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5 Reasons to Let Employees Work from Home

Telecommuting Can Increase Employee Satisfaction and Productivity Research conducted by Pennsylvania State University suggests myriad benefits of working from home. Telecommuting can reduce business expenses …

5 Reasons Your Company is a Lousy Place to Work

Reason No. 1: Your Leadership Doesn’t Care Whenever people attend a cocktail party, invariably someone in the room will have an occupation that others will …

Should Tattoos Be Allowed in the Workplace?

Professionals with Tattoos in the Workplace Maybe it’s a tribal armband, orchids on the lower back playing peek-a-boo with coworkers, or—gulp!—they’re wearing it on their …

Should Hiring Managers Be Allowed to Ask Applicants for Their Facebook Passwords?

It Might Not Be Illegal, But Employers Should be Wary   More than two weeks after the Associated Press reported on the trend of employers …

Employees Are Always Looking for a New Job

 Ways to Decrease Involuntary Turnover EMPLOYER MYTH #1: Employees are browsing but not actively looking around for new jobs. FACT: Over 60% of employees are actively looking …

FMLA: Paying Employees on Family Leave

What is FMLA, and how does it work? Employee Rights Under FMLA: Family and Medical Leave What is FMLA? In 1993, President Clinton signed the Family …

Building Diversity: Why it Starts with Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition

We can Google a checklist for anything these days, and workplace diversity is no exception. Diversity checklists from numerous countries show up in the search, …

5 Ways to Create an Effective Work From Home Policy

How to Quickly & Easily Implement a Remote Work Policy You’ve read all the stats about telecommuting. You know that while it’s a crucial component …

3 Tips to Give a Poor Performance Review

How to Handle Giving an Employee a Poor Performance Review Having a positive employee review is easy. You applaud your employee’s accomplishments, discuss plans for …

5 Tips to Productively Decline a Raise Request

Can an Employee Refuse a Raise?  No doubt about it, your team is working hard. But one day, an employee pops into your office and …