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Jim Leyland – A Great Baseball Manager, but a Bad Example for Managing Your Company’s HR

Jim Leyland, the now former manager for the Detroit Tigers, officially announced his resignation today. Under his tenure, which lasted eight seasons, Mr. Leyland took the Tigers to two World Series and had an overall record of 700-597. An example in “what not to do” in managing a company’s human resources. Mr. Leyland’s tenure with … Continue Reading

Departing Employees More Disgruntled than Ever and the Risk to Employers

The Wall Street Journal (by Joe Light) recently reported that departing employees are more disgruntled than ever. The article notes that based on exit interviews of more than 4,300 employees from 80 companies: More than three-quarters of departing employees say they wouldn’t recommend their employer to others, the worst percentage in at least five years … Continue Reading

A Short Checklist to Avoid a Disgruntled Former Employee Costing Your Company $200,000

A disgruntled former Gucci employee is reported to have caused in excess of $200,000 in damages to his former employer (as reported by Computer World) and now faces criminal charges. Specifically, the New York District Attorney’s indictment alleges that Sam Chihlung Yin fraudulently obtained IT access after he was fired. From there, the indictment alleges that Mr. … Continue Reading
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