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Sanctions for Failure to Keep E-mail Records

February 16, 2006
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Once and employee complaint--internal or external--is filed, gather pertinent document, especially e-mail. Err on the side of keep more documents rather than fewer.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Plug Skills Gaps of Our Recruiters?

September 9, 2005
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Recruiters at our company have a tough time closing deals. They gather specifications, source qualified candidates, screen and interview candidates and compile 'short lists'--and then they wait to hear back. Trouble is, I think our recruiters either a) have poor communication skills or b) aren't doing their jobs efficiently. How do I identify and plug the gap? What training modules might exist for enhancing their skills?
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Labor's Dirty Campaign Tricks

March 30, 2005
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Through the use of such disruptive and damaging tactics, unions say to employers, "Do what we want, or we will dismantle your business."
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But It Was Just an Interview!

December 30, 2004
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Treading on trade secrets with job candidates--even inadvertently--can land employers in legal hot water. In one case, Intel accused Broadcom of conducting job interviews of Intel employees to get confidential information. That allegation changed the trade secret litigation landscape.
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An Open Letter to Bill O’Reilly

December 3, 2004
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The highly publicized travails of Fox’s star offer some helpful lessons for companies that find their top talent at the receiving end of a sexual harassment lawsuit.
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Restrictive Covenants with Employees

July 1, 2004
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Restrictive covenants are a necessary part of business today. But they're difficult to craft and hard to enforce.
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Kiss That Checklist Goodbye

April 30, 2004
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The government is tightening up its sentencing guidelines for corporate wrongdoers. Big policy binders and printouts of training attendance won't reduce your penalties.
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Plain and Simple Liars Lose

February 27, 2004
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Little white lies employers tell to soften the blow of firing someone can backfire in a costly way.
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