Employee Relations

  • Holiday or Holy Day?

    - Dec 19, 2013
    I grew up in a Catholic family, which meant I used to go to church every Sunday, and attended Mass during every important religious event (for Catholics). As a child, I also attended the local Sunday...
  • Employee Monitoring In Today’s Workplace

    - Dec 18, 2013
    In today’s workplace, office employees are connected to the Internet through a variety of devices such as their computers, cell phones, tablets, and other gadgets. According to Staff Monitoring Solutions (SMS), these employees spend an average...
  • 5 Signs Your Organization Is Bleeding Talent

    - Oct 28, 2013
    1. Your recruiting department has a 30, 60, 90 day pipeline for the same position. The fact that your recruiting department is busier than ever recruiting heads to deal with your employee turnover rate may be...
  • The Carrot And Stick Approach

    - Oct 17, 2013
    It just past midnight on the Eastern seaboard on October 17th, 2013 and Hispanic Heritage Month officially ended this past Tuesday. I hope that although there was a lot of focus on the chaos happening in...
  • Don’t Wait For An Annual Review To Give Your Employees Feedback

    - Sep 10, 2013
    When you do something for a long enough period of time, you start to take things for granted; the same rule applies to relationships with others.  As a manager or leader in your organization, it’s important...
  • Is Your Team Tracking?

    - Aug 9, 2013
    As a manager or leader in your organization, I’m sure you that give out directives or instruction to your team members, in order to be able to accomplish your goals but how often do you check...
  • When Your Employees Become “Prima Donna’s”

    - Jul 24, 2013
    We all have top performers, and as managers we are appreciative of the efforts they put day in and day out in order to meet and exceed their goals, and at times they either carry their...
  • How To Deal With A “Difficult” Employee

    - Jul 9, 2013
    The other day someone asked me how to deal with a “difficult” employee as a new supervisor with a new employer. After getting some background information, the new supervisor advised that the employee was engaging in...
  • A Healthy Work-Life Balance Isn’t A Myth

    - Jul 2, 2013
    When I’m away from work I’m pretty much disconnected (for the most part at least), I learned a couple of year’s back that sometimes being too accessible to work can take a toll on you. If...
  • Building Trust In Your Organization

    - Jun 28, 2013
    I had the opportunity to attend a monthly session of the Northern Virginia SHRM chapter this week and it was great, I met several great ladies doing wonderful things in HR and the highlight of the...