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Is Your Organization Prepared for Weather-Related Emergencies?

Extreme winter weather is upon much of the country this time of year.  Many areas have already experienced record breaking low temperatures and unusual ice, snow, and sleet storms, often causing disruptions to normal business operations.  1,877 more words

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We all become a little anxious when an employer schedules us for an interview. A little bit of anxiety can be good, but it can also be uncomfortable. 593 more words


A Friday moment’s thought

Leadership and leading is truly a great industry, and a hot topic for blogs throughout the western business world. Many hours have been spent reading, writing, and implementing advice in relation to this topic. 271 more words

Employee Training: What is Required and What is Recommended?

To help maintain a safe and productive workplace, employers should adequately train their employees on their obligations under the law and to the company. Employers can develop an effective training program by implementing trainings required by law, as well as trainings that can help employees and supervisors succeed in the workplace. 959 more words

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Is There a Difference Between Harassment and Bullying?

The answer is yes, and no. Last week we discussed sexual harassment in the workplace, and how Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits… 953 more words

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Sexual Harassment: What Employers Should Know

With holiday parties and the hectic schedules of year-end, employers may find an increase in the number of harassment complaints they see from employees.  Employers must exercise reasonable care to prevent and promptly correct any workplace harassment.   865 more words

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"Unlimited" PTO policies: a win-win for employers and employees?

In recent discussions with local high-tech executives, I realized that an accelerating number of small and emerging high-tech companies are discontinuing their traditional paid time off (PTO) policies based on a set number of vacation/holidays/sick days per year in favor of “unlimited” or “use your best judgement” PTO policies. 600 more words

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