Monthly Archives: May 2010

HR Summer Checklist

Memorial Day weekend is a sign that summer is here. After the holiday, however, a host of HR issues will make an annual reappearance…dress code, company picnics and outings, vacation scheduling, “Friday sick days,” and more. We’ve compiled a checklist of … Continue reading

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The Plague of Appreciation

Does your workplace suffer from the plague of appreciation – recognition programs that don’t work,  supervisors and managers that don’t use them, the absence of the word “thank you,” rewards applied inconsistently, perceptions of unfairness or favoritism, and/or leaders that … Continue reading

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Using Social Media for Selection – 3 Things Employers Should Consider

Social media, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, has become increasingly popular in the workplace, particularly for recruitment. Continue reading

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4 Strategies for Boosting Pay Satisfaction

Perhaps complaints are looming in your organization regarding base pay, cost of living adjustments, or merit increases. We’ve all experienced these common pay complaints and possibly more often as of lately as pay satisfaction is a key issue this year … Continue reading

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