Jerks at Work: What's an Employer to Do?

Jerks at Work
– What’s an Employer to Do?
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Jerks at Work
from Speaker Jathan Janove:


Nothing irks like jerks at work.  But difficult people in the workplace can be far more than a minor annoyance.  They can increase turnover … destroy morale … and even spark employee lawsuits.  One company was hit with a $325,000 verdict for allowing workplace bullying to go on – a judgment that was upheld on appeal.

The good news is that there are steps you can take TODAY that will insulate you from risk … improve productivity … and create a happier workplace.  Introducing Jerks at Work – What’s an Employer to Do?

Your 4-Point Plan for Managing Workplace Jerks

Jerks at Work is designed specifically to help you deal with challenging workplace behaviors.  You’ll get step-by-step advice on what to do – and when to do it.

Attorney, author and celebrated speaker Jathan Janove combines humor, legal know-how and common sense to help you craft a strategy to deal with the jerks that lurk at work.  In this insightful 75-minute session, you’ll discover:
  • How to make jerk-free values part of your corporate culture
  • Three specific types of training to combat harassment
  • Verbal feedback to a jerk’s offensive behavior
  • Documenting workplace jerkiness – when and how
  • “Mushroom jerks” – how to expose them to the light
  • Seven steps to managing emotional or confrontational jerks
  • Due process and progressive discipline
  • Jerks who sue – good news and bad news
  • … and much more!


Do your jerks claim that age, gender or national origin makes them a member of a protected class?  Are they saying a “disability” causes (and protects) their jerkiness?  Is their union protecting them?  Jathan Janove will offer advice on dealing with all these situations – and many others.

And you’ll laugh while you learn.  Jathan Janove is consistently recognized as one of the most popular speakers at the annual SHRM conference and our Labor & Employment Law Advanced Practices (LEAP) Symposium.
There are financial, business and legal repercussions to allowing workplace jerkiness – and substantial benefits to ending it.  Order Jerks at Work – What’s an Employer to Do? TODAY!


Pat DiDomenico
Editorial Director, HR Specialist


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About the Speaker:

Jathan Janove uses story-telling, humor and more than 25 years of experience as an employment attorney to provide training that creates productive employer-employee relationships and helps prevent employment-based legal claims. He is the author of Managing to Stay Out of Court: How to Avoid the 8 Deadly Sins of Mismanagement (2005) and The Star Profile: A Management Tool to Unleash Employee Potential (2008) which Soundview Executive recently described as “a kinder, gentler view of managing employees, even delving into the value of CEOs and supervisors creating their own star profiles in order to bring themselves more in line with the company’s needs and vision.”
Finally, Jathan has been acclaimed by HR and business groups throughout the United States for going beyond traditional HR theory to provide new ways to approach employment issues. For years, Jathan has been a popular speaker at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference, and he is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA). Jathan is a partner in the employment law and litigation groups of Ater Wynne LLP in Portland, Oregon and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Credit Hours:
Listening to this event qualifies as 1.25 credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Who should listen:
  • HR professionals
  • Supervisors and managers
  • Executives
  • Office managers
  • Business owners


Pricing Options:
Audio recording (CD mp3 with presentation materials) only $197

This event is sponsored by:
Business Management Daily
7600A Leesburg Pike, West Building, Suite 300 • Falls Church, VA 22043-2004
(800) 543-2055 •