Adam and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Communication

I once had an employee (we’ll call him Adam) and Adam was a “slacker”.  He was downright lazy, never completed things on time, always goofing around on the job, and never worked on stuff we wanted him to work on.  Despite this, Adam was brilliant.  In brainstorming sessions, group work, or just in talking to him, youContinue reading “Adam and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Communication”

What You Need to Know About Inappropriate Interview Questions

Some common questions I get from hiring managers are which questions you can “legally” ask and which ones you can’t. Most are shocked when I say that you can legally ask any question…only to see disappointment on their face when I say “…you just can’t discriminate based on the answer, so it’s best not toContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Inappropriate Interview Questions”

Having Lazy Employees is Your Fault

Dear Managers, I’m tired of you labeling employees as “lazy.”  First off, it’s name-calling and in some cases (where it goes too far) it could be constituted as bullying.  So you have an employee that’s not cutting the mustard?  Try out these tips below: To continue reading go this post on…