Carol Kardas shares the five little HR "spiders" lurking out in the "small business wilderness" that can "bite" you if you don't handle them correctly.
Carol Kardas is often asked, "Can I dock an exempt employee's pay?" The simple answer is "yes", but there are only five times when it is legal to do so.
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.