Category : General

HR / General - 1 week ago

how to say “I’ll quit over this”

A reader writes: Two coworkers and I are outspoken and willing to quit or get fired over some changes to our jobs that are happening due to a new (and terrible) director. An additional two will also quit, but their personal situations prevent them fr...

HR / General - 1 week ago

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Employment law is ever-evolving, and 2019 is shaping up to usher in its fair share of changes. Employment laws tend to come in waves, with particular themes for each era. Long ago, child labor was common and legal. A patchwork of state and feder...

HR / General - 1 week ago

Why Career Growth Deserves a Promotion

So much has been volatile for the American worker since the Great Recession—but one constant has been the size of annual merit increases. For many years, merit increase budgets have continued to hover just under 3%, despite an improving economy, low...

HR / General - 1 week ago

passive-aggressive notes at work

Take a look around any office, and you’re likely to find at least one passive-aggressive note. It might be the note someone taped above the kitchen sink, reminding you not to leave dirty dishes around, or it might be  the exasperated note on the copi...

HR / General - 1 week ago

is this job interviewer stringing me along?

A reader writes: Almost two months ago, I applied and interviewed for a position with a company I have a real interest in working with. I did not get that job as they said they needed someone with more experience for that niche role, but they instead...