An organization that tries to fill available positions from within should define the scope of the internal hiring policy and hold managers responsible for identifying staffing needs.Read More
We provide outsourced technical resources and often work on projects with other companies—which sometimes are competitors. My employees are at times uncomfortable with the situation: what to say, what not to say, and how to get the work done to the satisfaction of the client without jeopardizing our niche or competitive edge. How can I prepare them for these situations?
We have an employee who continually shares confidential company information with others. What is the best way to address this issue?
We want to retain employees living 20 miles away or farther. What’s the right way to provide them a monthly allowance for gas? Should it be only for managers or all employees?
It's all too easy for an internal investigation into harassment or discrimination to become an opportunity for retaliation. And voila--two legal claims instead of one.Read More
The government is tightening up its sentencing guidelines for corporate wrongdoers. Big policy binders and printouts of training attendance won't reduce your penalties.Read More
How should I handle a romantic workplace relationship between a supervisor and an hourly employee?
Our new-hire orientation sessions are somewhat dull. They last two to three hours, and impart lots of company information with a couple of videos to break up the lecturing. How we can spice up these sessions?
Signing a document can clarify any assumptions about exclusivity, a shared future or whether consorting with a superior will affect a person's career.Read More
There's no doubt about what's going on when you install programs like Cyber Snoop, WebSpy or NetChatSpy.Read More