Employees

News and Articles About Employees

Cut People a Break. You Never Know What They're Going Through.
Communication Strategies

Cut People a Break. You Never Know What They're Going Through.

Your co-workers might be smiling, but you have no idea what turmoil might be brewing inside.
Jim Joseph
Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez says he traveled to Silicon Valley to try to update how the government tracks the workforce.
Catherine Clifford
Will Gen Z Fill the Gap in Creative Talent?
Hiring

Will Gen Z Fill the Gap in Creative Talent?

These young professionals are about to enter the workforce and could contribute their own assistance and challenges to the creative professionals shortage.
William Craig
McDonald's Goes Head to Head With Labor Regulators
Franchises

McDonald's Goes Head to Head With Labor Regulators

The burger giant is accused of violating employee rights as a joint employer.
Lindsay Friedman
Stingy Company Ordered to Pay $1.75 Million to Workers It Forced to Choose Between Pay and Bathroom Breaks
Managing Employees

Stingy Company Ordered to Pay $1.75 Million to Workers It Forced to Choose Between Pay and Bathroom Breaks

'No worker should have to face the choice: Do I take a bathroom break, or do I get paid?'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Employees Only Meet Expectations When They Know What's Expected
Managing Employees

Employees Only Meet Expectations When They Know What's Expected

Survey data reveals employees want managers to tell them how their work fits into company strategy but those conversations are the exception, not the norm.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Reasons to Work Out With Your Employees
Exercise

4 Reasons to Work Out With Your Employees

AppSumo founder Noah Kagan is pumped about breaking a sweat with his startup team. He says it builds a lot more than muscle.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
7 Desires That Drove Me Out of 9-to-5 Banking and Into Entrepreneurship
Finding Your Passion

7 Desires That Drove Me Out of 9-to-5 Banking and Into Entrepreneurship

If you also crave these same things, you probably want to ditch the day job and dive into doing your own thing.
Toby Nwazor
Why SunTrust Required Laid-off Employees to 'Be on Call' for 2 Years in Severance Package
Severance Pay

Why SunTrust Required Laid-off Employees to 'Be on Call' for 2 Years in Severance Package

The company didn't really mean it, though. Here's what businesses can learn from the bank's confusing cooperation clause.
Dan Steiner
5 Ways to Strengthen Your Bond With Your Team
Employees

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Bond With Your Team

Quit thinking you're a savior for meeting payroll and start recognizing your employees are people with lives.
Matt Straz
How to Avoid Burnout in Your Team
Burnout

How to Avoid Burnout in Your Team

It's important to get your employees to work as hard for you as you work for yourself.
Lisa Evans
4 Reasons Why Former Employees Make the Best Franchisees
Franchises

4 Reasons Why Former Employees Make the Best Franchisees

If you've worked for a franchise for a length of time, you've got a leg up on becoming an owner.
Rick Bisio
Effective Background Checks: 5 Factors to Consider
Hiring

Effective Background Checks: 5 Factors to Consider

Sometimes a potential employee isn't all he or she seems to be. Proper screening is a must.
Michael Georgiou
Urban Outfitters to End On-Call Shifts in North America
Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters to End On-Call Shifts in North America

The change will affect the chain's 23,000 employees.
Krystina Gustafson