Out of millions who hold full time employment in the United States, close to fifteen million are heavy drinkers of alcohol, exacting a high cost on work organizations, as employees who drink a lot are often absent from work, suffer from a lot of health problems, and are at a greater risk of harming themselves and others.
After years in the working world, one begins to notice patterns. Personality types. A rotating cast of characters. Take a moment to reflect on all the personality types you've interacted with in the office. Have you ever met the "Worst Person in Front of Me Right Now?" You know the individual. It's the person who:
Whether or not to drug test employees can be a sensitive subject. Sometimes employers would rather not know if their employees are engaged in illegal drug use. Or they may assume that any drug use is done off the clock and therefore is outside their authority. In both cases, not knowing could be costing the employer money. Here’s how: