The Cycle of Corporate Culture

Many executives and other members of leadership simply think of corporate culture as what the company stands for. This can be expressed through a corporation’s mission statement, their reported “vision,” or their promise to deliver their customers with the best Read More …

On the Line: Exposing Theft in Manufacturing

When your business is in manufacturing, you are the steam engine on a locomotive of consumer progress. Product quality and efficiency start with you—producing the best results so the next link in the chain has a reasonable chance of success. Read More …

Investigating Employee Misconduct

Employee misconduct in the workplace can have a toxic effect on morale and productivity, which often incentivizes employers to resolve the situation quickly. These days, there are clear benefits to getting out in front of any misconduct complaint as movements Read More …

Protecting Your Business from FMLA Fraud

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides working families balance to their lives when their circumstances take a turn. Whether it’s caring for new life in the household—such as a newborn or a foster child—or to care for an Read More …

When Hiring a CEO Goes Wrong

When Hiring a CEO Goes Wrong Hiring a CEO is a long and arduous process. Companies can’t afford to waste time and money on the wrong candidates. It’s bad enough when someone gets a CEO position and isn’t good at Read More …

7 Steps to Take When You’re Suspicious of Employee Drug Abuse

Employee drug abuse in the workplace can lead to a wide variety of problems, many of which can affect your company’s bottom line, regardless of whether the drug happens to be alcohol, prescription medication or illegal substances, or whether the use is occurring during working hours or on the employee’s personal time. Not only do these things affect the employee in question and the company as a whole, but they can also have a negative impact on other employees, leading to a host of other problems. To avoid this, management and those in HR must be proactive and vigilant so potential issues can be addressed swiftly and effectively. If you suspect that one or more of your employees may be abusing drugs, here are 7 steps to get the situation under control.