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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5 Common Worst Practices Bosses Need to Abandon Now

"Put more emphasis on managing your organization’s culture than on (micro) managing your employees."

Engage's Alex Nadal, assistant general counsel and HR consultant, speaks to Fast Company about the dangers of micromanagement.

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Your Pet Will Be Fine. Don’t Sacrifice Your Vacation Time

Engage CEO, Jay Starkman, speaks to Bloomberg Law on trends in paid leave, and vacation perks employers should consider.

From covering vacation costs to floating holidays, “the magic bullet is flexibility,” Starkman said.

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