Adopting Alternatives to the Annual Performance Reviews
The major drawback of performance reviews, and the reason more and more businesses are doing away with them, is that they can be boring. Their end-of-the-year focus and emphasis on monetary incentives and penalties hold employees accountable for previous behaviour at the expense of improving current performance. Having regular discussions about employees’ current performance and scope for development, on […]
Benefits of Offering Work Schedule Flexibility
Employees, whether they are on-site or remote, frequently cite schedule flexibility as an important factor in achieving a healthy work-life balance. An employee’s usual arrival and departure times could be staggered under a flexible time policy to help with day care or school obligations. Yet another adaptable choice would be to do away with regular […]
Avoiding Retaliation Claims
A Florida employee who engages in activities protected by law or who reports labor law violations by their employer is protected from termination under both federal and state law. Any adverse action taken by an employer towards an employee is considered retaliation. Some adverse actions that could be considered as retaliation are harassment that persists, poor performance […]
Exit Interviews – An Important but Often Overlooked Management Procedure by Companies
Employers are aware that firing an employee is a sensitive matter that must be handled with care. You, as an employer, are obligated to continue protecting employees’ rights even after an employee has resigned, retired, or been terminated. But you need to safeguard the company as well. The exit interview is a practice that some […]
Preventing Age Discrimination at the Workplace
Employees who are of the age 40 and above are protected by the Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“the Act”), but that doesn’t mean they’re immune to bias and discrimination because of their age. Also, not all age groups who may be subject to age discrimination, stereotyping, or practices are included by the Act. Your […]
Requiring Employees to Work from Home
Many of the businesses in such businesses decided to adopt a permanent work-from-home policy — here’s what business owners need to know.
New Year Resolutions For Your Business
If you want your business to thrive in 2023 and beyond, I suggest you adopt these five practices as new year’s resolutions.
Work Holiday Parties: Tips for Employers to Reduce Liability
The most delightful time of the year has finally here – the holiday season! Are you getting ready to host an office holiday party like many other companies this season? Holiday parties are a great way to build morale among workers and foster a positive company culture. However, business owners also need to be aware […]
How to Become an Inclusive Manager
A company adopting more inclusive management practices is one of the most important factors in making the company a welcoming workplace for all employees.
Reducing Employer Risk from Holiday Parties
With holiday parties right around the corner, it is important to implement policies to reduce employer risk from situations that arise at work-related events.