Outside Employment and Conflicts of Interest

  Employers typically expect employees to be loyal and think of the needs of the employer first. Although they can’t expect the employee to not have outside interests, they also want them to be available as needed and not involved in things or expressing opinions that negatively impact the employer. ┬áThese expectations can and often […]

Employee Discipline: the carrot or the stick?

  In every workplace, managers have to deal with employees who violate one or more written or unwritten rules or otherwise fail to perform their job duties as expected. This is the most difficult part of being a manager, and that few relish the need to deal with it. The process for management response is […]