The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
(EEOC) recently weighed in with new guidelines outlining how working parents or
those caring for elderly parents may be able to claim discrimination in the
workplace. The guidance indicates that employers must take extra care when dealing with caregivers.
covered a lot of ground so far in this series, and in this, our final segment,
we’re going to focus on the actions that a technical professional can take when
providing outstanding customer service.
Accountability is the new watchword in just about every business. But what does it really mean? Accountability means having to answer for one's actions. The idea is compelling. Here’s how to make it work.
This segment of the article series discusses communication skills for technical professionals. Some technicians try to avoid the customer service side of the job, but that’s something that is impossible to do.
The focus on total claims cost from one year to
the next is incomplete and shortsighted. It fails to recognize or measure
what’s driving the claim costs. CompScore Metrics looks at the most important
measurements for driving down workers’ compensation costs.
There's an old saying in Texas: "If you've got to swallow a bucket of frogs, you might as well start with the big one." And, sometimes, the idea of "selling" can be a big frog for technicians to swallow.
Severance agreements have been challenged in some recent court cases, particularly agreements that require employees to waive their right to file an administrative charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).