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Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.

Technology

Don’t Embarrass Yourself: Read Before Retweeting
Dan Pinnington

You can retweet something in an instant with just a few taps or clicks. Tap, tap and zoom – the RT goes to all your followers. You get a good feeling when you retweet something that your followers will enjoy or find really helpful. But, what if the link in the retweet doesn’t exactly say what the tweet suggests it does? . . .

Research

Watch for Trends
Shaunna Mireau

Today’s Tip is about looking outside your borders for trends. You decide where your borders are – your department, your organization, your city, perhaps your country. A tweet by Darin Thompson inspired this post: . . .

Practice

How Many of You Have an Office Manual?
David Bilinsky & Garry Wise

Sounds basic but many solo and small firms do not have one. You need one to act as a reference for both management and employees alike. It can be your shield against discrimination, harassment and other claims. It can save time by having answers to common questions on routine employment matters and issues and employee concerns in such areas as vacation and sick-leave policies, unpaid leave, holidays, work hours and other such details. . . .

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