Author - Judah Hirsch

How to Do a Simple Background Check on an Employee

Every company needs reliable and trouble-free employees. Kanken Mini This is essential in keeping the company running consistently and productively. Employees who jump from company to company, have a recurring history of crime, or those who misrepresent their records and achievements reek of trouble and should be avoided, so as not to cause the company a great headache. If only there was a way to rule out an applicant based on looks alone! (But no, it doesn’t work [...]

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Properly Setting Up a Grievance Process

When problems concerning employee rights arise, what can the employee do to protect himself? Enter the grievance mechanism. ‘Grievance’ is another word for an official ‘complaint’, filed by a worker for either an actual or perceived violation of his rights on the job. It may seem technical, but in theory, the grievance process follows practical key principles among companies. Likewise, it also adheres to certain precepts enshrined in the Labor Code. Here are a few tips on setting up [...]

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Corporate or Casual?

Though the exact history of having a dress code is hard to ascertain, the global issue of having such code has been an enduring topic that has withstood the test of time. Since the time of kings and emperors, sultans, chieftains, and the like, such dress codes have distinguished people from one another and has defined the classifications of people in the society. Thus, at one glance, one may know who the leader is, his or her inner circle, [...]

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Preventing Office Cliques

Eden Sher, an American actress, said once, “I remember the general anxiety of teenager, and I remember establishing some sort of appearance based on what my peers would think. And cliques, oh my God, the worst. The worst!” This quote may seem out of place, but, guess what? Cliques thrive even in the workplace! If you think groupings are a thing of the past, think again because according to a study by CareerBuilder, 43% of people interviewed say that [...]

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