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Whether it’s the office environment or the way your colleagues interact, there are always ways to improve the workplace. Keep them engaged with these insights.

How to get employees to actually take vacation

A vacation? What’s that? In 2015, more than half of American workers didn’t use all of their paid vacation days. In comparison, ...

Employee monitoring: to track or not to track?

As anyone who has ever worked in the corporate world knows, it’s easy to clock up a 9-5 day and get absolutely nothing done. Bef...

Why parental leave laws aren’t working

If we want to have a workforce in the future we need to have children. The necessity to create tomorrow’s employees means today’...

How to create an employee retention program

Employee retention programs can help you protect your most valuable assets: your people. High turnover rates cost time and money...

The false economy of unpaid internships

The word ‘intern’ has an ironic double meaning: to work as a trainee and to confine someone as a prisoner. Most articles about u...

Performance review alternatives to the traditional approach

The traditional approach to performance appraisals has long been in need of a rethink, with some smart companies looking at...

Workplace, salary and benefits for startups

You’re not going to compete on salary with Google and Facebook but you need to get survival out of mind. Even your earliest hire...

Drafting a maternity leave policy: 5 things you should know

Maternity leave policies in the United States have come a long way from the 1960s when working mothers were ...

5 reasons you need an official paternity leave policy

While the struggle for statutory maternity leave has been making visible progress in recent years, efforts to deliver laws on pa...

The leadership illusion

This is the leadership industry, a complex that now encompasses colleges, gurus, corporate departments, startups, foundations, c...

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