1. Annual Performance Reviews

    This topic goes hand in hand, in my mind, with the continued use of “honesty policies” in employee handbooks. While some employers have been doing away with annual performance reviews, the general reticence in all industries still comes from the fact/question/belief that annual reviews serve two important purposes: (1) to enable to gauge an employee’s performance, meriting a salary increase …Read More

  2. Got Bad Reviews? That’s Too Bad, Under New Law

    It’s been said that "opinions are like a________s – everyone has one".   But they can do serious damage to a business, when they take the form of negative reviews online. People are entitled to express their opinions (it's that pesky free speech thing).  Reviews have become powerful influencers.  Most of us won’t consider buying or using something, choosing a restaurant, hotel or activit…Read More