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Tips from JBM

Handling Difficult People- Resolving conflict

Here are some tips for dealing with those "hard to get along with" types: Be clear about the issue Know your objective for the meeting Find a way to remain calm about the discussion Manage your emotions as well as the employee Be comfortable with silence Preserve the...

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HR answers as you need them! Why do you need such resources?

We use attorneys. Why would we need an HR consultant? Attorneys are still part of your HR challenges, however HR Websource offers a variety of policies and practices that will keep this need to a minimum. Cost for one...Attorneys can be expensive and provide the law, not necessarily best...

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Anti Harassment Training - Online - Are you compliant? What type of work environment do you have?

No excuses...you may have employees working from home. This is an ideal time to get to training, especially mandated types like this one. JBM has this online, takes 45 minutes and is thorough to meet the requirements. Did you plan your training for 2020? Why do you need to care? One it is...

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What are the silver linings you are finding with this Pandemic?

The gloom and doom won't get us anywhere. We just need to be responsible and do what we can do to protect ourselves and our families. I find many positives coming of this, do you? I have seen many positives already frankly. More kindness More support More giving More consideration of...

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What do you do when working from home? Are you happy with your home/worklife?

This pandemic is in full force, we have had a few weeks now and it can be getting very old to some...OR you can decide to make this time productive. What are you doing each day? Do you have a structure to your day? Are you seeking to improve your knowledge and skills? Are you eating well and...

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Managing your workforce from home

There are so many best practices related. Please don't fumble through this. Many organizations have done this for many years. JBM can provide the tips on effectively managing employees working from home. What you need to consider: Full, detailed policies on telecommuting Assessment of...

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Why do you need a Third Party HR Partner?

I am a small business (less than 5 employees) why do I need HR Support? Even if 1 employee, there are over 10 employment laws that you must in compliance with. Further, employee issues come up regardless of how many you have. JBM can provide such support, quick answers to difficult issue...

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Keep moving forward...so many things to consider

In these uncertain times I am guessing many are immediately panicking and trying to stop spending, cut budgets etc. This is not the time to do so completely. We have to support one another's businesses so when this is over, we are ready to continue moving forward. Having said that, it is...

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How are you handling management of the Telecommuting arrangement?

This hit many without any intentions or ideas about how this would work. I was able to help my clients through this as I have had a great deal of experience with such an arrangement. How can you make this effective? Be sure that all who are expected to work actively from home are able to do...

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Understand the value of Employee Relations...stay up on what they expect

"Yesterday"................................................."Today" Authoritative ParticipatoryEmployees are interchangeable Employees as volunteersFormal dress code Anything goesRigid...

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