Workforce editors Frank Kalman and Rick Bell bid farewell to SHRM’s CEO and President Henry “Hank” Jackson, who is stepping down in December after six years on the job. They also discuss the lack of jobs being added among small businesses in the United States.
You’re Sick? Go Home!
Managers aren’t mom. But they can do a lot to keep their teams healthy. That starts with assuring people that it’s OK to call in sick.
Some 85 percent of workers say that they have gone to the office while sick, according to one recent survey. An IT guy at a San Francisco tech startup comes to work looking like death warmed over near the end of flu season. He is visibly ill and sweating. Unfortunately, he’s also responsible for installing vital software to everyone’s computers in…