Revamping Your Performance Management System

Companies are ditching their performance management systems and adopting completely new ideas. Adobe replaced its formalized annual appraisal with more-frequent and less-formal check-ins. Microsoft deep-sixed...

Does Email Hurt Productivity and Your Employees?

We all know the positive effects on the bottom line of quick, succinct email communication. Productivity  increases, customers receive better service, and income increases. Being...

Improved Member Resource: CCH AnswersNow

Do you employ people in multiple-states? Do you need help creating job descriptions? Would you like news alerts to stay informed on topics of interest to you? If...

CCH Answers Now

A new and improved CCH Answers Now is now available to members. Here are the top five things to know about this valuable resource: What is CCH Answers...

Is it Time to Close the Open Workspace?

For the last 20 years, organizations have shifted the design of workspaces toward more open plan environments that support collaboration, innovation, and creativity. “Open plan” is...

Progressive Discipline

Q: Our handbook has a brief section on discipline. A member of upper management is now asking me to draft a comprehensive progressive discipline policy....

Economic Perspective

MSEC has prepared this Economic Perspective summary to assist the decision makers of member organizations. The economic data contained in these charts represent a summary...