In our harried and litigious world, it’s tempting not to send rejection emails or letters to applicants. But it’s bad form to appear rude and unprofessional. Here are the dos and don’ts.Read More
Tag: human resources
Despite what might you have been told, you can discharge an employee while on leave for cause under the Family and Medical Leave Act. If you feel you must terminate such an employee, here are the guidelines.Read More
Federal employment discrimination complaints are sky-high — a sad commentary for businesses and public agencies that are large enough for a human resources department. Here’s what you need to know.Read More
Figuring out how much money to pay your non-exempt employees and when to pay them for commute and travel time is a multifarious matter.
Without knowing it, it’s easy for you to become noncompliant with FLSA.
Generally, top-notch employees want a manager to engage them, to be accessible, reprimand poor-performing coworkers and to recognize excellent performance. Ineffective bosses under-manage a myriad of issues.Read More
With the unemployment rate at the lowest it’s been in more than five decades and with seven-million unfilled jobs in America, this is a tight market for attracting talented employees. So, if you need to fill a position, the last thing you want is to be turned down by an applicant who appears to be a perfect fit for your culture.Read More
The true sign of good management is the healthy morale of your employees – whether they’re happy, motivated and productive every day. If you’re an introverted manager aspiring to be effective as a leader, here’s a checklist with 11 tips.Read More
One most-challenging issues facing employers is the fishy use of leave by employees under protection of the Family and Medical Leave Act. The FMLA has been costly to businesses. It has led to productivity issues and disruptions in scheduling and expenses. Here’s what you can do.Read More
In talent management, coaching, counseling and giving feedback is of utmost importance. But it’s a difficult challenge if you don’t have a coaching culture.Read More
If you have business secrets to protect you might want to use a confidentiality policy, a nondisclosure agreement and possibly a noncompete agreement. Here are the pros and cons.Read More
In this competitive and litigious marketplace, small details in human resources can make or break a company. Even though an organization’s performance matters, many managers unfortunately take shortcuts in the hiring process.Read More