Regardless of what we call it, we know what onboarding is. But, do we know what our program is doing for our company? There’s only one way to find out the effectiveness your onboarding process and that’s by conducting an assessment.
Managers put doing performance reviews right behind firing someone as their top two most disliked activities. How bizarre is that? Giving constructive feedback, mentoring, training, and improving the performance of their staff should be their number one motivation. Perhaps the answer lies in who is doing the review.
Many employers want to be able to monitor their employees’ communications, including phone calls, emails and instant messages, with or without notice. Some employees may want to secretly record unsafe working conditions or harassing behavior. However, both employers and employees have an interest in workplace privacy and confidentiality.
DOJ Vows Criminal Prosecution of Employee "No Poaching" Agreements
A few years ago several Silicon Valley employers made news when they were accused of agreeing among themselves not to solicit each other’s programmers and software engineering employees. These agreements carried over to other industries and now the DOJ is cracking down.