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    Employers Enforce Vaccine Mandates Even Though Some Workers Quit

    ​When Indiana University (IU) Health announced that its 35,000 employees would be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, not all of them complied. Following a two-week unpaid suspension period that ended Sept. 14, a total of 125 part-time employees—the equivalent of 61 full-time employees—chose not to get the vaccine and left the organization. “We did […] More

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    What’s Your Favorite ‘Golden Rule’?

    ​Many company leaders say they instill their own “golden rules” at work and strive to make those rules stick. They’re gratified when they see their employees follow those rules in the workplace—often when wise guidance is most needed. Here are some of their stories. “Who’s got the monkey?” Rick Eberly, CEO of Chembio Diagnostics Inc., […] More

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    Get Rid of Performance Reviews

    It’s confirmed: Many employees hate performance reviews. At the recent SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2021, attendees learned that, upon receiving the annual performance review, 18 percent of women reported crying, while 25 percent of men reported doing so. Thirty-four percent of Millennials said the annual review has driven them to tears. Another interesting statistic: […] More

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    Why a Layoff Is Not an Alternative to Terminations for Cause

    ​One of the biggest mistaken assumptions in the workplace is that companies can simply lay off their weakest performers rather than proceed with progressive discipline. In almost all cases, progressive discipline is the method of choice when dealing with substandard performance or conduct issues. To simply make the person and problem magically disappear via a […] More

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    Viewpoint: How to Combat the ‘Resignation Tsunami’

    Just as companies are ready to bring everyone back into the workplace, employees are working more than ever before, feeling burned out, and ready to jump ship. How can leaders ensure attrition doesn’t become the most serious consequence to their business after nearly two years of leading through the pandemic? Source Article More

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    Passed Over for Promotion—Now What?

    ​Promotions can be tricky to manage. They are exhilarating for the person who moves up, but potentially devastating for the person who is passed over. Columnist Jathan Janove offers tips on how you can best handle the fallout. Source Article More

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    7 Steps to Improve Light-Duty Programs

    Assigning an employee with a disability to a light-duty program can be a reasonable accommodation or a way to avoid long-term workers’ compensation benefits. Here are… Source Article More

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    NHS Highland faces £3m in bullying settlements

    NHS Highland expects to pay out £3.4 million in settlements in response to a review into bullying allegations at the… The post NHS Highland faces £3m in bullying settlements appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Work Martyrdom: The Road to Burnout

    ​Do you routinely work late to finish an assignment that is not part of your regular workload? Are you the one who always jumps in when something is needed despite the work piling up on your own desk? Does work take priority over vacations, weekends, family? You might be a work martyr—habitually sacrificing your own […] More

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