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An Employee's Guide to Advancement in the Workplace
USE PROTECTION is an essential guide to advancement in the workplace. To protect yourself, you need to understand the rules of the game. Don't rely on the HR Department to protect you. Be your own advocate. Learn the key points about job interviews, offer letters, background investigations, mentoring, performance evaluations, overtime pay, medical leave, disabilities, investigations of misconduct, sexual harassment, workplace violence, termination for poor performance or violating company rules, reductions in force, and non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
Johanna Harris, a labor lawyer, specializes in investigating employee wrongdoing. She has been a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor and in-house labor counsel for two multinational corporations. She is currently the CEO of Hire Fire and Retire LLC. Having amassed a highly successful track record advising managers and human resources professionals, Ms. Harris has written a highly accessible how-to manual for employees “from the perspective of someone who has been on the other side.”