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What Does the ADA Require For a Mental Health Episode At Work?

My skin crawls thinking about the Google search terms that will land some HR professionals on this post, which involves a failed suicide attempt. Hopefully, this is not a practice tip upon which you’ll need to draw in the course of…

The Power of Departing Employees, or Why Offboarding is Critically Important

Though most companies today are laser-focused on the onboarding process, many overlook the importance of offboarding. In fact, Aberdeen research finds that only 29 percent of organizations have an offboarding program in place. In many ways, offboarding — the strategic…

Is Playing Hooky to Attend Kelly and Michael Live Worth Getting Fired Over?

By Eric B. Meyer When it comes to daytime television, personally, I’m more into The View.  [Disclaimer: This post involves an employer client of mine. However, I was not involved in this particular action]. Here’s the thing: If you’re going…

Where Can You Draw the Line? 5 Things to Know When Handling Drinking on the Job

By Richard Meneghello Earlier this month, football powerhouse USC (the University of Southern California) fired head football coach Steve Sarkisian after it was widely reported that the coach had been under the influence of alcohol during several team events. His…