Power Pivot, a free addin for Excel, written by Microsoft, puts the "power" into Pivot Tables (hence the name!). Power Pivot removes many of limitations and frustrations that many advanced users find with Pivot Tables.
Sexual harassment has exploded in front-page headlines. Is your organization next in line for a bombshell #MeToo complaint?
The old HR rules for preventing and confronting harassment charges have changed. If you are still relying on 20-year-old prevention, training and complaint policies, you could be in a world of trouble.
Alert: Your organization's odds of being targeted for an audit of your I-9 forms have skyrocketed, and the Trump Administration followed through on its promise of a fivefold increase in the number of I-9 audits and worksite inspections in 2018. Plus, the feds have recently introduced a brand-new version of the I-9 form that you must be using. And the fines for I-9 paperwork violations have nearly doubled.
The office is no longer the center of the universe. In today's connected world, more employees are doing work "out there" – either face-to-face with customers, in far-flung locations or simply in their pajamas.
This has created new challenges and questions for managers and supervisors...
Technology and legal changes have made it more difficult to regulate employee conduct. And the lines have blurred between what's considered on-the-job versus off-the-job conduct.
As a result, employers are confused about where – and when – they can put their foot down. That's why we've developed this helpful and entertaining session, Regulating Employee Conduct On and Off the Job: Where to Draw the Line.
Every job is actually performed by two people – the employee who is paid to accomplish results and the manager who is paid to ensure that this happens.
So when staff members become unproductive, unmotivated, or disruptive, a manager's first thought should be, "How do I get things back on track?" The answer to that question almost always involves coaching.
From politics and global diplomacy to the sports world, negotiation has been in the news of late. The issues are vastly different, but these negotiations have one thing in common: The parties view each other with distrust and often dislike. How do you "bargain with the devil"?