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The Importance of Performance Reviews

The Importance of Performance Reviews By Don Swift of Don Swift and Associates, LLC Performance reviews are a critical tool in evaluating an employee’s performance and progress in the workplace. The process of conducting performance reviews helps managers and employees assess the employee’s strengths and weaknesses, identify areas for improvement, and develop plans to increase… Read more »

The Times They Are A-Changin’

(Witmark-Demo, 1963, Bob Dylan) Change is in the air, as the poet says of the modern-day times. Bob Dylan capitalized on this in his 1963 song “The Times They Are A-Changin’”. That is what is happening in my life. I am moving my home and my business to Little Elm, Texas, to be closer to… Read more »

What is Your Payroll IQ?

Here is a little quiz to check your knowledge of current payroll rules and laws. The answers are at the bottom of the article. Good luck! 1. None of your well-paid employees are minimum wage earners, and you don’t even have a position that will ever pay that little. You don’t really have to display… Read more »

Sexual Harassment: Old vs. New Rules

Sexual harassment has maximized in front-page headlines. Is your organization next in line for a colossal complaint or a #MeToo hashtag complaint?The old HR rules for preventing and confronting harassment charges have changed. If you are still relying on 20-year-old prevention, training and complaint policies, you could be in a dilemma. Do you understand your… Read more »

Course: Conflict in the Workplace

Conflict Management for Supervisors and Managers Every time there’s an argument or some other conflict in the workplace, work stops. The smooth flow of production breaks down and conflict costs you in the form of profit loss. Don’t let conflict in your workplace affect your company. Attend the one-day Conflict Management Course sponsored by Vernon… Read more »