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Check the Drama at the Door, Part I: A 10-Point Checklist for Avoiding and Resolving Workplace Conflict 1-20-17

January 24 2017, 7:28 pm Bruce’s Summary: What is Conflict, well it’s something that happens in varying degrees between human beings everyday either at home or in the workplace. This summary will address the workplace, it’s safer. The author states that according to a 2014 survey, office workers (the bet is probably all workers, office workers aren’t alone in […]

The Peculiar “Personnel-ity” of California Personnel File Inspection Laws 12-7-16

January 17 2017, 6:54 pm Bruce’s Summary: Just to give you an idea of how complicated California employment matters have become let’s look at something that seems so innocent and simple – an employee requesting copies of their personnel file. The author sites recent laws (three in particular) amended by the California legislature affecting employee rights in getting access […]

Top 5 HR resolutions for not getting sued in 2017

January 10 2017, 7:42 pm Bruce’s Summary: After being in the HR business for over 30 years it still amazes me that regardless of the number of legal statutes and laws we have on the books, saying what can and cannot be done the workplace, it all comes down to following some basic core management blocking and tackling techniques. […]