I founded www.workplacecoachblog.com (still active) & ran for 39 years a nationally respected management consulting firm; authored four books, Beating the Workplace Bully, AMACOM 2016 & Solutions (both rated 4.8 stars out of 5 on amazon.com). I've written a "dear Abby for the workplace" weekly newspaper column for 38 years, love answering coach questions.

Lynne Curry

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Inflation’s Impact on Employees and the Workplace | Workplace Coach Blog

Inflation's impact on employees and the workplace: financial worries and other the stunning survey results

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Elon Musk’s Twitter Crises: 5 Key Take-aways for Employers | Workplace Coach Blog

Elon Musk's Twitter Crises: 5 Key Take-aways for Employers

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Digital Presenteeism: Faking You Care, Faking You’re Even There | Workplace Coach Blog

Digital Presenteeism: Faking You Care; Faking You're Even There; the trend, the costs, what employers, managers and employees need to do

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Tough Love—What if the manager needs it as well as the “star in his own mind” employee? | Workplace Coach Blog

tough love for an employee who's a star in his own mind and for a manager who's "had it"

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Employee Uses FMLA to Cover Drinking | Workplace Coach Blog

Alcoholic employee claims FMLA leave after calling in sick 2 to 3 Mondays a month.

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Surviving the Dreaded “You’re Fired” Interview | Workplace Coach Blog

How to terminate an employee: surviving the dreaded "you're fired" interview; how to prepare; what to do and say

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Firing Without Backfiring, Avoiding the Revenge of the Difficult, Fired Employee | Workplace Coach Blog

Firing without backfiring: avoiding the revenge of the difficult, fired employee: just cause; good faith and 22 questions

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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Signing Bonuses: A Wise Move? The advantages, disadvantages and how to make them work | Workplace Coach Blog

Signing bonuses: a wise move? Advantages, disadvantages & how to make them work --- and how to realize when an applicant has a better offer

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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I Smell Danger and So Should Your Boss | Workplace Coach Blog

Sexual assault or a pattern of sexual harassment can turn tragic and needs to be immediately investigated

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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Navigating Workplace & Life Challenges; Coaching & Inspiration

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    College…No Longer the Golden Ticket for Employers or Employees | Workplace Coach Blog

    college...no long the golden ticket for employers or employees, what kind of job can you get without a degree

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      Employers are Hiring and Laying Off at the Same Time | Workplace Coach Blog

      50% of employers are planning layoffs, yet many are hiring at the same time; here's whose laying off employees

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      Quiet Quitting: The New “Just Say No” Employee Pushback | Workplace Coach Blog

      Gone are the days when most employers could count on employees competing to go “above and beyond” to rise faster …

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      Does Your Employer Have Long COVID; Check Out These Symptoms | Workplace Coach Blog

      Does your employer have long COVID; check out these symptoms; and here's the treatment

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      Are We Headed Into A Recession Or Not? The Answer May Surprise | Workplace Coach Blog

      Are we headed into a recession or not? The answer may surprise...because the indicators don't mean what they once did.

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      Laying Off Employees Who Don’t Expect It: consider the alternatives & don’t destroy morale | Workplace Coach Blog

      Laying off employees who don't expect it: consider the alternatives; how to do it without destroying morale

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      If You Want Your Business to Live, Consider This–And Get Your Father On Board | Workplace Coach Blog

      Question I grew up working in our family’s business under my dad’s mentorship. I’ve learned a lot from him and …

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        Romance 2022: 3 Real-life potential hot messes | Workplace Coach Blog

        Romance 2022: 3 real-life potential hot messages, the new workplace dynamics and the rules for employers and employees

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        Love Contracts: Help for Hot Messes | Workplace Coach Blog

        Love contracts: help for hot messes & a tool to handle perceived or potential sexual harassment situations

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        A Crucial First Step Many Managers Forget To Take | Workplace Coach Blog

        onboarding: a crucial first step many managers forget to take

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        Accountability in the Workplace: a 1 hour session on how to create a thriving accountability culture | Workplace Coach Blog

        Law Office Manager & Medical Office Manager have teamed together to sponsor this fast-paced 1-hour manager/leader briefing. Here’s what the …

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        Recruiting Gen Z Employees? Employers, Change Your Ways. | Workplace Coach Blog

        Recruiting Gen Z Employees? Employers Change Your Ways; here's what you need to realize & the changes you'll want to make in your recruiting

