When confronting an employee about an issue, make sure you have documentation to back up your concerns. For example, if you’re worried about their performance, point out exact instances where a lapse has affected the company. “Whatever issue it is that you want to bring up, it’s never enough to tell someone that you ‘think’ or ‘feel’ that they’re argumentative or sloppy or not getting their work done on time,” writes OPEN Forum contributor Vivian Giang. “Doing so can come off as vague and unfair.”
Read on for five more tips for how to properly address conflicts.
An estimated one in 10 adults in the United States suffer from depression. It’s time to do something about this. Here are nine tips to help your company and your most precious asset, your employees, deal with depression:
1. Make your business a great place to work.
2. Understand subthreshold depression.
3. Know how to offer help to a depressed employee.
4. Help educate employees on self-care.
5. Make use of National Depression Screening Day.
6. Promote the Employee Assistance Program.
7. Be inspired by eco-therapy practices.
8. Use full-spectrum light blogs.
9. Use the depression calculator.
Read on for more insight into these nine tips on OPEN Forum.
"Text messaging can lead to serious employment issues, including lost productivity, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims," says lawyer David Reischer, COO and founder of LegalAdvice.com. “A small business should have an employee-texting policy and make efforts to enforce such a policy.”
Read on to learn about what your company texting policy should have.