No Matter what the work environment, safety hazards exist and can result in weeks and months of injury leave for employees – not to mention loads of workers’ comp paid out by companies. Even if most of your employees do a majority of their work from a computer at a desk, safety hazards should never be overlooked. With this in mind, we have identified some of the most common office place hazards, and ways to make sure they don’t end up causing your company serious hardship.
Ever wonder how companies are using social media profiles to screen their employees? We’ve found the answers. Read on to learn just how companies are finding out everything they need to know about you through social media, and how you can ensure that you never get hired.
Today, many companies offer their employees the option to work from home, even if they live relatively close to the office. But common sense tells us that for some employees, this may not be the best option. As you can imagine, some unsupervised employees would sooner fill their day playing World of Warcraft than actually working. This decision tree will help you decide if you should let your employees work remotely, or if they should be required to work in-house.
Today, companies are implementing social media policies of all shapes and sizes – and it’s no wonder why: every month we hear of another PR disaster because of a single tweet gone awry. This has led many companies to ban their employees from using social media, while others are taking the opposite approach, believing that a generation raised on technology is more productive when allowed to use it at their own discretion.
The dreaded workplace meeting brings all sorts of communicators to the same table, and unfortunately each party present has their own unique way of surviving with the discussion. Let’s examine some of the most common employee profiles.