How do I calculate retention and turnover?

  • January 15, 2008

Question: "I am trying to calculate our employee retention and turnover rate. I understand that these are two different things relating to: 1) how many employees we...

The pros and cons of job sharing

  • October 02, 2007

Question: “One of our employees has asked her manager if she can 'job share.' Instead of working full time, she’d work three days, another person would...

Policy on tattoos and piercings?

  • September 04, 2007

Question: "After we hired someone, we found out that she had a snake tattoo down her arm. Plus, she's now wearing a tongue ring which she did not have in when we...

PTO vs. vacation, sick & personal time off

  • July 03, 2007

Question: "What are the pros and cons of a comprehensive paid-time-off (PTO) leave plan, compared to one that has separate accruals for vacation, sick and personal...

'Probation' by any other name?

  • May 15, 2007

Question: Does anyone utilize other terminology for what’s commonly called a “probationary period?” I am concerned that this terminology...