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          Roe v. Wade in the Workplace | Workplace Coach Blog

          Roe v. Wade in the Workplace, what to do when the discussion turns ugly

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          CEO Tells the Truth About Why He Fired Two Senior Managers | Workplace Coach Blog

          CEO tells the truth about what he learned about his company during the pandemic--that employees were the lifeblood

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          We Just Fired Our CEO | Workplace Coach Blog

          We just fired our CEO: five action steps; why CEO's become corrupt

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          Caregiver Wipeout: Caught in a Vise Between My Employer’s Expectations and My Family’s Needs | Workplace Coach Blog

          Caregiver Wipeout: Caught in a Vise Between My Employer’s Expectations and My Family’s Needs: what the laws say

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            Betrayed by My Employer — How Can I Fight Back? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Employer rolling back vaccine mandates. How you can fight back. The leverage you have.

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            Employer/Contractor Win/Win Turns into a Lose | Workplace Coach Blog

            Making employees into independent contractors poses risks -- here's how to understand the regulations

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            It Isn’t the Pay; It’s What You Won’t Fix | Workplace Coach Blog

            it isn't the pay that costing you employees in the great resignation; it's what you won't deal with

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            Emoji Harassment | Workplace Coach Blog

            Emoji harassment: what you didn't know; what it could mean to you

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            Fallout Against Russian-born Employees | Workplace Coach Blog

            Ukraine invasion fallout against Russian-born employees

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            Remote employee moonlighting: opportunity for employees; challenge for employers | Workplace Coach Blog

            Remote employee moonlighting: opportunity for employees; challenge for employers

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            Restoring Trust in the Workplace: What managers can do to restore mutual trust that lasts for the long haul | Workplace Coach Blog

            Restoring trust in the workplace: what managers can do to return mutual trust that lasts for the long haul

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            Pay Attention to Internal Warning Signals & Red Flags | Workplace Coach Blog

            New job landmines; pay attention to internal warning signals & red flags

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            Fired For Using My Company’s Email During Non-Work Hours: Or Was There More to the Story? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Fired for using my company's email during non-work hours, or was there more to the story?

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            Are Remote Employees Second-class Citizens? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Remote work can hurt your career -- here's how to fix that

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            Omicron and the Supervisor as Duct Tape | Workplace Coach Blog

            Omicron hits the workplace and supervisors have to duct tape the workplace together

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            U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on OSHA Vaccine-or-testing Rule: What employers need to know/do | Workplace Coach Blog

            U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on OSHA vaccine mandate: what employers need to know and do now

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            Winning the Talent War: What Employers Need to Understand | Workplace Coach Blog

            winning the war for talent; solutions and strategies that enable employers to win

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            Zoom and Doom CEO fires 900 Employees over Zoom . . . When Senior Managers Lie & What to Do ABout it | Workplace Coach Blog

            Doom and Zoom CEO fires 900 employees in a 3 minute Zoom, what to do if you work for a senior manager who lies

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            When Work Ethic Goes Too Far: An Important Story Hidden in the Mayfield Candle Factory Disaster | Workplace Coach Blog

            workplace safety: an important story hidden in the mayfield candle factory disaster

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            Is Your Harassment Policy Out-of-date?: Does it protect your remote workers? Does it ban trolling, doxing, and dogpiling? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Online harassment. Hate speech. Doxing. Trolling. Is your harassment policy out of date? Does it protect your employees and your company?

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            Religious Exemptions: A way out for employees or a tricky challenge for employers? | Workplace Coach Blog

            Question: If I’m to believe the stack of religious exemptions on my desk, a miracle unfolded in our company last …

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            Don’t Lose Your New Employees Their 1st Week: The Reality & Drama of New Job Remorse | Workplace Coach Blog

            How to retain employees: don't lost your new employees their first week: the reality and drama of new employee job remorse

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            A Surprising New View on the Risk Employers Take When Terminating Employees for Refusing Vaccines - Workplace Coach Blog

            A surprising new view from an attorney on the risk employers take when terminating employees that refuse vaccinations

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            How Employers Can Lure Employees Back to the Office - Workplace Coach Blog

            How employers can lure back to the workplace; pragmatic suggestions employers & HR can implement today

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            The Reality of Vaccine Mandates in the Workplace - Workplace Coach Blog

            The reality of vaccine mandates in the workplace: the facts, the pros, the hows.

