Bonuses come in all shapes and sizes, and generally they can be a good way to supplement the salary portion of your compensation. However, in a few instances, they can also be bad, and yes, they can even be ugly. When you are in the middle of a job change it is a good idea to understand how bonuses can impact the compensation and its respective negotiation.
Previously we addressed the poor performer, from evaluation and discipline to conducting the confidential search. Now we are ready to proceed with the termination. Pete Moser and Jeff Hirsch of Robinson & Cole, LLP, who provided the top ten mistakes regarding discipline and evaluation in my first column on this issue, have provided a termination checklist.
If you own or manage a laundry and rely on a maintenance manager to put his arms around the functioning integrity of the equipment then you probably already know where the manager fits on the “organization chart”.
Someone once said, “It is easier to hire someone than it is to let someone go.” Most of us would agree, and if you are trying not to miss a beat by having a new replacement employee start the day following the exit of the terminated poor performer, then you need good planning and a bit of luck. This is the first of several articles addressing the replacement of an employee.
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Sodexo Laundry Services Technology Recognized By CIO Magazine
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — An innovative use of computer technology that increases operational efficiency by providing key metrics for its commercial laundry operations and has saved more than $100,000 since its implementation has earned Sodexo, Inc. IDG’s CIO magazine’s 2010 CIO 100 Award. The award recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). Sodexo’s Laundries Dashboard is a central decision-support tool that combines information from multiple systems to monitor core processes in Laundry and Linen Services businesses.
The dashboard presents Sodexo leadership and field management with key metrics in a customized, easy to use presentation. The dashboard uses Pureshare® Active-Metrics® software to gather and display appropriate information in the form of metrics for each level of management; the metrics are used to make business decisions. Because the dashboard is web-based, it can be accessed from any computer or mobile device. It also sends realtime email alerts that enable management to resolve operational issues immediately. Sodexo’s Laundries Dashboard allows for the effective management of critical areas as well as providing detailed analysis and comparisons.