HR

Your Employee is Hooked on Drugs. Now What?

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One in 10 workers have a substance abuse problem—and that's dangerous for everyone. Here's how to manage the risk

How to Manage Your Elders

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The delicate art of overseeing staff who were collecting paycheques when you were collecting Lego

4 Ways to Support Caregiver Employees

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Increasingly, your workers are responsible for looking after elderly parents. Here's how you can ease their burden

Why It’s Time to Ban Unpaid Internships

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These junior-level positions are as uneconomical as they are unethical. So, why do so many companies rely on them?

Why Resumés Don’t Help You Find Talent

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It’s time to stop relying on the traditional candidate-screening document and start using something that actually finds you employees who fit

Stop Being a Jerk Boss

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What you say as a leader—and how you say it—can have a huge effect on your staff’s morale and productivity. Start using these 14 phrases and watch performance soar

Could Your Business Run Without Managers?

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A zero-hierarchy organizational model called "holacracy" is gaining popularity. Would the no-boss model work for you?

Why You Should Demand Sick Notes from Employees

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Is it necessary for ill employees to produce notes from their doctors? Maybe not—but smart employers require them anyway

The Chaos-Free Way to Give Staff Freedom

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"Results-only work environments" let employees work anywhere, any time. The catch? No results, no job

Sitting At Your Desk is Slowly Killing You

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One doctor weighs in on the dangers of being sedentary—and what you can do about it