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            Is It True? Will Employees Resign Rather Than Get Vaccinated? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Will employees resign rather than get vaccinated? Here's the truth and here's how you can find out the truth in your workplace.

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            You Worked Remotely During the Pandemic…But Your Employer Says You Have to Come into the Office? Not So Fast. - Workplace Coach Blog

            If you worked remotely during the pandemic, you may have grounds to insist you should still be allowed

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            Can Employers Ask Applicants "Are You Vaccinated?" - Workplace Coach Blog

            Can employers ask applicants "are you vaccinated?"--not before making the job offer

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            When Your Daughter is Also Your Employee and About to Get Fired - Workplace Coach Blog

            How do you fire you child in the family business, when you want her to inherit the business?

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            You Worked Remotely During the Pandemic…But Your Employer Says You Have to Come into the Office? Not So Fast. - Workplace Coach Blog

            If you worked remotely during the pandemic, you may have grounds to insist you should still be allowed

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            Find Out What Your Employees Want—Before You Lose Them - Workplace Coach Blog

            Escape the great resignation, find out what your employees want before you lose them.

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            My Employer is Strong-arming Me to Get Vaccinated with a Pay Cut - Workplace Coach Blog

            Are employer's insurance surcharges on unvaccinated employees fair?

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            The #1 Mistake Managers Make When Disciplining Employees - Workplace Coach Blog

            The most effective way to start a disciplinary meeting; IMPACT, make the employee care

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            Fired Because I Won't Get Vaccinated - Workplace Coach Blog

            firing unvaccinated employees: an employer's right

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            That Glowing Reference? It's Fake. - Workplace Coach Blog

            Fake resumes & fake references; the reality & the consequences

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            Sneak Preview (free): Here's Managing for Accountability: A Business Leader's Toolbox: Chapter 1 - Workplace Coach Blog

            Please let me know what you think.

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            We Suspect Our Employees Provided Us Fake Vaccination Cards - Workplace Coach Blog

            Suspect you've received a fake vaccine card? How to tell & what to do.

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            Smoking Gun: can I ignore it? - Workplace Coach Blog

            If you investigate anonymous rumors you unload a smoking gun

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            Time for a Game Change - Workplace Coach Blog

            Game-changer: accountability: tools, tactics, and strategies

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            Are We Making a Mistake to Require Employee Vaccinations? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Can employers require employees to get vaccinated?

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            What 5 attorneys, 21 business leaders, 6 HR professionals, 13 non-profit organization leaders and 4 authors say about Managing for Accountability - Workplace Coach Blog

            Accountability in the workplace: a toolbox for managers, leaders and professionals

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            Delta Variant: What Employers/Employees Need to Do Today - Workplace Coach Blog

            You’ve heard. Now you need to act. If you had hoped the pandemic had faded away, you need to buckle …

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            Documentation That Makes the Case The Employee Deserved to be Fired - Workplace Coach Blog

            As an expert witness (qualified in Court in management best practices, HR, and workplace issues), I’m often handed documentation by …

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            What Do You Mean You Gave My Job Away? - Workplace Coach Blog

            When an employer gives away an employee's job after her daughter dies

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            Can Employers Ask Me If I'm Vaccinated? Can Employers Decide Who to Hire Based on Vaccination Status? - Workplace Coach Blog

            Can employers ask employee if they're vaccinated? Can they made employment decisions based on vaccination status?

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            Delta Variant Fears Further Split the Workplace - Workplace Coach Blog

            Delta variant feears create workplace tensions; employees need to intervene

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            What you can do today & every day. - Workplace Coach Blog

            Accountability is a choice for us and our leaders

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            The Difference Accountability Makes - Workplace Coach Blog

            Accountability and what it takes

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            Netflix Fired 3 Executives for Slack Chat: More to the Story - Workplace Coach Blog

            Netflix Fired 3 Executives for Slack Chat: Right? Wrong?

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            You Love Being Your Own Boss: Tips for Finding Higher Quality, Better Paying Freelance Work - Workplace Coach Blog

            Freelance success: tips for finding higher quality, better paying work

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            CELEBRATE!: Managing for Accountability - Workplace Coach Blog

            Leadership + managing for Accountability: the tools you need in one fast read

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              Guns In Cars in the Parking Lot - Workplace Coach Blog

              Can employers ban employees from having guns in their personal cars at work?

