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What to Keep in Employee Personnel Files

In the worst-case scenario, a personnel file may turn into evidence in a lawsuit brought by a disgruntled former employee. In order to keep the inform...

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Using Progressive Discipline

Many companies either have a progressive discipline policy in place or follow one in practice. Used properly, progressive discipline gives managers th...

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Motivating Your Employees

You'd like your employees to be loyal and hardworking -- to put forth their best effort every day. Paying a decent salary and giving generous raises h...

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Ten Steps to a Successful Workplace Investigation

How to get to the bottom of workplace incidents.

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Employer Liability for an Employee's Bad Acts

In some circumstances, your company might be legally responsible for harm caused by its employees. Courts have held employers liable for injuries thei...

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What Is Progressive Discipline for Employees?

Progressive discipline is an employee disciplinary system that provides a graduated range of responses to employee performance or conduct problems. Di...

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Employee Posts on Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, and Other Social Media

Chances are good that many of your company's employees post personal content on the Internet.

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Why You Should Create an Employee Handbook

The benefits of having an employee handbook are many: Every employee receives the same information about the rules of the workplace; your employees wi...

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How to Conduct Employee Evaluations

Employers who routinely review employee performance and conduct regular employee evaluations reap tremendous benefits. The evaluation process nips a l...

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Employee Access to Personnel Files: Is It Required?

Many states have laws giving current and former employees access to their own personnel files. The extent of access provided varies from state to st...

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Cell Phone Policies for Employees Who Drive

Cell phones are so common these days that it's hard to remember a time -- not much more than a decade ago -- when most of us used a phone that was tet...

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