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    Book of the Month for October 2017

    The book that made my read pile for October is The First-Time Manager by Loren B. Belker, Jim McCormick, Gary S. Topchik. Many times, new managers, supervisors, and lead-persons are thrown into a leadership position with no idea of how they are supposed to manage. According to The First-Time Manager that is known as the sink or swim approach which makes this book an excellent selection for that newbie manager. Title: The First-Time Manager By Loren B. Belker, Jim McCormick, Gary S. Topchik Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: AMACOM; 6 edition (January 3, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0814417833 ISBN-13: 978-0814417836 Rating: 4/5 Wouldn’t you like to know how to manage people…

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    Facebook Privacy vs. Employee Venting

    When an Employee should keep their mouth shut or stay off Facebook There are those on Facebook who will post just about anything and wonder why it comes back to bite them in their ass. The ones who do this all the time appear to forget that their posts are visible to the world. Nothing is private when it comes to the internet. When are they going to learn this? If you want a private site – don’t friend anyone. That’s private. I’ve seen those who will get their job back and turn around a few days later and begin bashing their employer. Get real. Do they really think that…