Monthly Archives: July 2008

Your Boss Is Younger Than You…Now What?

Bridging this generation gap alone is common among coworkers today, with workplaces often having 2-3 different generations working together. What happens when one of the younger employees becomes the boss of an older employee? It’s not uncommon to find tension … Continue reading

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Where Great Links Start #7

Where Great Workplaces Start is dedicated to bringing its readers the best information related to human resources, training and development, workplace programs, and much, much more. Each week we like to bring you a variety of posts from around the … Continue reading

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Be Happy, Give Away Your Bonus

Our friends at the Harvard Business Review recently published an interesting article about the different ways employees spend their bonuses and how their decisions affect morale. Their research shows that employees who give away at least a portion of their … Continue reading

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The New Four-Day Work Week

With gas prices breaking the $4.00 per gallon mark, it’s no secret that employees are feeling the burden of long commutes and soaring fuel costs. Where Great Workplaces Start has already examined some of the ways that organizations are providing … Continue reading

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