Category : General

HR / General - 1 week ago

at what point in a very long cold should I stay home?

A reader writes: Despite getting the flu shot and frequently washing my hands, I catch two or three bad colds a year that last at least two weeks. They start out with three days of feeling terrible (headaches, nausea, aches) but looking fine. The nex...

HR / General - 1 week ago

we are all awkward creatures

On today’s episode of the Ask a Manager podcast, I talk with awkwardness expert Melissa Dahl, who’s the author of the amazing book Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness. We talked about what causes situations to feel awkward, why we̵...

HR / General - 1 week ago

17 Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outside

According to a study published in BMC Research Notes, the average desk-based employee spends more than 70 percent of their workday sitting indoors and staring at their computer screen. Unfortunately, a desk job has many consequences for your healt...

HR / General - 1 week ago

Success Depends on One Thing: Connecting With People

Article by Keisha Mabry Everyone finds success differently, whether by pulling on their bootstraps or being in the right place at the right time. In my case, I found success only after doing something I used to dread: networking. After moving to a...

HR / General - 1 week ago

5 key employment law learnings from 2018

16th Jan 2019 5 It’s been another year of significant change throughout the employment landscape, with legislative developments presenting new... By ArwenMakin_ESPLaw Senior solicitor

HR / General - 1 week ago

Will the 4-Day Workweek Become a Universal Reality?

In late 2018, some news from New Zealand perked up the ears of workers and employers worldwide: An experiment with a four-day workweek at estate-planning firm Perpetual Guardian proved to be a resounding success. Employees were more productive, mor...

HR / General - 1 week ago

What to do when a key employee quits

What do you do when an employee who you rely on hands you their notice without any warning? These five steps will help you figure out what to do when a key employee quits. The post What to do when a key employee quits appeared first on Blog People.