Employers Must Understand the Power and Danger of Implicit Bias

Few of us believe we are biased against others. But studies consistently show that even the most open-minded individuals harbor implicit bias. The trick is to recognize it. […]

Performance Improvement Plans—Doing Right by Struggling Employees

PIPs should be used to steer genuine efforts to retain an employee and improve performance, not create a paper trail in advance of termination. […]

Smart Employers Take Advantage of Hiring the Disabled

Some employers fall victim to myths about disabled employees and miss out on the value they bring to the workforce—in addition to valuable tax credits. […]

All Employers Need Clear Social Media and Equipment Use Policies

What you post, when you post, how you post and where you post: it's all fair game for employers to regulate and monitor. Be smart. Here's how. […]

Continual Feedback Makes for the Most Effective Annual Performance Reviews

Annual performance reviews shouldn't be an opportunity to drop a news bomb on an employee about the quality of their contributions. Make sure reviews are conducted fairly by providing yearlong feedback. […]