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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do I Ask For the Boss’s Help

November 12, 2000
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Present your question in the context of a larger workforce planning discussion.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Does Absenteeism Cost How Do I Address Tardiness

November 8, 2000
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Absenteeism results in $600 annually in direct costs; more if you add in various snowball-effect expenses and losses. Addressing tardiness may need to begin with your EAP.
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IDear Workforce-I How Do You Stop a ‘Sherman Tank’

November 8, 2000
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Talk with her about the incidents, and identify areas -- such as stress management and negotiation -- where you can help train her and prevent future problems.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Should We Provide Incentives for Efficiency

November 1, 2000
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Have managers set up performance goals and objectives for each employee and monitor these on a quarterly basis.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Should I Handle An Employee Who Has Attempted Suicide

October 29, 2000
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You certainly are right to be concerned on several levels: a) privacy rights, b) unprofessional actions, c) the grapevine effect and d) employee confidentiality.
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IDear Workforce-I Should HR Have Friendships With Employees

October 22, 2000
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Do what you can to foster strong working relationships, beginning perhaps with brown-bag lunches. Off-duty friendships can work, but proceed with caution.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> In Which Direction Should I Take This Company

October 22, 2000
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Several suggestions as to how an HR executive at a growing company can prove valuable.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Does Absenteeism Cost How Do I Address Tardiness

October 15, 2000
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Absenteeism results in $600 annually in direct costs; more if you add in various snowball-effect expenses and losses. Addressing tardiness may need to begin with your EAP.
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