What are Toxic Employees and Workplace Bullies are Costing You?

This topic is receiving increased attention today for a few reasons. First, 28 states in the US have reviewed or are reviewing legislation to make serious, targeted bullying a statutory crime (The Healthy Workplace Bill). Second,… Read More

10 Characteristics of Emotionally Healthy People (at Work)

My clinical training sometimes leads me to make observations in the workplace that a typical HR professional might not see. This article discusses employee emotional health. I have spent years working with companies trying to deal effectively with employees who have difficulty controlling their emotions. Here, we discuss healthy . . Read More

6 Difficult Employee Types: Which are most toxic?

For HR professionals, understanding the source of difficult employee behavior is key to finding the most effective intervention. This article describes tactics and relative toxicity of six difficult employee types: Gossip Clearinghouse Emotional… Read More

Top Ten Things Employees Want from a Job

A few years ago I researched what employees really want.  It was preparation for a workplace branding article.  If you don’t have the time or resources to survey your own employees you can use… Read More