Future Friday: The Demise of Pay for Time

  I have written several times on the concept of Results only work environments (ROWE). You can see that here, here and here. I think it is a great concept but I have noted that most organizations will have a difficult time instituting because of the way we currently have to pay people. One futurist …

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Three Great Reads in HR

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtYQFpjbBPk[/youtube] Today I have three great reads in HR which might get you hopping. First up is from Jeff Nowak and his blog FMLA Insights. He answers a question on whether you can require an employee who has been out on intermittent FMLA to make up the time. What do you think? Check out FMLA …

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Are You Willing to Wait for Quality? Are Employees?

In a Wall Street Journal online article entitled Starbuck Baristas Told No More Than Two Drinks writer Julie Jargon relates that Starbucks is trying to improve the quality of its product by slowing down the baristas that make the drinks. (I find it amusing that someone with the last name of Jargon writes on Starbucks, the …

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The Carnival of HR: The New Year Edition

Melissa Prusher at the Devon Group is the host of the first edition of The Carnival of HR for 2010. Happy New Year! This one is filled with several posts about predictions and top 10s. There is also several posts about learning, such as Trish McFarlane, at HR Ringleader’s Blog, sharing some favorite quotes in …

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Does Recession Equal Performance?

An article in the Career section of the WallStreetJournal Online, entitled It Can Be Done: Landing a Raise in the Recession, talks about what is needed for someone to get an increase in recessionary times. It is going to take understanding your company’s position, understanding your accomplishments, being able to articulate those accomplishments, and most …

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