Carol Kardas shares tips to create a positive and productive work environment that is free from incivility and harassment.
As an organization, you may see employees dressing more casually and their grooming efforts waning. Some of the outfits or piercings may be out of place, in your opinion, but without a viable Grooming or Workplace Dress Code Policy, it may be difficult to enforce an employee's attire.
A well-written weather policy should be explicit and tell the employees what time you will pay for and will not pay for when absent due to the weather/disasters. Carol Kardas shares several scenarios that employers should be aware of.
Carol Kardas offers some record retention guidelines to follow regarding particular files you may be keeping in the Human Resource File.
Carol Kardas reveals common mistakes made regarding Handbooks, Hiring Decisions, Misclassifying Employees, Termination, and Regulatory Compliance.
Carol Kardas offers some tips for how to provide an employee with feedback on protecting their reputation.
Carol Kardas offers a blueprint to give feedback which helps you to make the conversation you are about to have, a constructive one.
Carol Kardas shares some thoughts about either shortening the workweek or finding another way to maintain productivity and engagement through choice.
These questions are a great way to start a performance appraisal. The key is to find out what your employees really want to accomplish in their work life.
On March 23, Carol Kardas will be speaking on "Getting the Right Start in HR" at the Connecticut Business & Industry Association's annual HR conference.