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Why Your Best Employees Leave

And how to keep them It’s often said, “Employees leave managers, not companies.” While this statement is not always true, we find that supervisor/employee conflicts are a big part of turnover. A poll by Gallup supports this belief: They found that up to 50% of employees who quit cite their manager as the main reason. […]

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Manager Focus: How EAPs Can Help Reduce Absenteeism

Employee absenteeism remains a challenging problem that faces workplaces and HR departments, but it’s a normal cost of doing business. Unfortunately, few organizations can identify exactly how much it costs when it comes to their company’s bottom line. Industry experts estimate that absenteeism can have an enormous cost, with estimates ranging from 14.2 percent of […]

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Working With Difficult Employees

There will always be difficult employees. They aren’t difficult on purpose, because, clearly, if they realized how their behavior was jeopardizing their future, they wouldn’t behave in dysfunctional ways. F. John Reh writes in his online piece Dealing With Difficult Employees That difficult employees “are that way simply because it is a behavior that has worked for […]

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Tips to Help your Kids Stay Safe Online

When you’re at work, any number of factors can influence your performance during the day. But non-work situations can have an equal impact on the quality of your work.  Struggles at home can make it difficult to stay engaged. With your mind elsewhere, you might find hours passing you by with little completed work. One […]

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