How-Tos Archives

Why You Need an Employee Handbook and What It Should Cover

A staff handbook (also known as a Policies and Procedures Manual) is something every company, regardless of size, should have. It is especially useful at onboarding, informing your new employees what is expected of them – and what they can…

Internal Mobility Programs Benefit Both the Company and the Employee

Internal mobility is one of the trickiest issues to navigate. More specifically, how can employees tactfully discuss the possibility of changing departments with a manager; and how can managers properly address the employee’s interest in making that change? This conversation…

Here’s What to do When You Can’t Ask About Salary

New employment laws in Massachusetts, New York City, Philadelphia and elsewhere will soon prohibit employers from asking job candidates for their past or current salary details. That’s a big shift, and a rude awakening for recruiters who learned that you…

A 12-Step Program For Retaining Your Diverse Workforce

Most firms have no idea that they have a revolving door that is bleeding diversity talent, because unexplainably, they don’t measure and report diversity turnover and the cost. But what if your executives knew that diversity turnover was off the…