Your recorded words—they’re direct evidence. Direct evidence is evidence that proves the existence of a fact. Direct evidence includes someone … Continue reading If You’re a Supervisor Writing Documentation, Watch What You Write—It Can Bite You
This 70 second video engages you in a short experiment that gives you the answer: IMPACT. Begin with impact, and … Continue reading The #1 Mistake Managers Make When Disciplining Employees
As an expert witness (qualified in Court in management best practices, HR, and workplace issues), I’m often handed documentation by … Continue reading Documentation That Makes the Case The Employee Deserved to be Fired
Question: Our coffee/food stand is open 12 hours a day — we catch the “going to work” crowd and the … Continue reading Bosses, Don’t Let Yourself Be Tricked Into Firing the Wrong Employee: When An Employee Has Possibly Set Up A Rival To Get Fired
Question: Our company fired us last week. The stated reason: reorganization and “employment at will.” It was far more than … Continue reading Filing a Public Policy Complaint Against Your Employer for Violating COVID Protocols
Question: We were shocked to learn that two of our employees had travelled to Washington, D.C. to take part in … Continue reading Can We Fire Employees Who Took Part in the Capitol Building Riots?
Question: I supervise 15 employees, the largest crew in our company. I’m expected to handle employees who don’t show up … Continue reading Managing a Team When You Have No Firing Authority
When your employee or coworker calls to let you know he tested positive for COVID, you respond immediately with sympathy … Continue reading Employee Fakes COVID To Get 2 Weeks Off
Question: I recently learned one of my employees described me on his Facebook page as the worst supervisor he’s ever … Continue reading Employee’s Facebook Post Threatens Me; Can I Fire Him?