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Dealing with Difficult Employees

Move over #MeToo; Majority of Complaints We Investigate Are #WoeIsMe

August 17, 2018 | Dealing with Difficult Employees

This blog outlines our consulting firm’s experience and thoughts on the majority of complaints we are called in to investigate as third party investigators.

Can I Fire My Employee During Their Probationary Period?

April 29, 2014 | Dealing with Difficult EmployeesPerformance Management

This month’s question in our Frequently Asked Questions Series of blogs is Can I Fire My Employee During Their Probationary Period?  The short answer is yes.  However, there is a big BUT.  Read on to find out how much more complex this question really is. 

How to Conduct an Effective Workplace Investigation

February 27, 2014 | Dealing with Difficult EmployeesWork Environment and Policies

You’ve just received a complaint from one of your employees that feels he is being bullied by his manager.  What do you do?  This article describes the 5 key components to an effective workplace investigation.

Is it harassment?

February 04, 2014 | Dealing with Difficult EmployeesWork Environment and Policies

Harassment.  It’s a word that is bandied around quite a bit but do we really understand what it actually means?

How Not to Suck at Firing Your Employee; or 5 Tips for a Smoother Termination

September 17, 2013 | Dealing with Difficult Employees

5 tips for ensuring a smoother termination process that you both can live with

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