Stressful working conditions are a common workplace reality, but now, the faltering economy has heightened anxiety levels for nearly all employees. Employee stress, whether from internal or external factors, can take a heavy toll on your business, including high turnover, frequent illness and absences, increased workers’ comp premiums, and reduced productivity.Fortunately, you can reduce stress in your workplace and have happier and healthier employees. Here are 12 ideas for making organizational changes that will improve working conditions and in help employees manage stress in their personal lives that could otherwise spill over to the workplace.
Are you faced with several different samples of employee handbooks and now would like to know what to do with them? Writing your organization’s employee handbook for the employees working in your organization can be challenging, to say the least. Here are several thoughts to consider when writing and sharing with your employees a new employee handbook.
Don’t Get Stumped by Off-the-Wall Job Interview Questions
Picture yourself in this scene: You’re in a job interview . Everything is going better than you imagined it could. You look professional and fabulous. You are totally prepared. You are on a roll. You’re nailing every interview question. You feel wonderful rapport with your interviewer. Suddenly, out of the blue she asks you a question that throws you completely off balance!