- Seasonal Affective Disorder: How it affects productivity
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that follows the seasons. The most common type of SAD is called winter depression. It usually begins in late fall or early winter and goes away by summer. SAD is more common in northern geographic regions, where less sunlight and more darkness are common this time of year.
- Guide to writing position descriptions at Purdue University
Written position descriptions provide legal protection for employers and supervisors by documenting the work responsibilities for specific positions.
- Employee Relations Case Study: Are you contagious?
Amanda, an exempt employee, became ill after only being employed for six months at the University. Amanda exhausted all 10 paid sick days and had to request an additional 15 days of unpaid personal leave while under the care of her medical provider. Dave, her supervisor, approved the additional unpaid leave.
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