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What to Do if Workers Falsify Their Timesheets

What to Do if Workers Falsify Their Timesheets

Payroll management, in an ideal world, would be smooth, easy and accurate. Tracking systems would never glitch, no one would ever have an oops and forget to clock in or out, and employees would always be 100% honest about their timesheets. Sorry to be the one to break...

Winning Ways to Coach Your Employees

Winning Ways to Coach Your Employees

Human resources management—and everyone else in the upper levels of a company—are charged with helping employees do their best. One of the ways to bring about improved performance is coaching. What is coaching? Let’s turn to the words of one of the most celebrated...

Dealing With Workplace Harassment in the #MeToo Era

Dealing With Workplace Harassment in the #MeToo Era

Human resources management shouldn’t ever have to deal with sexual harassment—unfortunately, it’s one of the issues a good HR pro should be prepared to wrestle with. Thanks to Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Bill Cosby and other fallen stars, we’re seeing myriad...

Cutting Down on Employee Absences

Cutting Down on Employee Absences

Human resources managers can’t expect staff to be at work all the time, day in and day out. Whether it’s to recuperate from an illness, or to recharge the mental batteries with a vacation, a few days away from the office are good for staff health and morale....

Good Exit Interviews Can Boost Employee Retention

Good Exit Interviews Can Boost Employee Retention

Human resources management professionals unfortunately are prone to overlooking one useful item in their HR toolbox: the exit interview. True, the event can be awkward and uncomfortable for the folks on both sides of the table. However, if executed intelligently and...