BOOKS BY LORI
It's About You Too: How to Manage Employee Resistance to Your Diversity Initiatives and Improve Workplace Culture and Profitability
Every employee says they support expanding the diversity of their organization’s workforce, but when faced with uncomfortable choices and tough decisions, their vocal support often turns into grudging acceptance or even covert resistance. It’s About You Too presents a contrarian approach to diversity initiatives, making it clear that the only way to make headway on diversity efforts is to expand them to include a commitment to embracing all differences; from one’s race, to whether an individual has a child, rents a home, or has a long commute.
And, as you navigate this new world of differences, you will want to be privy to the insight provided by It’s About You Too, which gives readers a peek into the minds of employees, sharing exactly what your staff is thinking and gives specific guidance on how to address their concerns, so they become advocates for your organization’s efforts. It’s About You Too is the practical and user friendly tool that you’ve been looking for, providing specific guidance to transform your diversity initiatives from abstract ideas into executed and impactful workplace policies, improving workplace culture and increasing profitability.
Honorable Mention, Business, New York Book Festival (2021)
Honorable Mention, How-To, New York Book Festival (2021)
The Perpetual Paycheck:
5 Secrets to Getting a Job, Keeping a Job, and Earning Income for Life in the Loyalty-Free Workplace
This book is a nuts-and-bolts guide you can use to not only survive, but thrive. Offering a contrarian approach backed up by actual current workplace experiences, author Lori Rassas provides practical, accessible job-finding secrets for those looking for a new job, those looking to solidify their current position, those looking to advance their position, and those looking to change careers or industries.
The Perpetual Paycheck:
5 (More) Secrets to Getting a Job, Keeping a Job, and Earning Income for Life in the Loyalty-Free Workplace, Volume 2
The Perpetual Paycheck, Volume 2, represents the third book in a series that outlines the realities of today’s workplace. In this volume, readers will learn five NEW secrets that can be used to set them apart from other qualified candidates and help them navigate this challenging workplace terrain. Topics include: how to get your resume into the right hands, generate additional streams of income to bolster your primary income source, and determine when it is time to make a career move.
A Guide to Hiring, Managing, and Firing for Employers and Employees 4th Edition
This textbook, now in its fourth edition, presents complicated information in a user friendly and engaging tone. It is appropriate for use in an employment law or Human Resources courses at the undergraduate, paralegal, or graduate level. The book is all-encompassing, tracking the sequence of day-to-day events from job creation to recruitment, including compensation and benefits, leave entitlements, and performance management, all the way to the conclusion of the employment relationship.
ARTICLES BY LORI
Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Decide Whether to Stick with a Challenging Job or Move On
If you are thinking of leaving your current job, there are a lot of factors to consider. Yes, it may make sense to move on to a new opportunity, but in some situations, the best decision might be to remain just where you are. This short article (3600 words) will provide you with the information you will need to answer the all-important question: should I stay or should I go?
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