Bernie Dyme on January 27th, 2009

Since the beginning of this year, we here at Perspectives have been very busy.  Unfortunately the work we have been doing revolves around layoffs or RIFs.  One would have to have no access to the outside world not to notice that companies are laying off employees in response to the current financial crisis.  Just yesterday, […]

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Bernie Dyme on January 20th, 2009

There are a number of new laws that effect HR and Employers’ benefits packages.  In the next few blogs, we will summarize them. Mental Health Parity It is estimated that over 113 million people suffer from mental, behavioral or substance related illnesses and now they will no longer be discriminated against.  After 12 years of […]

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Bernie Dyme on January 17th, 2009

One of the most difficult things that HR managers have to deal with is getting supervisors to discipline their employees and implement corrective action. No supervisors like to have to do this yet it is the most important element in employees’ development and improvement. It is also an important component if it is ever necessary […]

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Bernie Dyme on January 17th, 2009

When employees are able to successfully manage family life and responsibilities, they are free to perform to maximum potential at work. More and more companies today are realizing the importance of balance between work and family life and are implementing programs to help their employees succeed at home, directly influencing their success at work. Through […]

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Bernie Dyme on January 11th, 2009

At times, we will list certain links of note related to workplace issues that may be relevant to you or your organizations.  Today, we want to focus on some sites that are looking to find some of the best workplaces.  Since our mission is to help foster productive and highly desirable workplaces, we feel that […]

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