Data Privacy & Human Resources – Part 2
Vasilieia Lellou continues to offer insights and guidance for HR professionals as they address data privacy challenges in this age of COVID.Read More
Reopening Your Business
This video interview discusses some considerations for companies, people managers, and individual employees as we evolve to a Next NormalRead More
Work in the Next Normal – Some Key Considerations
Like many of you, I have followed the never-ending flow of opinions and guidance about reopening business as COVID (hopefully) recedes. My objective here is to boil much (but not all) of the public material down into 3 key categories: What does this mean for individual employees? What does it mean for managers of people?…Read More
Vaccinations Are Here! – What You Need to Know to Drive Your Business
Vaccinations Are Here! – What You Need to Know to Drive Your Business Welcome to our second post in the series on Common Sense People Management for Small to Medium Businesses Return to “normal” planning As we write, the pace of vaccinations is accelerating and some optimism is returning but new infections and hospitalizations are…Read More
How Do I: Onboard a Remote New Colleague?
A former colleague recently asked me for some advice on this topic. There are literally millions of answers out there on the web. In fact, a simple Google search yielded more than 18 million hits – and that was with a properly formatted Boolean search! The rest of this post will reflect my own personal…Read More
How Do I: Manage a Remote Underperformer?
We all know that COVID is not going away any time soon. Many people managers are evaluating performance remotely for the first time in their careers. This blog post is intended to offer some practical suggestions to help managers address the challenge of managing difficult performance situations remotely. Are the Basics in Place Assure that…Read More
How Do I: Conduct Effective Remote One to One Meetings?
We all know the world is different. Some employees are struggling with the challenges of balancing family and work life in ways they never expected. This is especially true if your employees have children or others for whom they provide care at home. Other employees are fine and will be perfectly happy to work remotely…Read More
What Do I Do?
My employee refuses to return to work. This is the first article in a planned “What do I do” series. Our objective is to provide practical “answers for real world” and to offer other considerations to address a variety of employment-related questions. This is not legal guidance and readers should consult employment counsel before taking…Read More
Are You Ready to Reopen Your Business?
We are in a global defining moment. While we all hope economies can reopen sometime soon, we have a rare opportunity to think about what we want our piece of the world to look like when that happens. This article will pose some of the questions businesses of all sizes should be thinking about so…Read More