Tag: long hours

Leadership Is Tough These Days; Do it Anyway!

It is indeed a great honor to have joined such a respected organization as BLR® and be invited to write this weekly column. I am also very proud of the world-class leadership development workshops and coaching programs that Bluepoint Leadership brings to this partnership.

Should You Allow Employees to Sleep on the Job?

Not everyone gets a good night’s rest. From home obligations to stress, there are seemingly hundreds of reasons why your employees may not be getting the necessary shut-eye each night. Almost all of us have felt the urge to take a quick refreshing nap during the day, and many sleep experts agree that it can […]

Are Your Interviews Safe from Age Discrimination?

In yesterday’s Advisor, we took at look at some ways to avoid age discrimination in job posts and in the job application. Now let’s continue by looking at ways to avoid age discrimination during the interview.

Working late at the office

What message are you sending about what is important?

Two of my colleagues forwarded me a recent New York Times article about the temptation of managers to reward employees who work long hours instead of those who produce results. Maybe they were trying to send me a not-so-subtle message! The article cited a study published in 2010 in which researchers found that employees who […]