Grandparental/grandparent Leave - What Management Needs to Know

by Duncan
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While many might assume that all responsibilities for childcare and child-rearing end long before becoming a grandparent, the truth is that many grandparents are actively involved in their grandchildren’s lives. From serving as caretakers while parents work to undertaking the full-time role of parent in the absence of their grandchildren’s parents for a wide range of reasons, grandparents today often spend a good deal of time interacting with their grandchildren. The result is that, much like parents, they often need time off from work to tend to their grandchildren’s needs. Whether it is pediatrician appointments, football practice or conferences with their grandchildren’s teachers, among other events, these responsibilities frequently coincide with work hours...

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How to Keep a Multi-Generational Workforce Happy and Productive

by Guest Poster
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Managing today’s multi-generational workforce can indeed be a challenge. There are marked differences in the worldviews, work ethics and behaviors of these different generations, and if you don’t become sensitive to their differing needs by coming to understand the forces that shaped them, you have little chance of successfully providing the right degree and quality of stimulation they require to become outstanding employees, nor the types of rewards they will appreciate when they do. Your main aim in all of this should be one of developing a collaborative atmosphere in your organization, whether you are approaching it at the team level or at the macro level of the entire organization. It used to be that the workplace consisted of only one or two generations, and everyone came from the same frame of reference – the same experiences had shaped them all. But now there are an unprecedented four generations in the workplace at the same time, and they all come from sociological profiles that are vastly different.

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HR Communication Tips: Mathew French, GM at Subscribe-HR

by Duncan
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Staff Suggestion Scheme Names

by Duncan
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How to Encourage Intrapreneurship at your company

by Duncan
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How to beat Workplace Negativity in 6 steps

by Duncan
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Employee Performance Appraisals (part 2) - a Guide to the informal review

by Duncan
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Gallup's 12 employee engagement questions + 1 it forgot!

by Duncan

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