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              Surfside Condo Disaster Reminds Us: When You Serve on a Board, You Hold Lives and Livelihoods In Your Hands - Workplace Coach Blog

              Surfside Condo disaster reminds us when you serve on a board of directors, you hold people's lives in your hands

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              I Fired Her Because She's Slow, But Now She's Sued. Can She Win? - Workplace Coach Blog

              Can an employee who works slowly and has bad habits win a wrongful termination lawsuit?

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                They've Tasted Freedom & Betrayal: the pandemic changed employees; can employers adapt? - Workplace Coach Blog

                The pandemic changed employees; can managers adapt?

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                  Performance Reviews: Dread Them? Ditch Them?Replace Them? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  performance reviews: dread them? ditch them? replace them? Here's what you need to know.

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                  My Employer Drew a Line in the Sand Against Remote Work - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Employee options when an employer insists on a return to the company worksite

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                  Who Misrepresented What? The Potential Cost of Leaving an Awful New Job - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Did the employee or the employer misrepresent? The cost of leaving an awful new job.

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                  Bullying and real and/or perceived retaliation compromises a community's vision - Workplace Coach Blog

                  workplace bullying and real &/or perceived retaliation compromises health care and a community's vision

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                  You Can Sue for Anything. Even When You're in the Wrong. - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Ex-employee sues her employer for firing her for racism after she acts in a racist manner

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                  No Love Lost: What Do Employers Need to Realize to Keep Employees Onboard? - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Employees are heading for the doors in droves. What do employers need to realize & what can they do?

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                  5 Steps for Addressing Workplace Bullying - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Workplace bullying costs. Here are 5 steps that effectively tackle workplace bullying.

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                  How Not to Hire a Narcissist - Workplace Coach Blog

                  How not to hire a narcissist, Signs & signals. 5 key strategies.

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                  The Competent Jerk: Managing a Top Performer Who Alienates His Coworkers - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Managing the competent jerk, getting him to change

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                  Finding Out Why Your Best Employees Are Quitting - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Finding out why your best employees are leaving: how to conduct a dynamite exit interview

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                  Can My Employer Make Me Get Vaccinated - Workplace Coach Blog

                  mandatory vaccination in the workplace, is it legal? what are the downsides?

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                  Manipulative Employee Trapped Me - Workplace Coach Blog

                  When a manipulative employee traps you, act to get out of the trap

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                  Trouble Unleashed: How to Resolve Conflicts in a Virtual, Remote Work Environment - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Virtual, remote workplaces can be petri dishes for conflict. Here's how to prevent/resolve virtual workplace conflict.

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                  Exciting Opportunity...How a Mental Health Organization Took the Ball and Ran - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Writing a stellar ad that attracts just the right applicant--and you can have free help too

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                  5 Action Steps for Regaining Trust - Workplace Coach Blog

                  When employees or coworkers no longer trust you, they don’t tell you. Why would they? They don’t trust how you …

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                  No Love Lost: Employees Head for the Doors - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Employees leaving their jobs in record numbers--employers need to "get it" and act fast?

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                  Attract & Hire Outstanding, Accountable Employees - Workplace Coach Blog

                  how to write ads that attract the best employees & 25% off coupon on Managing for Accountability

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                  A Terrific Applicant; A Hard-to-fill Position and an Outstanding Warrant - Workplace Coach Blog

                  When your #1 candidate has a warrant for her arrest AND you REALLY want to hire her

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                  Combatting Employee Isolation with Virtual Team-building - Workplace Coach Blog

                  Combatting employee isolation and disengagement with virtual team-building: 4 great options

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                  A Major Change & Accountability - Workplace Coach Blog

                  A major change and accountability; your 25% off coupon & why I'm posting 4 not 5 times weekly

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                    Resume Fraud: increasingly prevalent in today's virtual environment - Workplace Coach Blog

                    Resume fraud, increasingly common, and how you can protect yourself

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                      Vaccinated Employees Skirmish with Unvaccinated Coworkers - Workplace Coach Blog

                      Vaccinated v. nonvaccinated employees; what employers need to know

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                      Drunken Manager Shut Down Our Zoom Call - Workplace Coach Blog

                      Drinking Shut Down Our Zoom Call Question: We had to shut down our all-hands Zoom meeting three weeks ago when …

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                      Rule-breaking CEOs - Workplace Coach Blog

                      HR and CEO get into trouble when CEO doesn't follow company policy

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                      Conducting a Virtual Investigation: the landmines to avoid - Workplace Coach Blog

                      Conducting a virtual workplace investigation: what you need to know & landmines to watch for

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                      Mandatory COVID Vaccination: New Guidance & Update - Workplace Coach Blog

                      mandatory COVID vaccination: new guidance & update for employers & employees

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                        Managing Post-pandemic - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Managing post-pandemic, offer your employees location & schedule flexibility for their benefit and yours

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                        Performance Reviews: Dread Them? Ditch Them? Replace Them? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Performance reviews; why don't they work and what's a GREAT alternative?

