Instead of fighting a losing battle by policing restrictive policies, treat this issue not as a technology problem to control, but a performance problem to correct.
Policies are great tools for employee engagement, recruitment, and retention -- if a company follows them.
Now, I’m not your mother; I only deliver the mama jokes. I’m not going to tell you what to do, or when, or how.
My main problem of the re-hearing panel’s decision is that the “common sense” it is applying is rooted in 1965, not 2015.
Work-life balance for many employees is way out of whack. It wasn’t intentional; business piled up and people have been asked to do more with less. We want to get a handle on this before things go south on us. There hasn’t been a huge outcry — only a remark here and there that we’ve heard about — but as we grow and remain busy, what’s the best way to dynamically address this and let people know that we appreciate their past efforts and want to do whatever we can to ensure they balance their work and personal lives?
—Rebalancing the Scales, HR manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Kingston, New York
One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, so it’s unrealistic to think that it’s not a workplace issue, one expert says.