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‘I got stuck under my bed’ and more priceless absenteeism excuses

October 28, 2015
CareerBuilder has learned that some employees take their excuses to the next level, from claims of poisoning at grandma’s hands to the urgent need to dumpster dive. Real-life bosses no doubt cringed when they heard that a subordinate missed work because he or she …
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What do employees want? Probably not picnic tables

October 14, 2015

If you don’t read the results of a staff engagement survey correctly, you might be doomed to the same fate as the clueless manager in this true story.

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There’s desperate hiring, and then there’s this

October 14, 2015
Check out this cartoon depicting a world that a hiring manager can sometimes feel trapped in—off the record, of course …
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Employees engaged? Take a quick pulse

October 13, 2015
Employee engagement surveys are great, but they’re rarely done often enough. Think about performing weekly “pulse” surveys.
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Set clear guidance for promotion applications

September 17, 2015
Employers can get in big trouble if they try to manipulate promotions so only certain individuals apply. That can happen when promotion opportunities aren’t listed or only a select few learn about them. The legal risk: Even employees who don’t formally apply can sue.
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Erratic scheduling is under scrutiny

September 14, 2015
Be careful with scheduling that requires workers to show up at a moment’s notice or one that makes them come in only to learn they’re not needed.
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Factor aging employees into safety equation

September 14, 2015

Factors that increase older workers’ potential for injury-producing accidents include muscle weakness, balance problems, vision problems and side effects from medicines. To lessen those risks, employee benefits consulting firm Lockton recommends doing the following.

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School’s in! A quick lesson on child-care leave

September 14, 2015
Find out the child-care leave laws in your state by checking out our State by State 2015 Short-Term Child-Care Leave Laws chart.
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Keep your hiring process bias-free

September 14, 2015
New York City has approved a new year-long program in which city investigators will pose as applicants to root out hiring discrimination.
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The cost of a bad hire goes beyond money

September 1, 2015

As one leader put it, “The key to my success is hiring people far better than I am.” The intent is spot on. But the truth is, most people don’t know how to identify and hire the better people they need.

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