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                        If Your Employee Won't Admit the Truth, You Need To - Workplace Coach Blog

                        You know your employee tells little white lies; the ball's in your court, what do you do?

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                        COVID Vaccination Update—in light of the vaccine’s “Emergency Use Authorization” status - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Will COVID vaccination be mandatory in light of the contradiction between EEOC and FDA guidance?

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                        Many of Our Employees Refuse Vaccinations - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Should we make COVID vaccination mandatory? Many of our employees plan to refuse it.

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                        Can a prospective employer ask for a W-2 as proof of salary history? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        If a prospective employer asks you for a W-2, is it legal? How do you handle the question?

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                        Want to be a Great Supervisor: Do a 180: Coach - Workplace Coach Blog

                        If you want to be a great supervisor, become a trusted coach who respects employees

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                        How HR Shoots Itself in the Foot - Workplace Coach Blog

                        HR can help employees and organizations; except when it doesn't; here's how to turn that around

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                        Retention Strategies a "Must" During a COVID-19 - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Employee retention strategies are a must during COVID-19. Here are 5 specific tactics leaders need, along with specific information.

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                        Prove You Respect Your Employees & Their Investment in Your Company - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Employee development boosts employee engagement, productivity, profits, morale, and retention--discover ten no-cost/low cost methods for providing employees development opportunities.

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                        Lead Us Through This Mess: COVID-19 Leadership Truths - Workplace Coach Blog

                        COVID-19 requires leadership to inspire, communicate transparently, provide crisis plans, create trust and team

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                        Your Employees Know the Truth; Ask Them - Workplace Coach Blog

                        You know your company has problems; conduct skip-level meetings to get to the truth.

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                        A Christmas/New Year’s Surprise - Workplace Coach Blog

                        What's a gift you can give your employees that costs 0 but matters hugely & produces amazing long-term benefits: impact & habit of gratitude and reognition

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                        Flexibility: What Employees Want & Need for Christmas 2020 (Part 2) - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Employers & employees benefit from flexible work hours--it's a benefit that costs nothing but significantly increases employee satisfaction

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                        Mandatory COVID Vaccinations: The Rules - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations: Here are the rules employers need to follow

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                        What Employees Really Want for Christmas - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Employee engagement and productivity; what employees really need during COVID-19

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                        When A Fired Employee Won't Move On, You Need To - Workplace Coach Blog

                        When a fired employee won't move on & continues to text your employees with lies, send her packing

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                        COVID-19 & First Responders: Work Comp: Justice or Injustice? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        COVID first responders & workers compensation: justice needed

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                        Suspect Telecommuting Employees of Passing Off Accidents as Covered Workers' Compensation Injuries - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Employer protection against fradulent workers' compensation claims by tele-commuting employees

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                        Zero-tolerance: Can You Afford It? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Zero-tolerance policies in employee handbooks--the benefits, the risks.

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                        The Job Applicant Scammed You: You Let It Happen - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Reference checking job applicants so you won't make hiring mistakes

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                        Suspect Our Employee of Lying to Get Extra Time Off; Can We Fire Him Without Proof? - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Your employee lies about COVID to get extra leave. Can you fire him or do you need proof?

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                        Don’t write a positive reference for a problem employee; instead... - Workplace Coach Blog

                        Question: After an investigation, we fired one of our employees for threatening and stalking two co-workers. He now demands a …

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                          Employees Stage a Thanksgiving Rebellion - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Employer policies & holiday celebrations

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                          Can We Use a Contact Tracing App to Protect Our Business & Employees? - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Using a contact tracing app; what you need to know as an employer or employee

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                          We Suspect Drug Addiction in a Top Producer - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Handing a senior manager who may be a drug addict

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                          Getting the Truth From Job Applicants - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: Every job applicant I’ve interviewed in the last ten days claims to be a “team player” and “motivated by …

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                          Dueling Managers Clash; Everyone Else Is Caught in the Cross-fire - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Mediating clashing supervisors

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                          We have two flawed managers, which one should we promote? - Workplace Coach Blog

                          You can't promote a flawed maanger unless you fix him/her

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                          Manager Secretly Works a 2nd Job During Paid Work Hours - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Manager secretly moonlights/daylights; can he be fired?

