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HR Q&A

Q&A: A remote employee’s roommate has been disrupting their work to the point that their performance is suffering. How should we handle this?

This situation should be handled the same way you’d manage most work disruptions affecting an employee’s performance. Start by having a conversation with the employee ...
Affirmation

Affirmation: The time to go after my dreams is now.

Only I hold the power to create the life I desire. I want to make my dreams come true so each day I work on ...
HR Q&A

Q&A: What’s the difference between a furlough and a layoff?

Furloughs and layoffs are ways to reduce labor costs during times of economic hardship. They both involve a loss of work for employees, but there ...
Affirmation

Affirmation: I am confident in my ability to follow through.

I know I can follow through on my promises because I only make promises that I can keep. Before I make a promise, I check ...
Career Mondays

Career Monday: 13 Strategies for Making Your Job Search More Efficient

Some things are beyond your control when you’re searching for a job. You wait for companies to call you back, and you compete with other ...

Blasts From The Past

5 HR Mistakes That Startups Must Avoid

Human resources are the backbone of any business; and startups are no exception. Dealing with a number of employees within a company is not an ...
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Affirmation: I Explore My Options

My life is full of possibilities! A cheerful outlook makes me more aware of the abundance that surrounds me. I keep my eyes open and ...
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Q&A: What should I do if an employee moves to a different state and will be working from there?

There are several things you need to do if an employee moves out of state: – If you don’t already have other employees there, you’ll ...
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Affirmation: Are You Working Smarter Or Just Working Harder?

Most of us have a tendency to work harder, rather than smarter, when we need to get more done. This is fine in the short-term ...
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Q&A: What questions should an employer avoid asking during the recruiting and interview process?

You should avoid questions that are not job-related or that cause an applicant to tell you about their inclusion in a protected class. These would ...
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Tip of the Month: July

Multitasking is a myth! Human brains simply cannot pay attention to two things at once. Instead, our focus operates like a flashlight, which can illuminate ...
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