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    Performance Reviews

    Performance Reviews
    There’s been a lot of buzz the last few weeks around the topic of performance reviews. Much of it has re-surfaced as a result of a recent New York Times article by Tara Parker-Pope about the mental health risks of performance reviews. She quotes UCLA Professor Samuel Culbert, who wrote the book “Get Rid of the Performance Review” and the October ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Gambling Policy

    _The **Gambling policy** states the Company’s view on gambling, what it considers gambling, and what is exempt from that definition. It also states the recourse for violations and warns of inspections of employee equipment and workspaces for evidence of gambling._ h4. Subject: Gambling h4. Organization: Anonymous h4. Example of: Standard Policy Gambling is not permitted on Company property during work hours, ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Business Case for Leadership Development

    The Business Case for Leadership Development
    If you happen to work for a great company, then chances are you won’t have to spend a lot of time and effort convincing anyone how important leadership development is. The primary reason your company is so successful and admired is because you already are. Good for you! You can spend time actually developing your next generation of leaders and making ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Orientation Policy

    _The **Orientation policy** is designed to welcome each new employee and make them part of the team from the first day. It seeks to do everything to make the new employee’s adjustment to the job and to the work environment as rapid and pleasant as possible. After hiring, there are two phases of orientation: Phase I—Human Resources Department and Phase II—Supervisors. ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Employer Rules for Hiring Non-US Workers

    Employer Rules for Hiring Non-US Workers
    The immigration debate isn't just about undocumented workers, employers are key players too. No matter which side of the debate you favor or what role you play in the hiring process, job seekers of all kinds should understand the rules that employers must follow when hiring both citizens and noncitizens. The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1996 says employers ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Lead by Example

    Lead by Example
    It sounds so easy. Lead by example. We can't expect others to do something we don't do ourselves. This applies to any aspect of our lives. — If we aren't punctual, we can't expect others to be. — If we expect others to pick up their shoes around the house, then we need to pick up our own. — If we ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Indiana Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly (Applicable to employers of 2 or more employees) $5.85 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. External Links Indiana Department of ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Tips for Developing Your Leadership “Cojones”

    10 Tips for Developing Your Leadership “Cojones”
    Note from Dan: while I normally write a PG blog, this post is rated PG13, parental discretion is advised. Sarah Palin recently said on Fox News Sunday that President Obama doesn't have "the cojones" to effectively address the issue of illegal immigration. Yikes, when’s the last time you heard a political leader accused of that? Actually, according to my extensive 10 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How To Get Employees to Work With You

    How To Get Employees to Work With You
    Most businesses understand the impact that employees have on customers. The challenge is how to ensure that impact is a positive one. To effectively serve customers, how do you get employees to work with you rather than against you? An essential strategy to engage employees in customer care involves internal marketing – the application of marketing inside an organization to instill ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    4 Ways to Use Learning Journals for Leadership Development

    4 Ways to Use Learning Journals for Leadership Development
    I’ve had a couple recent requests from readers for information on learning journals: "I’ve been intrigued by the idea of using journaling & reflective writing, but can’t find any resources for how to get that off the ground. I’m worried about pitching it to people who may feel like it’s simply a teenage “dear diary” and am wondering how to provide ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Can You Be a Good Manager if You're Shy?

    Can You Be a Good Manager if You're Shy?
    A reader writes: I'm shy. Sometimes people misinterpret this as aloofness or snobbery. Being outgoing and making friends with everyone I meet has never been a part of my personality. I just have a hard time making casual conversation (which is necessary for good relationships with coworkers), and I have a hard time in difficult/important professional conversations (which are necessary for ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Talent Management Metrics Get an "F"

    If employees are a company's most important asset, few organizations are anywhere near realizing their full potential, according to the latest talent management study by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). The study, which examined the extent to which organizations are measuring and gauging the success of their talent management programs, found that only a quarter of companies surveyed have systematic ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Talent Management: How to Invest in Your Workforce

    Talent Management: How to Invest in Your Workforce
    The war for talent. The coming brain drain. Mismanaged succession. In recent years, judging by steady increases in spending on talent management, workforce challenges like these have become top of mind for most companies, large and small. But what is the most productive way to invest in your workforce, and what are the chances you will see a tangible return? A ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Pennsylvania Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.15 $7.25   July 2009 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links Pennsylvania Department of Labor Website: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Rhode Island Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.40 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: Time and one-half premium pay for work on Sundays and holidays in retail and certain other businesses is required under two laws that are separate from the minimum wage law. External Links Rhode Island Department of Labor Website: http://www.dlt.state.ri.us/
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Partner with HRPeople

    Partner with HRPeople
    Have your own website? Have a MySpace account? Here's a great way to spread the word about HRPeople. Just copy and paste the code from the text box below the image of your choice into the HTML body of your page. HRPeople is now offering all member-owned websites the opportunity for partnership and link swapping. Email: info@hrpeople.com for more information. If ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    South Carolina Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly No state minimum wage law. External Links South Carolina Department of Labor Website: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    South Dakota Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $5.85 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) External Links South Dakota Department of Labor Website: http://www.state.sd.us/applications/LD01DOL/frameset.asp?navid=&filtertype=1
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Tennessee Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly No state minimum wage law. External Links Tennessee Department of Labor Website: http://state.tn.us/labor-wfd/
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Texas Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $5.85 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) More Info: The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The Texas State minimum wage law does not contain current dollar minimums. Instead ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This

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