emergency contact information. Some employees don’t want to provide their contact information. Is it legal for us to require them to give it to us? —S.S., California

Employers who rely on the expertise of foreign scientists, engineers and nurses would be wise to review the processes they use to recruit and pay employees under H-1B visas. The EEOC has taken a keen interest in whether promises made to induce foreign talent into the United States are being honored. And more visa holders are hiring lawyers and suing for broken promises ...

Q. What's the law on letting employees review all their personnel files? Can we prevent it? —J.S., Utah

A frequently disregarded ADA provision often catches employers by surprise. The ADA, which prohibits discrimination of disabled people at work, also bans discrimination against employees because they "associate with" someone who is disabled ...