Category Archives: Employee Relations

February 27, 2019

This picture is why presenteeism is bad for your business

We did an experiment to show why presenteeism is bad for your business. This picture was drawn with an injured hand. Actually, the illustrator did a really good job! But it’s certainly not his best. But what happens when an illness is less visible?

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January 30, 2019

How an after hours email policy might work in practice

Experts like Professor Sir Cary Cooper say that we should not send emails after hours. But is an after hours email policy realistic? Or is it too challenging to implement and enforce?

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January 16, 2019

What to do when a key employee quits

What do you do when an employee who you rely on hands you their notice without any warning? These five steps will help you figure out what to do when a key employee quits.

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December 19, 2018

What to do when things go wrong before your performance review

You’ve worked for your company for 25 years. Suddenly, everyone seems to be turned against you. Your year-end performance review is approaching. Suzanne Lucas, The Evil HR Lady, is here to give you some advice

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December 5, 2018

Three ways to be a more compassionate leader

You don’t need to rule with fear and humiliation to be a good leader. In fact, if you strive to be a more compassionate leader, you might find it works out better for you and your team. Here are three ways to start.

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