Break times and meal times for hourly employees should be used for those purposes, not for work. And you should put that policy in writing.
In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?
We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.
Paying employees via direct deposit saves time and money. But can you mandate that all employees must receive their wages through direct deposit? The answer is "No," according to the U.S. Labor Department.
Small businesses often trade referrals among each other. It's a smart and easy way to attract new business.
A new OfficeTeam survey asked 613 workers what one thing would give them more job satisfaction. The runaway winner: more schedule flexibility (33 percent).
Many people use online payment systems like PayPal as a way to send payments online. But a new scam is spreading via e-mail that claims to come from PayPal and says the recipient's account needs "reactivating."
The Federal Communications Commission ruled last month that consumers can, for the first time, transfer their land-line phone numbers to their cell phones.
Employees who become engaged often become distracted at work, using too much time to e-mail caterers, scan bride Web sites and do other planning, according to a Bureau of National Affairs report.
A new, well-publicized study could raise skepticism (and potentially legal complaints) by shorter people about your pay practices.