Talking to employees about performance problems, attendance issues or an upcoming layoff can be difficult, but there are steps you can take to make those conversations easier. Here are four tips to help you.
As a manager, you know how important it is to use the correct employment terms with employees. Using the wrong terms can expose your company to expensive lawsuits. The top five “lightning rod” terms to avoid with employees:
When managers conduct job interviews, they walk a fine line. They have to be polite, assertive and aware of illegal questions. Here are the five most common mistakes managers make when conducting interviews.
Lawsuits and legal complaints have been exploding nationwide over the past decade. Managers should know the basics of employment law to prevent legal disputes. How well do you know the law? Take this quiz.
While you can’t expect an employee to leave a termination meeting happy, you can take a few simple steps to calm the person down and reduce the chances that he or she will walk across the street to a lawyer’s office. Here are five smart tips for conducting terminations.
The office is no longer the center of the universe. In today's connected world, more employees are doing work "out there”—either face-to-face with customers, in far-flung locations or simply in their pajamas. This has created new challenges and questions for managers and supervisors...Click here to find out more.