Should Employers Police Workplace Romances?

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Jay Starkman talks about Office Romance Policies with Fast Company Magazine
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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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Google Follows A Growing Workplace Trend: Hiring More Contractors Than Employees

A growing trend among tech employers: opting to hire contractors over full-time employees. Engage HR Consultant, Angela Rochester, weighs in on the impact to businesses across all industries, and workers.

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Vacation Policies and How to Actually Disconnect from Work While on Vacation

It's tempting to blame employers, tyrant bosses and the "always-on" workplace culture that the Internet and cellphones have crated. But the reality is that most companies have policies and procedures in place to allow their employees' vacations to be time that is truly away from the job, according to Engage assistant general counsel and human resources consultant, Vanessa Matsis-McCready

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