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                          Employee Political Dispute Escalates to Danger Level - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Political discussion in the workplace; employee rights & employer duty

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                          Tattoos are Us - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Tattoos and body art; do you want to discriminate against employees with tattoos?

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                          Can't Stand 2 More Weeks of This Supervisor - Workplace Coach Blog

                          How to get a great new job, when you suddenly quit.

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                          Meetings Are Us - Workplace Coach Blog

                          If you dread meetings–attending them, hosting them–and long for meetings to become more than a necessary evil, you can make …

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                          Twilight Ethics - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Ethical breaches. What do they cost? Can you afford yours?

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                          Do Employer Owe Employees Paid Sick Leave When They Self-Quarantine - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: After I spent a weekend bar hoping, I felt remorseful, and self-quarantined so I wouldn’t bring COVID into my …

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                          I've Been Told Never To Fire An Employee On A Friday; But I Really, Really Want to - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: I’ve been told to never to fire an employee on Friday, but I really don’t want this employee back …

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                          My Employer's Shenanigans Cost Me My Job - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: After coronavirus hit, my employer changed a dozen of us to contractor status. None of us understood why or …

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                          My Co-worker Cyberstalks Potential Hire, Looking for Dirt - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: According to rumor, one of my co-workers conducts unauthorized criminal background investigations on prospective employees without their knowledge or …

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                          Be a Coach, Not a Supervisor; Here's What It Takes - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Be a coach, not a supervisor What’s the difference between coaching and supervising? Most of us value those who coach …

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                          Managing a Team When You Have No Firing Authority - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: I supervise 15 employees, the largest crew in our company. I’m expected to handle employees who don’t show up …

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                          My Boss Refuses to Wear a Face Mask - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: In past weeks, it’s just been four or five us in the office. Two of us wear masks when …

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                          Are Post-Accident Painkillers Causing a Star Employee to Make Errors? - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: One of my top employees, “Mary,” was rear-ended at a stop light three months ago and suffered from whiplash …

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                          I Don't Want to Wear a Face Mask; Can My Employer Make Me? - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: My employer’s “back to the office” email informs us we’re required to wear face masks anytime we’re not at …

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                          Am I Safe When I Tell the Truth About My Manager’s Flaws on a Survey Monkey Survey - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: I raised allegedly confidential concerns about my former manager’s behavior last year. After that, I felt like I had …

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                          Does My Employer Have to Pay My Office Expenses? Are They Liable for My Safety? - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: COVID19 has caused employers large and small to require the employers work from home rather than their employer’s worksites. …

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                          Employees & Their Families Sue Employers Over COVID-19 Exposure - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: My partner and I have owned and operated our business for twenty-three years.  When the pandemic first hit, we …

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                          Employees Push Back Against Returning to Work, Choosing Unemployment - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: We didn’t expect the pushback we got from two of our furloughed employees when we called them back to …

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                          Your Company's Culture - Truth or Lie? - Workplace Coach Blog

                          You feel it the moment you enter the organization. Ask employees “what’s it like around here?” and they confirm the …

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                          Employees Could Take A Company Down During COVID - Workplace Coach Blog

                          Question: Our small business is hanging on by a shoestring. Three of our employees attended a fourth of July barbecue. None of them wore masks. Another barbeque guest was COVID-infected. One after another each of our employees became become ill, forcing m

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                          It's Official: Exciting news:) - Workplace Coach Blog

                          It’s official: I’ve agreed with the high-quality publisher Business Expert Press to write 3 books: Managing for Accountability: A tool box for business executives and owners; Reality-based Management: How to use five key performance tools to p

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                          6 ?s to Answer Before Returning Your Workplace to a "New Normal" - Workplace Coach Blog

                          You’ve been operating your company with a skeleton crew. In less than ten days, you plan to resume “new-normal” operations. Before you welcome your furloughed employees back to the workplace, make sure you can answer these six questions. Can you imp