- Communication that resonates
The ability to communicate effectively is a highly nuanced skill that must be honed and mastered by any manager who intends to accomplish his or her objectives with the willing cooperation of others. The absence of quality communication often leads to lower morale and reduced productivity. Instead of moving forward with direction, workers quickly descend into a quagmire of second-guessing and speculation.
- Wading through applicant résumés: HR can help, plus 6 steps for doing it yourself
Does a large applicant pool have you stressed? It’s terrific that so many people want to work in the position you have available, but you’re already spread thin with a vacancy on your team. How do you find the time to read all of these résumés, much less pick out the top applicants?
- Essential tips to smooth paid parental leave processing
Paid parental leave (PPL) is a wonderful benefit for many Purdue employees, but setting it up can be confusing to some. Here’s what you and your employees need to know to make the process as smooth as possible.
- How can you manage flexibility in the workplace?
You've always tried to be a supervisor who provides an environment that is family friendly. You understand when Jim needs to leave at 4 p.m. to watch his son’s ball game or when Karen flexes her lunch hour due to a dentist appointment for her daughter. These things come up on occasion, and you’ve been happy to approve.
- Procedures for daylight saving time
At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11, Indiana clocks will be moved ahead one hour for daylight saving time.
For any employees working the third shift on this date, including police and firefighters, the shift will last one hour less than normally scheduled; e.g., seven hours instead of eight, or 11 hours instead of 12.
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