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How Toxic Employees Can Keep You Out of Trouble

Culture, HR Solutions, Small Business posted on February 25, 2019

Avoiding a toxic hire, or letting one go quickly, delivers $12,500 in cost savings. A Harvard Business School study of more than 60,000 employees found that “a superstar performer–one that models desired values and delivers consistent performance” brings in more than $5,300 in cost savings to a company. Amazon is known for its demanding work environment and because of this, all employees […]

Business Owners Don’t Confront Workplace Harassment at Their Peril

HR Solutions posted on June 4, 2018

The threat of a workplace or sexual harassment claim, makes most business owners shudder. And the thought of having to handle one is a sure-fired way to feel a spike in your heart rate. It’s so much easier to not think about the possible existence of these issues in your workplace, to be deluded by a dangerous complacency. Consider this. […]

Is A Nonconformist Employee Working For You?

Coaching & Mentoring, Culture, HR Solutions posted on September 28, 2018

Is a Nonconformist Employee working for you?  Difficult employees in the office can cause significant workplace conflict.  There is a wide variety of difficult employees. In this article we will discuss three of the most common: the drama queen, the victim and the nonconformist employee. There are characteristic behaviours to what is also called the “toxic employee”. Toxic employees are […]

Overview of Employee Assessments

Assessments, Hiring & Employment, HR Solutions posted on

In many organizations, personnel costs are among the largest budget line items. Given the top challenges facing CEO’s, organizations need their leaders, managers, and people aligned and working together at the highest levels of performance. This overview of employee assessments shows how this tool is important in addressing this challenge. Employee assessments can give organizations and managers consistent, in-depth, and […]