Tag: Leadership and Management

How to Design Your Company’s Flexible Workspace Plan

I don’t believe there’s any doubt – employees want flexible work, if they can get it. Granted, not every job is able to have flexibility. For example, the barista at your local coffeehouse isn’t going to be able to work from home. But there are many positions that can and […]

What Is the Appropriate Discipline for Disrespectful Behavior – Ask #HR Bartender

We’ve talked before about employee suspensions: how to handle themand what happens during a suspension. But today’s reader note goes into an area that we haven’t spent much time talking about – progressive discipline.  I received a suspension for ripping company policy papers in half in front of my supervisor. […]

New Hire Onboarding: Take a Pulse to Increase Employee Retention

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Readex Research, which provides expert survey services to help businesses understand their internal and external customers. Their services include employee experience surveys. Enjoy the post!) With unemployment levels at historic lows, it’s no wonder that employee retention is a […]

Workplace Distractions Are Impacting the Bottom Line – Friday Distraction

I know the open office concept is all the rage right now. And I’m not opposed to it. I can see the advantages it brings in terms of collaboration and team development. However, it’s important for organizations to realize it can also contribute to workplace distractions. The same is true […]