Creating a Bonus Plan

I’d like to provide my employees with a bonus but I’m not sure how it should work.  [click to read more …]

Employee Moves

I have two employees who want to move out-of-state to live while working remotely for me. What things should I consider?  [click to read more …]

Better Hiring Practices

I’ve hired several employees lately but am not overjoyed with those I’ve hired. What am I doing wrong?  [click to read more …]

Proximity Factor

I’m finding it harder to conduct performance reviews after first being remote and now with a hybrid work environment. It’s difficult to know what they’re doing when not in my presence.  [click to read more …]

Recency Factor

I’ve been conducting annual performance reviews for about five years but, overall, I don’t feel they are very effective. My managers add very few comments. How can we improve them?  [click to read more …]

Tips for Form I-9

I’m never sure how to complete the I-9 form so I worry that I might be missing something important.  [click to read more …]

Promoting From Within

I have a job opening for a manager and one of my employees asked to be considered. I don’t think he’s ready for it but how do I tell him that?  [click to read more …]

Vax Madness

I want to stick my head in the sand and ignore all the craziness I’m hearing about vaccination mandates. How do I know what actually affects my employees?  [click to read more …]

The Offer

Is it okay to put a lot of details into my offer letter to a candidate? I like to add details about benefits, a description of job duties, and other information so I’m sure the candidate has all the information they need.  [click to read more …]

Social Etiquette at Work

An Employee Handbook usually tells employees what conduct is considered unacceptable. However, less is said about proper or preferred conduct. There are a lot of little things employees (and managers) can do to make your company a more enjoyable place to work.  [click to read more …]