Category: Employment & Labor

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Being Vulnerable Is the Boldest Act of Business Leadership

March 19, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Talking about vulnerability in the workplace can be a conversation killer. Being vulnerable gets a bad rap, especially in the context of relationships and workplaces. Everyone has an opinion on the word vulnerability. People try to hide their vulnerabilities at all […]

Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

7 Ways You Are Preventing Employee Productivity

February 22, 2018

Via: Investopedia

Wasted employee productivity is detrimental to the long-term success of your business. As a business owner or a manager wasted productivity, from even one employee, can hurt your business. Here are seven productivity traps you need to avoid: 1. Too Much Structure […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

What is an EAP (Employee Assistance Program) & How Does It Work?

February 5, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential workplace service that employers pay for. An EAP helps employees deal with work-life stressors, family issues, financial concerns, relationship problems, and even drug or legal concerns. It is often available to both […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Selling Your Business to Your Employees

January 31, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

It’s actually not that common of a situation for a business owner to sell to an employee or employees for three major reasons. First, employees typically don’t have the capital to complete the purchase, even if they know the inner […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Putting Employees First Will Be Your Best Business Move for 2018

January 25, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Expectations continue to change for organizations — and the current perspective of American corporations isn’t pretty. JUST Capital’s November 2017 report, A Road Map for Corporate America, found that 47 percent of more than 10,000 Americans surveyed thought business behavior […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

What Business Are You Really In?

January 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

I see many people confused about what business they are in. Entrepreneurs feel that their product or industry defines their business, but is that true? Am I in the newsletter or publishing business? What about the content creation business? After all, we […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

At Will Employment Doctrine: How It Works & 4 Big Exceptions

January 8, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

At will employment means that an employee can leave a job whenever they want for any reason, and employers can terminate an employee for any reason without notice or cause. The intent of the at will employment doctrine is to […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Legal tech entrepreneurs talk success strategies for 2018

December 22, 2017

Via: ABA Journal

Ari Kaplan speaks with some participants from the LexisNexis Accelerator Program for legal technology startups. They are: Ryan Alshak, the CEO of Ping, Alex Hewitt, the director of operations for vTestify, Tunji Williams, the co-founder and CEO of dealWIP, as well as David […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Why Job Titles Don’t Always Reflect the Value of Employees

December 7, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Job titles don’t always capture value creation in an organization. They do have their place in our professional lives. For example, they do a fine job aligning a company’s org chart. However, they can do damage by creating entitlement in […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Another Uber Lesson: Firing an Employee at the Center of Scandal

September 5, 2017

Via: FindLaw

Uber has more problems than an old car and it’s starting to break down — legally. Drivers have sued the company for overtime and other complaints. Contractors have sued for unpaid bills. A competitor has sued for stealing technology. But […]