Dr. David G. Javitch

Dr. David G. Javitch is an organizational psychologist, leadership specialist, and President of Javitch Associates in Newton, Mass. Author of How to Achieve Power in Your Life, Javitch is in demand as a consultant for his skills in assessment, coaching, training and facilitating groups and retreats.

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Human Resources

Can I Work From Home?

When an employee asks this question, having a company policy in place can make answering it much easier.
Human Resources

Summertime Business Dilemmas

When the kids are out of school, the parents sometimes become distracted employees.
Hiring Center

How to Hire a Summer Intern

Before taking on an intern, determine whether you have the time to make the experience successful for both of you.
Human Resources

How to Tell an Employee He Smells

As a business owner, you're going to have to deliver bad news every once in a while. Here's how to approach sensitive subjects without offending people.
Human Resources

When the Opposite Sex Joins the Office

Making sure your work environment is welcoming to employees of both genders requires vigilance.
Human Resources

Managing a Satellite Staff

Strong relationships and clearly outlined expectations make off-site workers part of successful whole.
Human Resources

Dealing With an Office Romance

When employees become romantically involved, should you anticipate trouble? Here's some real-world advice on the matter.
Human Resources

Creating Loyal Employees

When it comes to employee loyalty, the bottom line is, it's all about you. Here's what you can do to create a loyal staff.
Human Resources

The Pros and Cons of Job Sharing

Thinking about implementing a job-sharing program? Here's what you need to consider before you do.
Human Resources

Conducting an Exit Interview

Just why would you want to interview an employee who's decided to quit? We'll give you a few good reasons.
Managing Employees

Managing an Independent Contractor

Smart tips on what to do--and what not to do--when it comes to hiring and managing contract employees
Motivation and Retention

Getting Your Employees Excited Again

Your employees are bored with their repetitive tasks. What are you going to do about it?
Family Business

10 Tips for Working With Family Members

Our employee management expert offers advice on what to do to keep it professional.
Human Resources

The Benefits of Flextime

With our personal lives busier than ever, offering flexible work options to your employees could be the best way to keep the good ones around.
Lifestyle

The Toxic Entrepreneur

It's time to take a hard look at yourself to see if your behaviors and attitudes are creating a toxic environment at your company.
Human Resources

When Good Employees Go Bad

How do you handle formerly perfect employees who have turned into problems? This expert has some tips.
Human Resources

Mastering the Art of Influence

When it comes to getting your employees to do what you want, don't discount the effect of a positive impact.
Business Management

How to Prevent--and Rescue--Burnt-Out Employees

Learn how to recognize the signs of burnout and pull unmotivated employees out of their rut.
When--and How--to Hire Additional Employees
Managing Employees

When--and How--to Hire Additional Employees

Need more help for your growing business? Our expert walks you through the hiring process from start to finish.
Human Resources

Hiring New Employees

Need more help for your growing business? Our expert walks you through the hiring process from start to finish.
Managing Employees

Appraising Employee Performance

Taking time to review your employees is important to their success and the success of your company. Follow these tips for developing effective appraisals.
Human Resources

Encouraging Employees to Speak Up

Open the lines of communication with this advice for making employees feel more comfortable speaking with you.
Managing Employees

Your Guide to Terminating Employees

It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it. Our expert tells you how to professionally--and legally--fire an employee.
Human Resources

Selecting the Best Manager

When filling a management position, should you promote from within or hire an outsider? Our expert weighs the pros and cons.

Get Creative Juices Flowing

Could your employees use a creative boost? Here's why you need to get them thinking outside the box.

'Meet Your New Manager!'

Introducing a new manager? Here are nine tips to calm passed-over staff and get your new hire up to speed.
Business Management

Successful Succession Planning

When it's time to think about retiring from your business, these tips will help you find the best person to take over your job.
Human Resources

Bringing In a New Manager

Follow these nine tips when introducing an outsider as a manager to make the transition smooth for everyone.

'How Can I Help You?'

Follow these tips to ensure that all your employees understand the value of good customer service.
Human Resources

Inspiring Creativity in Your Employees

Don't think of your employees as very creative? Here's why it's important to encourage them to think outside the box.

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