Employee Records: Which Ones to Save and for How Long

You don’t want to keep unnecessary employee records. Nor do you want to make a rash decision on whether to destroy records. Here are the laws you need to know.

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Tips to Prevent or, if Necessary, Eliminate Employee Toxicity

From time to time, nearly every boss has to cope with an employee’s negativity. That’s annoying enough, but you’ve got a nightmare if toxic attitudes spread among the rest of your workers. Here are solutions.

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HR: Is it Time to Rethink Your Marijuana-Testing Policy?

For HR departments, it was once-unthinkable: Deleting Marijuana from the list of drugs in workplace drug-testing programs. But should you? And what should you do about your handbook policies?

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Best Practices with HR Records to Guard against Legal Risks

If you aren’t able to supply relevant documentation, you’ll pay a heavy price. In some cases, you’ll even be forced to give the job back to a nonperforming or toxic employee.

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10 Best Practices for an Online Employee Handbook

Companies that don’t convert their employee handbooks into electronic documents are missing noteworthy opportunities in human resources. Conversely, businesses that switch to a digital format accomplish at least five HR goals.

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Affordable Yet Creative and Proven Employee-Loyalty Ideas

Your employees are not different from you as the boss. They have emotions, families and needs. If they feel appreciated, they’ll also value the culture and work environment in your company.

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So You Finally Got Your First Management Job? Now What?

There are 10 principles every new manager needs to know and use.

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For Best HR Performance Reviews, 10 Sample Goal Phrases

A well-written set of performance goals work to motivate employees and help them to focus better on their responsibilities. They must be written with the right phrasing so they inspire performance and don’t invite costly lawsuits.

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Best Employee-Handbook Values to Avoid Legal Issues

Neither you, nor your company and nor should your employees be relying on an employee handbook with illegal or antiquated policies. Here are employee-handbook values to consider.

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Solution to Cure Worker Skills Gaps, Underemployment

An innovative solution has been unveiled to solve a big economic conundrum. The solution is designed to create 25 million new jobs and help grow the economy by 4 percent.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.