If your company had an employee with a unique quality essential to the success of your business, would your firm take out an insurance policy on the person? Here’s what one company did to protect an important human asset.
Policy & Culture
Does your company have rules against certain types of body art on employees? After reading this story, some may argue that there are always exceptions to rules.
HR specialist Patrick Cont wanted to avoid employee lawsuits. He thought of many ways to make it easier for workers to resolve disputes without suing the company. But he still hadn’t found the right solution. Here’s how he fixed the problem.
If you decide to pay employees to learn more about and become better at their jobs, you’ll also want to make sure you don’t overlook a key factor in making sure the investment is worthwhile.
It’s no secret that referral programs are a great way to find new hires. But many managers make the mistake of just handing out bigger bonuses to current employees who make the referrals. There are better ways to get more out of your program.
Just how tricky is it to give references about former employees? A pending lawsuit in New Jersey shows how not to talk about former workers.
Your boss says, “We need a new policy manual.” Be assured, the task doesn’t have to be the equivalent of brain surgery, or even dental surgery.
If a few pending laws are passed, employers in some states soon won’t be allowed to tell employees to keep firearms off of company property. Will your state be next?
In the last 25 years, the number of companies that offer bonuses, commissions and the like has gone up 50%. Many of them, however, are making the same mistakes – ones that can be avoided.