How Free Time Can Cost Millions

“Charlie Sheen’s ‘winning’ antics bring to the forefront the impact of employee behavior on organizations, says Pamela Gilchrist, chief strategist at the Gilchrist Group, a business-communication and consulting firm in Cincinnati. But employers don’t have to have celebrities like Sheen on their payrolls to attract undue — and negative — attention, or to have legitimate concerns about how employees’ off-duty behaviors could negatively impact their reputations.” Gilchrist was quoted in April’s Human Resources Executive Magazine.

While employees are clearly entitled to privacy when they’re involved in activities outside the normal scope of their jobs, there are times when those activities cross the line from being personal to representing legitimate concerns for employers. Click here to read the full article nad find out if employer’s concerns are legitimate.

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