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When refusing to hire a felon could land you in court

A felony conviction doesn't mean you can automatically disqualify a potential job candidate. But, that hasn't stopped some companies from making that mistake. Blogger and award-winning business journalist Jody Glynn Patrick explains when refusing to hire a felon could land you in court.
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When what you say can get you fired

When can your strong opinion or stance on a given topic land you in hot water at work? Blogger and award winning business journalist Jody Glynn Patrick offers her opinion.
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People make mistakes—Get over it

Several years ago I had an employee who made a decision I wouldn’t have made that cost me a lot of money. Nevertheless, he made… more...
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Your next key hire: 3 questions to ask, 3 to answer

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.” We might add to Red Adair’s… more...
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Can you force employees to get flu shots?

Can you make getting a flu shot a condition of employment? The short answer is yes. The practical answer, however, is probably not. Firing someone… more...
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Give ‘Em What They Want: The Small Perk with the Big Payoff

Hey HR professionals! Are you trying to figure out an easy way to recruit top talent and keep your employees happy? It’s much easier than… more...
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