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Reinvigorate Your Department with an HR Clean Up Day

Whether you work in a nearly paperless environment, or your office and corridors are full of bulging file cabinets, HR records are vital for every organization and must be well managed. When is the last time you took some time … Continue reading

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Elder Care Issues Surface in the Workplace

Are you or many of your employees providing care for a senior citizen?  If so, you’re not alone. A Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey reports that during a three-month period in 2011, almost 40 million adults provided some unpaid … Continue reading

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Do Unlimited Vacation Policies Work?

An unlimited vacation policy sounds like a prescription for chaos and abuse.  But businesses are embracing this concept in growing numbers. The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) reports that only 1% of U.S. companies offer unlimited vacations.  But this … Continue reading

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Working Parents – Managing Workplace and Parenting Stress

Every morning you scurry around your home preparing your family for the day.  Walk the dog, pack lunches, zipper up the kids’ coats, grab backpacks and run out the door just in time to meet the school bus.  You’re halfway … Continue reading

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Has Your Organization Tried Telecommuting?

After a large increase in the 1990’s, the number of businesses instituting telecommuting as a workplace option has largely remained level. Telecommuting isn’t for everyone.  The ideal candidate must be mature within the organization, reliable and an independent worker.  He … Continue reading

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Covering for a Poor Worker

As you prepare to write your 2012 performance evaluation, are you uneasy about possible shortcomings because you’ve been covering for a coworker? The evidence may be elusive:  you find yourself frequently staying late and working long hours to finish projects, … Continue reading

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Establish Policies and Procedures for Employee Personal Online Access

Ever make a quick online purchase during your lunch hour at work?  If so, you’re not alone.  It’s estimated that employees spend an average of five hours during the holiday season shopping on workplace equipment.  That’s more than half a … Continue reading

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