While you were busy realizing that all that time looking like an idiot was, in fact, NOT worth it, making a desperate attempt to save your NFL team or starting game two of the World Series on a bit of an awkward note (pun intended)…Here’s what you may have missed in the world of workforce news.
- Disengaged employees cost companies up to $2,000 a pop. [OpenForum]
- A verbally abused employee is a creative employee, apparently. [Pacific Standard]
- The latest “fired because of Twitter” story comes from the White House. [MSN]
- Now there’s a whole new creepy way to micromanage your employees. [WSJ]
- Internships are no longer in fashion at Condé Nast. [Women’s Wear Daily]
- At BAE Systems, employees use their video-making skills for good, not evil. [Washington Post]
- Some companies will literally pay employees to go to the doctor. [Wisconsin State Journal]
- Sure, it’s easy to be a generous boss when it’s not your billions of dollars you’re spending on employees. [Bloomberg]
- More business trips now come with a “plus one” option. [USA Today]
- Mo’ money, mo’ problems? Your employees may beg to differ. [Business News Daily]
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