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The purpose of The Great Workplace 2.0™ is simple: while it is happening, show core changes in great workplaces, so that start-ups, small and mid-size companies, can extract the principles that other companies are discovering. By example, grow in a healthy and sustainable fashion; return to our economy great dividends of revenue, value and innovation.read more →
Posted byChris Thompson - 08.03.2010. Reprinted from The + NE Ohio Blog
I cannot help but wonder when was the last time this happened: From February to June of this year, the Cleveland metro led the nation's 40 largest MSAs in manufacturing job growth. The Cleveland MSA added about 5,000 manufacturing jobs, according to the trusty analysis done by Harold D. Miller, who blogs at Pittsburgh Today.
The job growth numbers remain modest and don't begin to erase the painful losses suffered over the last few decades in the region. But they do hint at the potential of a new, more vibrant future for our region. And they do require us to begin to tell a different story about our region. At least when it comes to this recovery, we are not doing worse than other places. We are doing better. Spread that ...
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Guide to Romance and Sexual Harassment at Work
by Laurie on July 28, 2010
When someone comes to HR with a sexual harassment issue, it’s usually not sexual harassment. Most people who are sexually harassed are afraid to report it.
As a Human Resources professional, the issues that landed on my desk were a mix of inappropriate and mediocre behaviors, hurt feelings, and workplace bullying. At the core? Poor communication and immature behavior.
When HR gets involved, it’s too late to end well for anyone.
Your organization has an obligation to protect you from violence and bullying. Your organization doesn’t have an obligation to solve your relationship issues. If you decide to sleep with a colleague and it ends badly, you are expected you to clean up your own mess. I’ll listen to your story and empathize, but I won’t tell your co-worker that ...
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Do you embrace a carpe diem attitude at work?read more →
You did the check before you hired him. But have you checked since? Nick Fishman of EmployeeScreen gives reason to do “infinity screening”.read more →