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Don’t Forget To Include Workers

We have blogged before on the Boston Federal Reserve and the series of articles they have posted on their website about the need for quality jobs and the need to invest in workers.  This last month, they came out with … Continue reading

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The Latest Workplace Trend Is Driven By Fear

One of the latest trends occurring within workplaces is the increased use of non-compete agreements.  These agreements in the past had predominately been done with executives or with workers who worked in contracted environments but now many different types of … Continue reading

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Do We Need To Hold People Accountable?

One of the tools the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) is using is social media conversations about workplace issues such as workplace culture.  It can be a great tool for people to share thoughts and ideas but it also brings … Continue reading

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Leave Your Titles At The Door

An idea that is gaining more traction is the idea workers should have representation on corporate boards.  Think-tanks, colleges, college professors and political leaders all say it is something to consider.  In Germany, the law requires workers to be on … Continue reading

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Did You Know We’re Having A Workplace Crisis?

Three reports have been released within the last month with some great information about the workplace.  What’s more interesting are the sources that represent differing perspectives but have  similar information in each of their reports about the workplace.   Those sources … Continue reading

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Changes In The Wind?

This last week  the change to the Fall season occurred in the northern hemisphere.  Luckily for many of us, it’s a fairly weak change as we continue to experience great weather.  But the change to Fall isn’t the only change … Continue reading

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The Dilemma We Face

The gig economy has been back in the news with Uber recently reporting a  huge quarterly loss of over $5 billion and California passing landmark legislation that essentially classifies gig workers as employees in California.  This legislation could have a … Continue reading

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What Is Your Workplace Game Plan?

The other day on social media, the Society for Human Resource Management, or SHRM, had a “conversation” about the role of employee coaching.  I’m not sure a social media forum really offers the best venue to discuss employee coaching but … Continue reading

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Are You Sure You Need A Hiring Bonus?

I’m sure you have seen the signs about hiring bonuses.  You may have heard some things about some of the companies putting up the signs. One of the companies I have seen is for customer service reps. Others have been … Continue reading

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How Often Do You Sit Down To Talk To Employees?

Have you ever sat down with employees to discuss how their work is going, or what support they need to help with issues they encounter?  Have you ever discussed career development plans with employees?  How about seeking the input or … Continue reading

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