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Mapping Out Maternity Leave

When I found out I was pregnant, I was elated. I couldn’t wait to tell friends, register for baby stuff I wouldn’t need, sign up for Amazon Prime diaper delivery, and start the so-called “nesting” phase. But then, anxiety about balancing…


HR Administration



5MM: Talking Trump's Transgender Ban

In this week’s edition of 5 Minutes of Management, Workforce editors Frank Kalman and Rick Bell talk diversity and inclusion in the workplace — particularly President Donald Trump’s recent ban on transgender people in the military. They also talk about…

Staffing Management

How Much Wasted Work Time Is Too Much?

According to a recent survey conducted by OfficeTeam, on average, employees spend eight hours per workweek on nonwork activities. What does this non-work time look like? Personal emails: 30 percent Social networks: 28 percent Sports sites: 8 percent Mobile games: 6 percent…

When You Discover That You Employ a Nazi

In the wake of Friday and Saturday’s horrific, evil events in Charlottesville, the the twitter account YesYoureRacist posted many riot photos and identified many of the rioters. And, as a result, some have lost their jobs. Yes, You're Racist @YesYoureRacist Replying to @YesYoureRacist UPDATE: Cole…


5MM: You’ve Been Microchipped!

In this week’s edition of 5 Minutes of Management, Workforce editors Frank Kalman and Rick Bell discuss the pros and cons of a voluntary program at one Wisconsin company to insert microchips in its workforce. They also harken back to a time…


2017 Game Changer: Anson Mathews

DP World, which operates marine and inland terminals and offers international maritime services, assigned Anson Mathews to its operations training center to serve as a consultant helping prepare the division for growth. In a company of 37,000 employees, he…

Workplace Culture