Tag Archives: employee management

Compliance Tip #10—Is your Social Media policy too draconian?

Social media use by employees is a rapidly evolving issue. However, the concerns, laws and questions are even more challenging for employers and managers. Does your handbook state you can fire an employee for posting negative comments about their manager … Continue reading

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Doing what we’re good at is good business

Strong evidence suggests engaged employees are higher performing employees, they identify with the mission and vision of the company, and understand how their role supports that mission. Gallup recently reported a strong relationship between employees utilizing their strengths and heightened … Continue reading

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Politics—Should they be discussed at work?

This year, I’ve noticed conversations about politics have taken on a very ugly, negative tone, even among usually thoughtful, socially conscious individuals.  In several business venues, I’ve heard comments, varying from insensitive to flat out rude. I love a healthy debate on issues and differing viewpoints. However, when it … Continue reading

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Are you doing what you say you do?

Companies want to do the right thing and often write down in great detail what that policy or process is, who’s responsible and the consequences of poor behaviors.  However, I am frequently brought in to situations where the employer looked … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Re-Engage Your Team

We’re over half way through the year.  Do you know where are you in relation to the goals and plans discussed at the beginning of the year?  It’s the perfect time to dig out those January 2012 strategic plans, company … Continue reading

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The Hidden (and very real) Costs of Employees

With the economy slowly recovering,  employers are beginning to hire carefully.  Perhaps in your organization,  you are  adding new employees.  In any business, it is essential to balance expenses and investments with the value gained. Is there enough value to … Continue reading

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