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Before you hand out those W-2s to your workers …

December 10, 2014
You might want to consider a tactic that will prevent those all-important documents from getting damaged in employees’ washing machines or chewed up by their hungry pets.
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Employee calls in sick after you deny her the day off

December 10, 2014
Your department has a big meeting Wednesday that requires every staff member to be present. Several days before that meeting, one of your employees tells you she needs Wednesday off to tend to some personal business. You tell her that attending the meeting is mandatory and that she can choose another day to take off. Wednesday morning, she calls in sick. What would you do?
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Anonymous harassment? Respond quickly

December 10, 2014

Occasionally, a worker will do something truly stupid: tagging offensive graffiti, posting jokes that aren’t funny or leaving anonymous, bigoted notes. Whatever form it takes, make sure you respond immediately. Show you mean business about stamping out harassment.

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There’s wisdom in every separation

December 10, 2014
As a manager, never let a single employee’s departure from your company go unstudied.
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How bosses check up on absent staff

December 10, 2014
Workers who call in sick usually get the benefit of the doubt, but 31% of managers polled by CareerBuilder.com say they have checked to see if an absent employee was telling the truth.
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Study: Men value work flexibility, too

December 10, 2014
It’s not just women who covet those flex schedules. The Working Mother Research Institute—affiliated with Working Mother magazine—found that 77% of men have some degree of flexibility in their work schedules, and that 79% of those men feel comfortable using flex benefits.
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Revamp the way you calculate turnover

December 10, 2014

There’s a big difference between losing three slugs versus three stars within a month. Yet, at most organizations, those losses would be calculated the same—as an overall percentage of employees—when figuring turnover rate. But such a simple metric treats all turnovers alike and doesn’t account for performance differences among departing employees.

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Where time gets wasted at work

November 26, 2014
Today’s knowledge workers spend only 45% of their time on primary job duties. The other 55% is squandered on meetings, email and administrivia. Here’s what workers say causes lost productivity.
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Work/life balance key to attracting college grads

November 12, 2014
CareerBuilder.com recently polled a representative sample of 305 college graduates completing either an associate or four-year degree in 2014. One question: What would make you more likely to pursue employment with a particular company?
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Take a pre-cation! Huh?

November 12, 2014
Possibly the greatest perk you’ve never heard of: Paid vacation that new hires can take before reporting for work at their new organizations.
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