Travel to and from work is a part of a typical work experience. Making the most of this time can provide a boost to one's well-being.
Changing jobs can be a daunting endeavor. Understanding the nuances of new employment will make any new hire ready to be successful in their new role.
Working in the public sector has its pros and cons.
While employees generally look for ways to promote and advance throughout their career, some employees have valid reasons to take a lesser paying job.
HR professionals must find creative ways to stay up-to-date on trends and employment law changes in the workplace.
Helping the new employee in his/her job is very important for a successful start in the workplace.
Accurate job descriptions are important documents for employers to keep on file in the workplace.
Employees grieving over the loss of a loved one often display certain behaviors that are of concern to the employer. Offering support during this grieving period is very important to the employee.
Being a new employee on the job can be a somewhat intimidating experience. Management and co-workers can do a lot to make new employees feel like part of the team.
It is not unusual for there to be friction between co-workers who work side by side at the job site. It is very important for management to address the matter before things blow up at work.
"Honesty" is still the best policy when it comes to filling out a job application.
As employees leave to accept a new position, there are ways to give them a proper send off that says both thank you for their efforts and good luck for the future.
Working 10-hour shifts and having an extra day off during the week is very attractive to employees who are given the opportunity to work such a schedule. However, such shifts come with pros and cons.
Employers often require employees to attend mandatory training. While such training sessions can be viewed as a disruption, employees should recognize the benefits in participating in them.
Delegation plays an important role in the performance of duties in the workplace. Wise managers recognize the value with entrusting subordinates with delegated responsibilities.
Conducting lunch meetings can be a productive means for accomplishing work that must be completed. Employees and clients are given the opportunity to meet in a more relaxed work setting. Care should be given for planning where the meeting is to take place.
Excessive sick leave usage can pose some significant challenges to management. When employees are notified of the employer's leave policy, their rights under FMLA, and the expectation of management, they are better able to work within the parameters that make up acceptable sick leave usage.
While developing friendships in the workplace may be a part of life, it is important for supervisors to remember that the perception of favoritism can be very disruptive for the work environment. When employees think a supervisor is giving preferential treatment to a subordinate due to their...
Employees choose to decorate their workspace as an expression of who they are. When personal items are permitted, supervisors should be sure that inappropriate items are forbidden to avoid offending or disrupting work flow in the organization.
Staff meetings can become an effective communication tool for employees and their leadership. When conducted effectively, the entire organization reaps a benefit.
Knowing the details of health benefits of a new job will assist the selected candidate with making necessary decisions about accepting the position. Unfortunately, many health benefits are non-negotiable.
When there are things in your past that are not so good, employers may be hesitant. Applicants need to focus on the skills and talents that would make them a valuable member of their team.
Customer service in the workplace is a must for employees serving their customers. Human Resources staff must practice excellent customer service as well. Since employees depend on Human Resources to assist them with problems and concerns at work, it is important for HR professionals to have a...
Employers are wise to make every effort to accommodate an employee's religious beliefs. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 recognizes religion as a protected classification. Supervisors should know the law to be sure that an employee's religious beliefs are protected as required in this...
Employees who have body odor issues at work present challenges to the coworker who must work side by side with that employee. For the supervisor, it becomes an employee relations issue that must be held delicately, yet firmly, to ensure immediate improvement. When done directly yet with tact,...