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Disney World: It’s Not Magic, It’s Work

8/1/2013 By YFC USA in Category Adults Who Empower, Employees, Management, Organization, Structure, Supervision

Disney World: It's Not Magic, It's Work "It's not the magic that makes it work. It's the way we work that makes it magic," says former Walt Disney World® EVP Lee Cockerell. His new book, Creating... More

Unity in the Workplace

7/1/2013 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Evaluation, Management, Organization, Structure, Supervision

Is it important? YES! Then how do we achieve it?  Here are some pointers for your consideration: We must have a shared purpose, a common goal and vision. That begins with everyone memorizing... More

Job Descriptions: Your ‘Weakest Link’?

6/3/2013 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Evaluation, Management, Organization, Structure, Supervision

Despite the fact that a sound job description is the basis for a meaningful compensation plan, all too often job descriptions are the weakest link in the connection between compensation and... More

The Performance Review: Formal or Informal?

5/1/2013 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Evaluation, Management, Organization, Structure, Supervision

The Performance Review: Formal or Informal? A performance evaluation is an opportunity for a manager and an employee to meet and discuss the employee's job performance, organizational priorities,... More

Set Guidelines for Social Media Use to Help Prevent Difficult Situations

4/1/2013 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Evaluation, Management, Organization, Supervision

I have an employee who posted some very negative comments about our company on his Facebook page. Can I take action against this employee based on the Facebook comments? The rapid growth of the... More

Do You Need a Twitter/Facebook/YouTube Policy?

3/1/2013 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Evaluation, Management, Media, Organization, Supervision

Social Media—The bane of management or the next best marketing tool? Should you control it or encourage it? Of course, the answers depend on your business and your culture, but here’s a sample policy... More

Suddenly a Supervisor - 5 Critical Factors for Success

9/25/2012 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Management, Organization, Supervision

New supervisors have a tough transition to make—but if they achieve mastery in five key areas they can be successful. New supervisors tend to be full of energy and forward looking, but also anxious... More

Expansion of Family Military Leave

7/16/2012 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Management, Organization, Supervision

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (NDAA), also known as HR 2647, was signed by President Obama last week.  This Act amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)... More

Ten Key Points to a Successful Meeting

6/15/2012 By YFC USA in Category Employees, Management, Organization, Structure, Supervision

Team meetings keep members informed and provide a forum for problem solving, decision-making, and innovation.  Meetings, when productive, are also one of the primary ways to develop team member... More

Allow Ex-Employees Access to Personnel Files, Performance Records

12/16/2011 By YFC USA in Category Employees

Do the requirements of Labor Code Section 1198.5 apply to former employees? Yes! This is the case, according to the interpretation of the Labor Commissioner. Section 1198.5 of the California... More

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