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A Better Life for the Boss is Better for Workers, Too

Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage, speaks with The Miami Herald on the topic of "Managing Up" - a critical skill in today's workplace.

Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage PEO, a Fort Lauderdale HR services provider, urges caution: Don’t get managing up confused with sucking up.

Managing up, he says, is good communication. "It’s making sure that your manager is getting from you what they need in order to do their job and look good to their boss.”  By managing up, you deliver information in the style and manner your manager prefers, “not the way you would want it if you were in their position.”

Reported by The Miami Herald

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New Study Shows Higher Revenue Growth And Increased Profitability For Small Businesses That Use A PEO

Annual revenue growth for small businesses that use a professional employer organization  (PEO)  is double that of comparable non-PEO firms, and companies that use a PEO are also 16 percent more likely to report an increase in profitability, according to a new study released today by the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) at its annual conference in Orlando.

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Can You Fire Someone for Being a White Supremacist?

A human resource department in corporate America would be highly unlikely to sit back while an employee displayed swastikas on his desk or espoused ideas about racial superiority at the coffee machine. Outside of the office, however, the relationship between corporate codes of conduct and hateful politics is less straightforward. 

Engage CEO Jay Starkman is quoted in this article from Bloomberg.  Read this news

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