The Power of People

The MaxPeople Blog

Through the Power of People Blog, you will gain practical insights on how to attract, retain and develop your most important resource, your people.
Effectively Managing Challenging Employees

Effectively Managing Challenging Employees

People management is one of the toughest aspects of a manager’s job. It is particularly difficult for managers to deal with challenging employees who can potentially cause grave consequences for your organization. It is essential in today’s workplace to know how to deal with challenging employee situations directly and not allow them to fester in the workplace.

Effectively Managing In A Unionized Environment

Effectively Managing In A Unionized Environment

Unions are less relevant in today’s workplace due to increased globalization, consolidation, enhancements to technology, social media, a transient workforce, and alternative work arrangements, to name a few. As a result of these changes, payroll professionals are challenged more than ever to find creative ways to manage effectively within a unionized environment. Before identifying strategies on how to accomplish this, it is important to initially understand the key differences between unionized and non-unionized work environments.

Risky Business: How to Keep the Bedroom Out of the Boardroom

Risky Business: How to Keep the Bedroom Out of the Boardroom

The line between personal and professional lives has gotten blurry. With increased social media usage in the workplace (read more about that on our blog here), and business communications now accessed by smartphones around the clock, it has become harder and harder to keep the two worlds separate. Yet when it comes to relationships in the workplace, the lines between personal and professional need to remain clear. Office romances may have become more common and less taboo than they once were, but the risks are ever-present.

Anyone Can be a Target of Sexual Harassment: Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Anyone Can be a Target of Sexual Harassment: Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

What do you think about when you hear the term sexual harassment? Sexual harassment in employment is often believed to involve unwanted comments, contact or attention towards females by male perpetrators. Sexual harassment may be thought of in this way as a result of statistics that have shown there to be more reports of sexual […]