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Winter 2007 Edition- January 2007 Volume 16

Perspective
Helicopter Parents in the Workplace?
Picture this: you are an HR Manager for ABC Company. Recently, one of your younger staff members has been given a poor performance appraisal. The next day, you answer your phone only to be given a stern talking-to by this employee’s parent, upset that Junior has been taken to task over his work performance. more...

Does Your Organization Need a Check-up?
Are your employees overwhelmed, disorganized and trying to juggle too many tasks at the same time? Are they having difficulty focusing, accessing information quickly and struggling to maintain their equilibrium? Are the goals and objectives of your organization being compromised as a result? more...

Message
Why Not Take the Initiative?
I really don’t get where workers today get their sense of entitlement; from a summer vacation after they just got hired in April to their own space, equipment and cubicle. I’m not talking about sharing pencils here, but try and have two or three employees share a printer and you’d think you’d made them all wear prison stripes and carry a ball and chain. more...




Ask
Management Response to Employee Bankruptcy
Q: What can managers/employers do when faced with the insolvency of their employees? more...

Evaluating Employee Engagement
Q: Why the sudden emphasis on employee engagement? Isn’t that just ‘corporate speak’ for employee satisfaction? more...

Overcome Resistance to International Assignments
Q: What are the most effective steps that employers can take to overcoming employee and family resistance to an international assignment? more...

Spotlight
Mary-Ann McCann, RPR, CMP
Univar Canada Ltd, Edmonton AB more...

Margaret Easton, CMP
Westminster Savings, Westminster BC more...

Features
Post-Christmas Credit Card Blues
DON’TS

  • Firstly, don’t panic. You are not the first person to have overspent at Christmas and you certainly won’t be the last.
  • Secondly and perhaps most importantly, don’t play ostrich and bury your head in the sand believing that the mess you have created will all miraculously disappear. The truth is, the quicker you recognize that you have a problem and take steps to deal with it, the more options you have for dealing with it. more...

    Involving Employees in Corporate Ethics
    In today’s competitive labour market, it is expected that demand will soon outstrip supply of skilled workers. According to global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., we can expect to see a 33% rise in the demand for talented employees over the next 15 years and a corresponding 15% drop in supply. more...


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