Abbi Adest

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Employee Termination: Checklist & Guidelines for Employers

Posted on Jul 26, 2013 8:30:00 AM

Termination is never an easy part of a manager’s job. But the steps you take beforehand can reduce the difficulty and the company’s possible exposure to wrongful termination lawsuits.

HR experts agree that firing an employee shouldn’t come out of the blue. Termination should beTermination the final step in a thorough process of establishing company policy, regular performance evaluations, constructive discipline and dispassionate consideration of the employee’s risk and value to the company.

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The Importance of a Clear Social Media Policy

Posted on Jul 11, 2013 8:30:00 AM

Social media, with its ability to reach millions of potential customers with the click of a mouse, can be a marketing boon to companies. It can also present some serious challenges for employers due to the fluid nature of the boundaries between personal and company social media.

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Building a Great Organizational Culture

Posted on Jun 21, 2013 8:30:00 AM

"Organizational culture" is a popular buzzword, but what does it really mean? What does it take to develop a corporate culture that keeps both management and employees satisfied and productive? A few recent online articles elucidate this topic and provide an excellent starting point for exploring this concept.

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Contract Worker Safety—What Employers Should Know

Posted on Jun 12, 2013 8:30:00 AM

As a host employer for contract workers, if you thought that you didn't have to worry about safety issues, think again. OSHA (the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration) recently announced that it is increasing its vigilance with regard to temporary worker safety in a memorandum released in April. The agency stated in the memorandum that, "Given the number of temporary workers and the recent high profile fatal incidents, the agency is making a concerted effort using enforcement, outreach and training to assure that temporary workers are protected from workplace hazards." 

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Graduation Doesn't Mean Saying Goodbye to Parents' Health Insurance Plans

Posted on Jun 5, 2013 8:30:00 AM

As families proudly gather at college campuses across the country to celebrate the graduation of loved ones from colleges and universities, it pays to take a moment to review the rules related to dependent coverage under Health Care Reform.

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Hiring New Graduates—Why Is It So Difficult?

Posted on May 28, 2013 8:30:00 AM

Graduates can put down their shades for now, because the future doesn't look as bright as that old song promises.

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