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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Are Your Employees Dangerous to Your Customer's Credit Information?

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 3 May 2015 |

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Credit card security breaches are everywhere in the news. It seems that each week, a new retailer or service business falls prey to customer information data theft. 

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Top 5 Things New Managers Need to Know

Posted by Lindsay Shugerman on 27 April 2015 |

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It's exciting to make the jump into management. But studies show that many new supervisors and managers aren't prepared for the day to day challenges of the role. Even if they have a degree in business or an MBA, the classes in management theory may not have given them the...

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What is Ethics in the Workplace?

Posted on 26 June 2014 |

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The question comes before us as employees and as leaders: what is ethics in the workplace?

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Being an Equal Opportunity Employer: Fostering Diversity in the Workplace

Posted on 25 June 2014 |

 

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5 Big Benefits of Consistent Training

Posted on 19 June 2014 |

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In the real world where time and money is limited, and the list of things that need to be done is overwhelming, it’s often difficult to commit those limited resources to something like training. Training – unless mandated by some regulatory agency – doesn’t scream at us with the same...

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Reporting Child Abuse: Everyone's Responsibility

Posted on 10 June 2014 |

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As horror story after horror story about the abuse of children comes to light, state after state, and even the federal government, is responding with legislation for schools and for the private sector to protect children.  While the morality of mandatory reporting to protect is clear, state and federal statutes...

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Fighting Implicit Bias Through Inclusion

Posted on 27 May 2014 |

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When a team works together it works well. When employees work against each other, mistrust or carry bias, they struggle to reach a shared goal of success. The key to having a workforce that pulls together as a team is inclusion.

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