by Dan Oswald Sometimes it’s not about how you win but how you lose. That was the lesson Coach Dave Belisle taught his Rhode Island baseball team last year when they lost 8-7 in a Little League World Series elimination game. This video clip shows the story of the team and the words the coach […]
Month: August 2015
When potential job candidates are looking to work for a company, they’ll do almost anything to stand out from the crowd. Whether the résumé is visually stimulating, features a bold-faced lie, or has a few typos, hiring managers are tasked with thumbing through hundreds of résumés in order to find the perfect candidate. Statistically, a […]
By Elizabeth Dukes, iOffice.com While the top leaders’ instincts are much of what helped them rise to the top, many of their most valuable tools are learned skills. If you are looking to advance into a top HR leadership position, here are 10 things you must learn to do habitually every day. Click here to […]
by Chuck Harrison A single incident of misconduct can still justify the termination of a unionized employee’s employment. So ruled a labor arbitrator in British Columbia recently. In Fortis Energy Inc., (February 16, 2015) the employee had engaged in an incident of stalking and intimidation of his wife’s supervisor. Compounding his offense, he did this […]
Comedian Jim Carrey is well known for his high energy and incredibly silly impressions and comedic routines. His movie roles have included characters such as Ace Ventura, the hapless pet detective; Lloyd Christmas, one-half of the Dumb and Dumber duo; and the Grinch from Dr. Seuss fame. When a colleague shared this clip from a […]
If you’re like me, you don’t necessarily equate the USA network with riveting and innovative television. While the network has respectable ratings, I can’t help but tune out when I see a commercial for Suits, Graceland or Royal Pains (apologies to those fans of the show—I believe you, I’m sure they’re good). In fact, although […]
Nearly everyone knows that sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal. But not everyone knows exactly what constitutes sexual harassment, and what employers can do to prevent it. Let’s review the legal definition of sexual harassment, and then take a look at some tips for employers on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
Sometimes employees just don’t get along, and employers know they need to intervene when harassing and even threatening behavior occurs on the job. But should the employer launch an investigation if coworkers trade harsh words after hours away from the workplace? That was a question put to a group of attorneys who focus on workplace […]
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has adopted a new and broader standard of what constitutes joint employment by taking a stand that abandons a long-accepted standard in favor of one the Board claims better reflects “the current economic landscape.” The new view of joint employment will bring major change not just to employers using […]
Yesterday we explored the ups and downs of team interviews. Today we’ll explore the best practices for team interviews in order to ensure better results.