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  • Use of Technology to Harm

    To prevent harassment and prevent liability as well, employers need to develop communications and technology policies that prohibit any form of harassment or discrimination by anyone in your workplace. Company’s need to protect the use of their technology, and they also have a responsibility to protect their employees. Managers need to be trained on how to report suspected abuses.…

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  • Dress Down Days- How Low Do You Go?

    To prevent harassment and prevent liability as well, employers need to develop communications and technology policies that prohibit any form of harassment or discrimination by anyone in your workplace. Company’s need to protect the use of their technology, and they also have a responsibility to protect their employees. Managers need to be trained on how to report suspected abuses.…

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  • Losing the Ability to Communicate

    In our HR profession, we have a deep understanding of the connection between communication and behavior. Here’s one problem as I see it - we don’t all receive information one way. With the over reliance on email, texting, IM and social media, we are assuming that everyone communicates visually. What happens when you are an auditory learner? What happens to the person who has comprehension problems with reading and always relies on what is said verbally to them?…

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  • The “Helicopter Parent” phenomenon

    The recruitment and selection process is one of the key components of any company's overall human resource strategy. If done correctly, it is an opportunity to match success behaviors within the company to the candidate's specific knowledge, skills, or attributes and determine how they fit the company's existing need.…

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  • Getting Annual Reviews Right

    If performance reviews make you want to hide under your desk, you aren’t alone. Reviews have gotten a bad name with managers and employees alike, sending everyone looking for cover...

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