Are Your Managers Uncomfortable Communicating with Employees? Here’s How To Help Them

November 13, 2018 Written by the HR Pros Here’s a startling statistic: Nearly 70% of managers are uncomfortable communicating with their employees. That number comes from a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Interact, and it indicates that managers may at times shy away from doing basic management duties. If uncomfortable managers avoid giving feedback, […]

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Ways To Optimize Team Performance At Your Company

November 12, 2018 If you are in HR or are a company owner, you are familiar with the ongoing struggle to keep your employees engaged. . .it’s real! Companies spend inordinate amounts of time and money to try to achieve this lofty goal, but a recent study called “Measuring the Benefits of Employee Engagement” from […]

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Identifying and Helping Disgruntled Employees

October 31, 2018 To be clear, Britney Spears’ mental health breakdown in 2007 was and remains no laughing matter. Her behavior had become increasingly erratic, culminating in the infamous head-shaving moment, though she continued a downward spiral for months afterward. It’s considered one of the biggest public meltdowns in pop culture history. What can this […]

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The Importance of Immediately Documenting Performance Problems

September 6, 2018 Written by the HR Pros The importance of documenting performance problems as they occur cannot be overstated. Although this requires meeting with the employee and discussing the issue, which will almost certainly be uncomfortable, it’s your best defense to a wrongful termination claim should the employee feel litigious after termination. Too many […]

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The Fundamentals of Performance Management

July 17, 2018 Written by the HR Pros There’s a lot of debate in the HR world about what performance management process employers should use. The annual performance review, once the standard, has fallen out of favor with some employers. They’ve opted instead for more frequent feedback about performance, sometimes involving the employee’s peers in […]

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Holiday Party No-Nos: 5 Mistakes People Make

December 14, 2017 The company holiday party may be just around the corner. From semi-formal affairs, to the more low-key dinner and drinks after work, holiday parties are an engaging and enjoyable way for employers to show their appreciation this time of year. For some however, the company gatherings end up being a regrettable experience. […]

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7 Dos and Don’ts of Employee Evaluations | Netchex Online

November 28, 2017 A common misconception is that performance reviews are only conducted to assess pay increases. However, these evaluations are critical to the success of a business and should be held multiple times throughout a fiscal year. This ensures productivity continues to increase, and employee morale remains high. DON’T spring it on employees. DO […]

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Customized POS Prevents Data Loss & IRS Penalties Blog

June 15, 2017 If you’re running a restaurant or overseeing several locations of a franchise / chain establishment, chances are you have multiple systems in place to manage complex HR requirements. Not surprising, the dining industry racks up millions of dollars in compliance violations each year from the IRS due to insufficient reporting and the […]

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