HOW TO MANAGE THE MADNESS OF MARCH.

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"March Madness can be a drain on a company's time and resources," says Rob Wilson, president of Employco USA, Westmont, III. "Between filling out brackets, researching picks, watching the games, and then calling in sick or skipping work due to game days or hangovers, you are looking at a sharp downturn in employee performance. However, there are some ways you can manage this common nationwide issue."

For instance, "anytime employees have free, unfettered access to the Web, you are going to be looking at a decrease in employee productivity. Here's an alternative: offer your employees one or two computers for personal use during their breaks. Make sure the computers are in a public area and have a sign-in sheet to ensure that everyone will get a fair chance to use them. That way, if anyone...

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