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12 tips for your next performance review

At its core, performance reviews don’t need to be complicated, says Paul Falcone, principal of Paul Falcone Workplace Leadership Consulting. Following are 12 practical tips for your HR team and managers to put into practice during their next round of performance reviews.

5 ways to reduce employee turnover

A certain amount of employee turnover is inevitable and is considered healthy. However, too much will start to disrupt your operations. Here are five ways to reduce your turnover rate.

Keep it Legal: The case for detailed disciplinary notes

Do you keep detailed disciplinary notes and pass them on to HR? Here’s why, as a manager, you should. If you have to fire a worker and he sues, alleging discrimination because another worker broke the same rule and wasn’t fired, those notes will come in handy. Detailed narratives let you explain why you allowed one worker to get away with a warning or short suspension while you fired another worker who broke the same rule.

Boost employee morale in 2023

The holidays are over; the January blahs are real. Here are two ways to boost employee morale and motivate them throughout the year.

Manage workplace politics in or out of election season

Politics are always with us nowadays. When tensions are high, it is essential to keep a respectful workplace, whether or not it’s voting season.

One conversation with your MVP can make all the difference

Sometimes called the “re-recruiting” meeting, the stay interview is a way to collect valuable feedback and retain superstars before they jump ship. Here are 5 top stay interview questions.

The ghost of the pandemic says: Here’s how to motivate remote workers in 2023

About 70 percent of employees now work remotely worldwide, according to Apollo Technical, a recruiting agency. Here are some of the ways they recommend motivating your far-flung workforce in the new year.

The case for remote or hybrid workplaces and the data behind it

The phrase “remote work” dominates workplace conversations as companies and HR professionals migrate and adapt to this new working environment. But what’s the real story? The HR Specialist looked at some recent stats that show how employers actually implement remote work options.

New Year’s resolutions for employees hungry to learn

New Year’s resolutions for many HR staffers can be summed up in three words: Training, training and training.

Stop quiet quitting with plan of action

In Catherine Rymsha’s recent webinar hosted by Business Management Daily, 67% of attendees admitted to quiet quitting, proving it’s more relevant than you may think. As a manager or HR leader, here’s why you should care about transforming these underperformers into standouts.