Workplace harassment, what it is and what not.

BY ALISON DOYLE  Updated March 22, 2018 What is considered sexual harassment at work? And how does it differ from non-sexual harassment? Sexual harassment in the workplace is a form of discrimination that includes any uninvited comments, conduct, or behavior regarding sex, gender, or sexual orientation.  All employees – of any position, from management to entry-level or hourly staffers – should be aware of what qualifies as workplace harassment and avoid these behaviors or report them if they oc...
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10 Red flags of employee theft in a company

Every single company that employs people is vulnerable to fraud of some kind, but the person taking home  three pencils from the office, or the one who takes an unnecessary sick day every now and then, is not going to bankrupt the business. However, the one who is stealing money could do just that. It’s every business owner’s nightmare: a long-time trusted employee, who has access to the finances and the bookkeeping processes, is diverting funds into another account for personal use. And nobod...
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14 Signs that your employee may be on drugs

The following are common warning signs that may indicate an employee may suffer from drug related problems; Frequent or prolonged absences from work, usually without notification. Excessive numbers of “sick days” without proper medical leave, with flimsy excuses and explanations. Frequent, sometimes lengthy, trips to the bathroom or other areas where drugs could be stashed and/or consumed. Frequent lateness or missed appointment times, production deadlines and meetings – again, with...
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