Category : HR

HR / General - 23 hours ago

weekend free-for-all – November 17-18, 2018

We are the new cats! This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. (This one is truly no work and no school.) Book recommendation of the week: Evergreen Tidings from the Bau...

HR / General - 1 day ago

can I refuse overnight business travel?

A reader writes: Our company is switching software for our management systems. We have two locations in our area, and the company is telling us that we are to close our offices and all of our staff are required to travel three hours away with two ove...

HR / General - 1 day ago

What Will Immigration Find If It Inspects Your Business?

When University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts was murdered in July 2018, it was discovered that her killer, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, was in the country illegally, with the aid of forged documents. Four years earlier, he had managed to gain employme...

HR / HR Tech - 1 day ago

Knowledge management: Fuel for the social enterprise

Posted by Steve Lancaster on November 16, 2018. In the social enterprise, your workers are also your customers. Just as you tailor offerings and manage your interactions in the external world to attract and serve customers, the way you manage knowle...

HR / General - 1 day ago

send me your office holiday stories and questions

I’m working on an upcoming holiday-themed episode of the Ask a Manager podcast, and I want to include your stories about holidays at work: gift exchanges gone terribly wrong … holiday party disasters … the time your boss got drunk at the...

HR / General - 1 day ago

open thread – November 16-17, 2018

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to...

HR / HR Tech - 1 day ago

How to Handle Poor Employee Performance and Terminations

There are times in many businesses when tough conversations and decisions need to be made. Managing poor employee performance and terminations are examples of these delicate situations. Here’s how to properly handle RIFs, Performance Management, and...

HR / General - 1 day ago

Q&A With Jane: How do I deal with employee theft?

Sometimes, not confronting an employee who is stealing from you sends the wrong message to other employees. It’s a dicey situation, but one that can lead to serious ramifications when not dealt with immediately. So, how to deal with employee theft? D...

HR / General - 1 day ago

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2019 (Map)

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2019. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are mor...

HR / General - 2 days ago

Here’s What You Need In a People Analytics Leader

You need the right People Analytics Leader in order to build an effective and strategic people analytics function. This person is the key evangelist and visionary for data-driven decision making, and ensures the use of people analytics always deliver...