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What Counts as a Vacation?

With today’s skeleton staffs, many, if not most, employees are expected to finish all the work they would have done while in the office before going on vacation, which can become an enormous stressor.

How Do You Define and Measure Productivity?

Measuring productivity is tricky. You think there should be objective measures, but then there are all the times employees put in a lot of work but deliver poor or no results. Should they still get credit for doing the work?

Is Over-Use of Freelancers and Temps Abusive?

Many companies have noticed the cost savings to be enjoyed by using freelance or temporary employees. The question is whether it’s ethical, and the toll this over-use of non-full-time employees puts on the company’s culture and morale. 

Customer Service Training Lessons—From My Lost Umbrella

How does your organization manage customer service training, so customers don’t experience disappointment and irritation over something as simple to remedy as retrieving an umbrella left in an overhead bin of a flight that just landed?

Simply Great or Simply Most Complex?

Learning how to communicate simply is, ironically, more complicated than just finding easy and fast ways to transmit messages. It’s also about striking the right tone and being personable.

Loneliness at Work

What role does technology play in creating, or alleviating, employee loneliness? How much face-to-face or voice-to-voice communication is necessary?

When Workplace Praise Isn’t Even-Handed

How do you train managers to use praise judiciously, so it becomes a tool to inspire ever-greater performance across departments, and boost, rather than deflate, morale?

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