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Generations at Work

Ken Beurmann is the 31-year-old CEO of Terrio Physical Therapy & Fitness. As such, he is a Millennial who manages Millennials (as well as Baby Boomers and Gen Xers). Therefore, he’s in a unique position to help people understand what makes this generation tick and how to get the best from them at work.

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Why Reference Checks Are a Waste of Time

If you’re an employer who asks applicants to provide you with a list of references to contact, you might want to stop for two reasons: 1) the list will probably only include people who will say good things about them, and 2) it might include people who have no direct knowledge about their work experience (indeed, I was asked by an acquaintance to be a job reference and I had no idea what she did for a living).

 

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The Importance of Dress Codes

A few years ago, I was asked to be a judge at a fashion show involving business majors at a local college. The show consisted of the students modeling three versions of business attire: inappropriate, business casual, and dressy. The students and I agreed on what constituted inappropriate attire; however, we had different definitions of what casual and dressy business attire meant.

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Single User Restrooms In California Now All-Gender

AB 1732, effective March 1st, 2017, enacted the most progressive statewide restroom access policy in the nation, requiring all single occupancy restrooms (rooms with a toilet and/or urinal and sink) in businesses, government buildings and places of public accommodation to be available to everyone regardless of gender or gender identity.

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Communicating in the Workplace

There are two primary problems for employers and supervisors who are poor communicators:

 

1) they lose good employees, and

2) they cause lawsuits.

 

Unfortunately, being an effective communicator does not come naturally for most people. Fortunately, communicating effectively is a skill that can be learned. Here are some tips to assist in that effort:

 

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Saying "No" to Negativity

We’re all negative sometimes; negativity becomes a problem when it becomes a lifestyle.

Negativity is bad for individuals because: 

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2017 Training Calendar Available!

Our 2017 Training Calendar is here! With 40 weeks worth of webinars and workshops (and adding!) you're sure to find something. 

Remember, all PEO and ASO clients receive complimentary training. Please contact your CEM for your client code before registering. 

You can register online at www.worklogichr.com/training 

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9 Ways to Help Employees Feel Connected in the Workplace

Employees who feel connected to their employer, supervisors, and co-workers perform better than those who don’t. Here’s how to help them feel connected:

 

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The Sex(t) Talk

Office romance. It happens. As an HR Professionals I would prefer that romance in the workplace was eradicated and we all worked in a platonic utopia full of sunshine and smiles, but unfortunately we all must endure the consequences (and employer liability) of being a human.

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Discrimination in the Workplace & Jeans

I found out recently that I’m too old to wear jeans. I’m 54 and, according to a new survey out of England, I should have stopped wearing them last year. It’s not that middle-aged people like me don’t look good in jeans anymore, the survey report assures us; it’s because we can’t handle the stress of searching for the right pair. Perhaps I’m unique, but I don’t get stressed out shopping for clothes.

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