Unconventional Places to Network

Chances are you’ve been invited to the conventional meet-ups, the groups, the conferences, that are organized with networking in mind.  Attending these events are like-minded professionals in similar industries usually for a presentation with cocktail hour.  Some thrive in these types of settings, while others dread them.  To make-up for this, it is beneficial to seek out alternative places […]

Why Annual Performance Reviews Don’t Work

The annual review process is often seen by both the manager and the employee as a necessity. However, when performed correctly it can hold significant opportunity.  The annual performance reviews are dreaded by all parties, employee and manager.  It’s a fact.  The two most dreaded interactions managers have with their employees are the performance reviews […]

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5 tips to improve your employee handbook

How long has it been since you reviewed your employee handbook — or since your employees referenced it?

When employee handbooks are correctly developed and implemented, they can serve as a sourcebook for both the managers and employees. Unfortunately, employee handbooks often are not crafted in the right way, and as a result collect dust on a shelf.

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What about FlipFlops (and other summer challenges)

As temperatures grow warmer, it is often just a matter of times before an employee steps into the office with a little bit too much beach theme in mind when they picked their dress for the day. But how do you deal with it as an employer, without destroying your embraced flexible dress code? Here five tips to keep the culture great, and the dress code inline with your expectations.