When Employment Is Impersonal, Courtesy Goes Out the Door

(from the 24 Hour HR Support Center)

In December, The Washington Post reported on an odd, eyebrow-raising phenomenon in the working world: employees are “ghosting” their employers. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, ghosting is an unfortunately common practice in the dating scene. It occurs when someone …read more…

There’s a Loneliness Epidemic in the Workplace – Here’s How Employers Can Help

(From the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

Right now, in workplaces across the country, people are going about their jobs, seemingly content, but deep down feeling the ache of loneliness. They aren’t necessarily working alone or all by themselves with no one to talk to. They may be chatting amicably with …read more…

(Guest Blog) From Reactive to Responsive: Mindfulness Programs Help Reduce Stress in the Workplace

(by Lianna Della Torre, Vice President, Employee Benefits, USI Insurance Services)

How Does Mindfulness Help?

In just 1-to-2 minutes, employees can practice short mindful techniques that can help them move from being reactive to responsive. Simple pauses can allow time for creative thinking and improved work outcomes.

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Employee Performance Issues and Why You Need Watertight Documentation

(from the KMA HR Support Center)

The importance of documenting performance problems as they occur cannot be overstated. Although this requires meeting with the employee and discussing the issue, which will almost certainly be uncomfortable, it’s your best defense to a wrongful termination claim should the employee feel litigious after …read more…