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Is gossip feeding your employees with anxiety?

Office gossip and rumors have long been a thorn in the side of employers. A recent study by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) reported an increase in the level of inter-office rumors, gossip, and eavesdropping as a result of the current state of economy and increased employee anxiety about job cuts. The survey … Continue reading

Staff Reductions (Part 3): What Happens When The Ship Is Righted?

In this final installment of our Reduction in Force (“RIF”) articles, we focus on what happens afterwards.  One of the first items to deal with is managing the inevitable fall-out from the RIF. No matter how well planned or how economically justifiable, a RIF will emotionally jar remaining employees.  According to a recent study in … Continue reading