Flexible workplaces help employees find balance between family, job

July 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

By Matt Wickenheiser, BDN Staff Posted July 06, 2012, at 1:12 p.m. Last modified July 06, 2012, at 1:47 p.m. A short day at Jasleen Leach’s old job was from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by a few hours in Washington, D.C.-area traffic to travel less than 50 miles, a quick dinner and short [...]

12 Low-Cost Employee Perks for Fun & High Performance

June 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

By: Mary Alice LaPoint Blog  copied from A Step up Book Keeping It’s always a good idea to help employees stay motivated, and there are many things you can do besides the traditional cash bonus.  Here are twelve ideas that cost little yet go a long way with employees, contractors, and other business associates. 1. Compressed [...]


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HOW TO READ AN AD TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR COVER LETTER By THOMAS W. MORRIS III MORRIS • ASSOCIATES INC. http://morrisdc.com/ Much like writing a resume, the key to writing a good cover letter is to understand how people read them, and by and large, they don’t. People glance at cover letters quickly, first for format [...]

Scary HR Story

October 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After terminating a production employee, I sent her home with instructions to return at a given time that afternoon for her official “exit” proceeding. get ex back www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnjIUGxaGcs how to get your ex back I had the employee's supervisor with me at the time the employee returned, and we were flabbergasted to see she was [...]

Ghost Hours and Vanishing Materials

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An anonymous fax was received in the company’s engineering department alleging that the Tool & Die Shop Foreperson (“John Doe”)  in a nearby sister facility was stealing raw materials.  John was also allegedly disappearing from the premises after morning meetings and reappearing in time to end the first shift. We monitored John’s comings/goings for a [...]

Are you kidding me moment

October 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

I should have known better, but being unemployed at the time, I was happy to have been made a job offer. Back to the beginning. I applied for an administrative assistant position. After two interviews, I thought I had it but received a call on a Thursday to say, “it was a tough choice, but [...]

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