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Mississippi Employer’s Inconsistent Discipline Warrants Jury Trial on ADA, ADEA Claims

The federal trial court in Aberdeen recently declined to dismiss an employee’s wrongful termination claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The court found the employer’s distinction between the conduct of the terminated employee and similar misconduct by a younger nondisabled employee who wasn’t terminated raised […]

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Why and How to Develop the Right Feedback Mindset

Faced with the challenge of satisfying a more demanding employee population, managers will be responsible for using this technology to infuse the workplace with a greater feedback culture. Why is feedback important for managers?

Friday Funday: HR Rebus Puzzle

A rebus is an allusional device that uses pictures to represent words or parts of words. Can you guess what HR term this rebus depicts? If you get stuck, click the “See Answer” button below. P.S. If you want to go back, you can always click “Back to Puzzle” button to the right. See Answer […]

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Wage and Hour: Is It Legal to Suspend an Employee Without Pay as a Form of Discipline?

QUESTION: My company often sends employees home without pay for various offenses, such as egregious dress code violations, insubordination, and slacking off. Sometimes, the employee is told to return the next day, and sometimes the suspension runs for a few days or more while we investigate. I wouldn’t want anyone to know I’m asking, but […]

The 14 Qualities of Great Leaders

In today’s Advisor, business and leadership blogger Dan Oswald offers his thoughts on qualities of great leaders. (Oswald, CEO of BLR® offers these thoughts weekly in The Oswald Letter.) Marvin Bower joined McKinsey & Company in 1933 and served as the management consulting firm’s managing partner from 1950 to 1967. In 1997, he published a […]

Are Your Employees Ready to Take Flight?

It is more important than ever that companies evolve as quickly as the workforce in order to survive. The quality of talent, of course, has always been a top priority for business leaders and HR professionals. Nevertheless, there remains a lot of work to be done when it comes to retaining employees that have one […]