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What’s Your Employee Experience?

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HR Leadership Trends Lean Toward More Social Experiences – What’s Your Employee Experience? I read something the other day that made an impact on my thinking…a full glass of water symbolizes a grown adult. Your glass starts out empty and as you grow and learn new...

You’re Ready to Start Recruiting through Social Media

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You’re Ready to Start Recruiting through Social Media…Good for you…but not so fast. Let’s chat first…  During our Recruiting & Selection Webinar last year I learned that most everyone that joined us were not using social media to help recruit talent for open positions....

The Waiter Rule

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My good friend Rick Frishman, publisher, author, international speaker, and a general all-around genuine guy publishes a Monday morning newsletter that is at the top of my Monday to–do list.  On February 22, 2016, he wrote a fascinating hiring tip. In it, he said, “I have hired...

Handbook Policy or Procedure Manuals

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Handbook Policy or Procedure Manuals – What’s the difference? Many times when I’m asked to review employee handbooks, I find a mish-mash of policies, procedures, directives, and threats that contains pages and pages and pages of details most of which are out dated...

Updating Your Employee Handbook

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Here are 5-Questions to Ask When Updating Your Employee Handbook! If it’s been awhile since you last updated your employee handbook, you may be in for a surprise at how quickly a handbook policy can become stale. As a matter of fact, those of you who don’t keep up with changing...

EEOC Wants Your Pay Information

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that starting March 2018, it will collect summary employee pay data from certain employers.  Now you may not think this is anything to worry about since you’re not affected by the annual EEO-1 Survey report, and...

Time is Running Out…Are You Ready for FLSA?

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Time is Running Out…Are You Ready for FLSA? FLSA changes are almost here and I can’t open my Inbox, read an article, or even run into someone where the topic doesn’t turn to the looming Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Changes deadline and the hope that will be saved at the last...

Dealing With A Disruptive Employee is Easier Than You Think!

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How you react when faced with poor-performing or disruptive employees can make the difference between your team’s success and failure and can ultimately float or sink your chances as a management star. Unfortunately, too many managers simply don’t know how to connect with this...

It’s All About the Documentation

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She said it could never happen at her company. They were all just like family. But listen to this. Mary owned and operated a small bakery where she employed 15 people. Everyone knew each other and the work environment was relaxed and informal. When Mary started her business she...

Coaching & Counseling

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During our past blogs and webinars on Coaching & Counseling we received a ton of comments about your discomfort with discussing the topic of poor performance or bad behavior with employees. We heard everything from “I don’t know how to start the conversation” to “What if my...
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