Interview with Workplace Expert Lynda Barbaccia

Work sucks, or so a lot of people say. With 92 percent of the American workforce unsatisfied with their jobs, this much is obvious. But what isn’t so obvious is that adjustments can be made in the workplace that greatly increase employee morale, according to Lynda Barbaccia. In this interview, Ms. Barbaccia talks with us about workplace issues and how to address them.

Positive Recommendations on LinkedIn Used in Lawsuits Against the Recommender

Employment attorneys are warning of a new trend: the use of positive recommendations on Linked-In as evidence in lawsuits against the recommender. Here’s how it works: an employer gives a positive recommendation on Linked In for an employee. The employee is later let go. The positive recommendation on LinkedIn now becomes ammunition and evidence in a lawsuit against the employer for discrimination, harrassment, or other improper firing practices.