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BlogNotions HR Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by human resources and employment thought leaders. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like best practices for motivating employees, legal developments that affect how to do business, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Do Your Managers Identify Barriers To Employee Performance?

Diagnosing Employee Performance Issues, THE Key To Improvement If You Don’t Know “Why”, You Can’t Fix It Let’s recap the overall performance management process. Start with performance planning, work with the employee to clarify job roles, responsibilities, and expectations. Communicate throughout the year about performance, so we can catch problems early and so there would […]

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Why Are Fewer Behaving Badly?

Leonard DiCaprio’s Wolf of Wall Street is a bit late. Despite the economic rebound, research shows that behaving badly in business is down for the eighth year in a row.  A report from The Ethics Resource Center (ERC), a 90-year-old non-profit, surveyed 6400 part-and full-time workers finding that 41% had observed misconduct in their offices […]

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Outside the Mainstream

“Outside the Mainstream” regularly brings articles, columns and research that challenge conventional thinking. The past two weeks have provided a deluge of challenges to conventional commitments and thinking, many of which should be taken very seriously. Is there such a thing as “honest graft,” can we learn from annoying workers and are we little more […]

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Surveillance and Secrets—More Social Media Risks

In yesterday’s Advisor attorney Elijah Yip covered the first two S’s of social media management, Search and Speech; today, Surveillance and Secrets, plus we announce a timely webinar that will show you how to maximize the effectiveness of your job descriptions. Yip, who is a litigation partner at the Honolulu office of law firm Cades […]

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Surveillance and Secrets—More Social Media Risks

In yesterday’s Advisor attorney Elijah Yip covered the first two S’s of social media management, Search and Speech; today, Surveillance and Secrets, plus we announce a timely webinar that will show you how to maximize the effectiveness of your job descriptions. Yip, who is a litigation partner at the Honolulu office of law firm Cades […]

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Employees Can Multitask on a Mutant Mobile Device

Employees love to multitask, and now a new high-tech hybrid will help them take it to a new level. Do you ask employees to go outside on breaks to make personal calls on cell phones?  Do you ask them to go outside to smoke?  Now they can do both and still have a hand free […]

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This Hair-Raising Job Will Really Give You a Headache

Most jobs will give workers a headache once in a while. But a hair-raising job highlighted in a new series of articles on workplace pain gives discomfort in the scalp, neck, and shoulders—and the danger of falling 35 feet to the ground! In the pain.com original Web series “Pain in Unique Work Places,” Documenting Causes, […]

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The 4 Four S’s of Social Media Risk

Social media is clearly part of the cultural fabric, says attorney Elijah Yip, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t risks when employers use it or try to limit employees’ use of it. The 4 S’s of Social Media Risk Yip, who is litigation partner at the Honolulu office of law firm Cades Schutte LLP, offered […]

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