The Growth Company publishes the following resources, authored by Dr. Lynne Curry, a recognized expert in Human Resources.
Can my employer stop me from using vacation days I’ve earned? I’ve worked for my employer for more than a year and earned seven vacation days. My parents and sister plan to visit in late September and I’d planned...
I did the big NO.
I slept with my boss.
At first it was exciting, and then it got old, but I didn’t know...
When my company promoted me two months ago, I was stunned but excited. My manager’s faith in me made me desire to do my very best.
I work for a subsidiary of a company headquartered in Seattle. I do a good job but fear I’ll be fired. Our office manager is a vindictive queen bee. When she’s is angry at an employee, she starts slamming doors, bad-mouthing them to other employees and finding ways to make their work lives miserable. Then, she fires them.
As a manager, how can I supervise employees at remote locations—particularly when I never see them?
If I work remotely, how do I make sure I stay on my supervisor’s radar for promotional opportunities?
Which employees thrive in virtual team situations?
I run a small department within a larger company. The company’s overall rules are strict, but I supervise creative types and believe in looser rules. I have six employees, five of whom love Pokemon Go. While I don’t personally play it, I think it adds value to the work day, as it gives them something they share in common.
None of them play it during the work day; they do, however...
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