Our most-read post on social media and through email marketing is a quick summary regarding how emotionally intelligent people effectively deal with toxic people. Difficult and poisonous people mess things up for the rest of us, at work and outside of work. The more we can incorporate strategies to deal with these types of people, […]
If you are working remotely full or part-time, you are probably wondering what your arrangement will look like as we (hopefully) transition to normal in 2021. Not only are people wondering about if they will go back, but they are wondering what they will be going back to. Here is what experts think.
Invoking a seldom-used clause could terminate the collective bargaining agreement – and set off monumental legislative and legal battles In a move that could prompt calls for federal antitrust litigation, and will undoubtedly lead to court challenges, Major League Soccer has informed the MLS Players’ Association that it will invoke a clause that basically allows one side […]
Fast Company has put together this list of apps to help make you more productive, whether working from home, the office, or a coffee shop patio (if it is open). Even though I was just talking to my daughter about going back to a paper organizer, I am going to look into some of these.
We’re keeping tabs on how employees and employers are assessing remote working arrangements during the pandemic. Most already know the pros and cons, so we don’t dive into that much. It’s just that the prospects of what happens after we transition into a new normal are fascinating. We first shared this article a month ago, […]
With many successfully completing their work from home during the coming weeks, will employees expect to continue working remotely? Work is going to be different for most people during the coming weeks or months. Unfortunately, some will not be working at all. Some will be working from home. Those people will learn what freelancers, contractors […]
How will free-thinking automaker workers analyze any tentative agreement that would end the GM-UAW strike? I’d be wondering, “is this the best they could do?”More importantly, I’d be wondering if the strike was even necessary, or just a way to distract workers from all of the corruption, lies and deceit. Group-think members will probably vote […]
Helping everyone truly understand each team member’s role and the challenges within can improve communication and productivity at your site. It can also improve the chances that managers and employees will enjoy going to work.
Managing a staff is hard. Managing a staff when members need to take legitimate leaves of absence or intermittent leave is really hard. Managing a staff when you suspect an employee of abusing leave (and your good-faith commitment to helping him or her) is really, really hard. Check out this primer on the Family Medical […]
Why being respectful is good for your business, and your life This TED talk is worth your time, whether your a leader, staff member, or, because it applies to every day living, no longer working at all.