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ToxicLabor - Rules of use

The reason ToxicLabor exists is to improve the workforce, community by community. Accountability breeds responsibility and we need you to report responsibly so please adhere to a few ground rules.. • First of all, you should be providing your employees with basic policies and training so they know what is expected of them in the workplace. Draft policy statements and know your local laws and regulations. Give employees plenty of chances to correct poor performance because in the grand scheme of...
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ToxicLabor.com is now online

Business owners are under much scrutiny. Review sites such as Angie’s List, Google and Yelp keep them accountable for the way they conduct business. A site called Glassdoor invites employees to review their former (or current) employers. DORA, the labor board and other government and private groups make sure that employees are treated fairly and not discriminated against. Mature business owners will recognize all of that as a good thing. Accountability improves quality, productivity, efficiency...
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Employers - Does turnover really matter?

There are two things to consider when deciding if employee retention is high priority: 1) Is the cost of hiring and training lower than the costs associated with advancing and retaining employees? 2) Does client retention depend on their ability to interact with the same employee on a consistent basis? If client retention is not dependent on which point of contact is delivering the product or service you're offering, turnover is not a bad thing. However, if the cost of finding and training...
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Employees - Top 4 ways to stay off of ToxicLabor

Just as businesses vye for the best possible grade on Google, Yelp and Angie's List, employees want to know what they can do to keep a squeaky clean image on ToxicLabor. The following list spells out the basic, common sense approach to keeping yourself off of our database: 1) Care about your job. Maybe the job you currently have is just a stepping stone on your road to fame and fortune. That's fine! Regardless of how unimportant a current position might seem, it's the means by which your...