What You Need to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee

(from the 24 Hour HR Support Center)

The prospect of corrective action or termination makes a lot of managers nervous. That’s understandable. For employees, being disciplined or losing their job can be anything from moderately embarrassing to financially devastating. It’s rarely a happy occasion. For employers, these actions always come …read more…

How to Make Meetings with Remote Employees Effective

(from the 24 Hour HR Support Center)

Even with video conferencing and messaging apps, fully involving remote employees in team and company meetings remains a challenge. There may be no replacing the experience of being physically in the room, but you can take steps to make these meetings more productive …read more…

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…

(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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