Office Management

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Ask: “When do we need to meet again on this?”
Bring together top performers from different locations and divisions within your organization.
Sometimes we're not in the mood. And other times we're avoiding difficult tasks that make us uncomfortable. Whatever the case, procrastination will only make things worse.
Getting your manager to meet your needs is an important part of your job. Here's how to succeed when it's time to negotiate.
It's not surprising--or a sign of personal weakness--that more and more bosses feel burned out. But you need the vision and guidance an enthusiastic boss provides in order to do your very best work. Here are some steps to take:

A ship is divided into watertight compartments. They can be either opened or closed to keep the ship afloat. Sir William Osler, the famous Canadian physician, used that principle to form an action philosophy relevant for today’s stress-filled lifestyles.

A Plant City woman has filed suit against 5-D Tropical, a Tampa fish farmer and importer, for AIDS discrimination ...

If your organization has a strict attendance policy, you naturally want to make sure you don’t miscount FMLA absences in the tally, or you risk an interference-with-leave lawsuit. But how are you supposed to know whether an absence is for an FMLA reason? If the employee never gives a reason for an absence or simply says he or she is sick, that’s not enough to require further inquiry on your part ...

A reader of our e-mail newsletter, HR Weekly, recently posed this question:  “We allow employees to take paid time off (PTO) in hourly increments, but they often use PTO when running late in the morning or for unexpected ‘appointments.’ How can we get a rein on our PTO leave?”

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are required to keep accurate records of hours worked by employees. One company thought the best way to maintain accuracy was to go straight to the source, so it paid employees based on self-completed time sheets. To keep unscrupulous employees in check, the company required managers to verify the time sheets before submitting them to the supervisor of facilities who then submitted them to the CEO for approval of the payment of wages.

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