Employees

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Performance Ignited

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
Performance Ignited

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
5 Strategies for Managing Unmanageable Employees
Managing Employees

5 Strategies for Managing Unmanageable Employees

Know exactly where to draw the line in the sand.
Jayson DeMers
5 Employment Law Tips for Startups
Legal Issues

5 Employment Law Tips for Startups

Stay on top of employee-related legal issues as a new employer.
Sofia Aguilar
How to Have Amazon's High-Performance Culture Without the Backstabbing
Corporate Culture

How to Have Amazon's High-Performance Culture Without the Backstabbing

Your company doesn't need to become a corporate version of Lord of the Flies to achieve at the highest levels.
Jason Forrest
5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal With Them (Infographic)
Performance Ignited

5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal With Them (Infographic)

When it comes to the troublemakers in your organization you have two choices: cut them out or rein them in. Here's how to do the latter, like a boss.
Kim Lachance Shandrow