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​Performance Reviews: Why managers should love them — not leave them

Yes- some managers and employees have a love-hate relationship with performance reviews. They recognize the value of tracking performance and rewarding employees for a job well done, but hate the overall process.

Some companies have gone as far as eliminating annual reviews altogether. Still, most organizations have some form of employee evaluation process in place, which isn’t a bad thing. With a little planning, a lot of commitment and regular dialogue, a performance management process can be a very good thing for most companies.

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Should Employers Police Workplace Romances?

Workplace policies and office romances: Engage CEO, Jay Starkman, talks to Fast Company magazine.

"The old approach for many companies was to ban office dating as a way to avoid potential liability," he says. "I couldn’t be more against that. It’s like Prohibition; all the ban does is force the activity underground. People aren’t going to stop dating because of a policy. It may have a little chilling effect, but that hurts culture because people end up sneaking around."

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Engage PEO Adds New Vice President of Sales in Jacksonville

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – January 31, 2017 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., today announced the addition of Leanne Wismeg as vice president of sales for North Florida. Based in Jacksonville, Wismeg will partner with insurance brokers to introduce Engage’s superior services to businesses across the region.

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Employee Identity and Verifications

Engage PEO CEO, Jay Starkman and Engage Assistant General Counsel and HR Manager, Vanessa Matsis-McCready provide a detailed review of the new Form I-9 for employers.

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Engage PEO CEO, Jay Starkman, Featured in Crain's

If I Knew Then...

In this ongoing series, Crain's asks executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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What New Marijuana Laws Mean to Employers

In November, voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada decided to legalize the use of recreational marijuana, joining Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia. Residents in Montana voted to roll back marijuana provider restrictions, and Florida, Arkansas and North Dakota legalized marijuana use for medical reasons. Medical marijuana is already legal in 25 other states and the District of Columbia.

What does this mean for employers?