Archive for June, 2009

Jun 29 2009

Urge To Merge – Workplace Dating

Published byHank under Workplace etiquette

Increasingly employers frown on fraternization between coworkers, and include specific references and the consequences to such behavior in their employee manuals.  More and more employers just don’t want to deal with the potential sexual harassment issues that can erupt when relationships between coworkers don’t work out.
Despite the good intentions of employees, sometimes what starts [...]

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Jun 15 2009

My Card!

“Have Gun – Will Travel reads the card of man.”  So went the lines of the theme song (and title) to the popular western starring Richard Boone as Paladin, a soldier of fortune and gun for hire that ran on CBS from 1957 through 1963.  Here was a guy who liberally passed out business cards [...]

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Jun 01 2009

Adventures In Hiring

The gentleman sitting next to me on a recent cross-country flight was in a talkative mood, so after learning that he was a small business owner, I got him to discuss his hiring practices. He proudly told me that in addition to recent college graduates, and experienced professionals, he regularly hires applicants from disadvantaged and [...]

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