Author: Vanesa Lewinger

Vanesa is an innovative, experienced and self-motivated Human Resources professional, adept at creating and nurturing an employee-oriented culture of professional excellence, focused on goal-attainment, and utilizing a process oriented approach to obtain win-win results. Vanesa has over ten years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience, including employee relations, payroll entry/processing, benefits administration, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), policies, 401k administration, and workers’ compensation administration.

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Politics in the Workplace

The current political climate has created real divisiveness as of late. I talk to employers everyday who indicate to me that the frustration is not limited to the pontifications on...

How to Place an Employee on Administrative Leave

How to Place an Employee on Administrative Leave

Administrative Leave is a common practice used by companies when they are investigating claims that are more severe or emotionally charged. The purpose of an Administrative Leave is to remove...

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Is Crying at Work Appropriate?

Crying at work is a topic that has come up a lot recently. Workplaces are changing and employees want to feel like they can behave in a “genuine” fashion when...

Tips for supporting nursing moms in the workplace

Breastfeeding Laws in the workplace

I recently came across a question about breastfeeding laws and how much time an employer was legally required to provide employees in need of this time. It’s a good question...

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Bunny Policies (An Outdated Employee Handbook)

The Times Are A Changing…as should your Employee Policies. I recently had the opportunity to peruse an Employee Handbook, or rather it was a “Bunny Handbook” from the Playboy Club,...