"But It Was Just A Joke!" When Humor Turns Mean at Work

Posted by Amie Coleman on 24 August 2015 |

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"But it was just a joke!"

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5 Signs Your Employees are Ready to Quit

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 14 July 2015 |

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It used to be obvious. The new suit worn to work. Someone running to the copy machine to grab that resume they just printed. The hushed phone calls. 

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Does Your HR Department Know About That?

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 16 June 2015 |

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It happens in almost every company, large and small. There are the rules in the employee handbook. And then there are the rules everyone uses day to day to operate the business. Unfortunately. the two are often very different. 

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What to Do When Your Employee Training Budget Shrinks

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 11 June 2015 |

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It never ends, does it? Those endless rounds of budget cuts. And employee training seems to always be in the cross-hairs. 

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Three Important Pieces of the Workplace Harassment Puzzle

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 9 June 2015 |

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Quick. Define workplace harassment. Done?  Would it surprise you to know that almost everyone reading this post would have a different definition of harassment?

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Top Five Critical New Employee Training Topics

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 2 June 2015 |

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There's so much you want new employees to know about your company and their new roles. But sometimes the really important information can get lost amid a hundred tiny details and short term bits of information.

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Heading Off Conflict at Work: What New Supervisors Need to Know

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 28 May 2015 |

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With a promotion to the role of supervisor, comes many things: a larger paycheck, usually a shift from hourly to salaried wages, and more management responsibilty. Most people understand those changes. But what new supervisors are often not prepared to handle is conflict.

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The Remote Employee Training Challenge

Posted on 26 May 2015 |

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In today's increasingly decentralized workforce, the old concept of employees filing into a training room has become increasingly out of step with reality. Today's employees are as likely to be on the other side of the globe, or working anything but standard 9-5 hours, as they are to be in...

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Mental Illness and ADA: Five Things Managers Get Wrong

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 14 May 2015 |

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The stigma around mental illness has kept many in the dark about the realities of this kind of medical challenge. Even with public service campaigns and countless articles in the popular press, most people still think:

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Top 10 FMLA Facts Every Manager Needs to Know

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 4 May 2015 |

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The FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) has been a blessing to so many employees and their families in times of illness, pregnancy or injury. But for employers and managers, the FMLA can quickly become a tangle of confusing regulations, paperwork and tracking.

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