Several major organizations - including Verizon, Amazon, Target, and Facebook - have come under scrutiny and legal challenge recently, as it has come to light that the nation’s top employers are using social media to place targeted job ads - excluding older workers.
My "Characteristics of the Ideal Employee" comes from 15 years' consensus of employers in a range of industries. These ideals can help you gain a job and earn promotions. See some added new tips!
Trouble at work? How to respond to allegations of misbehavior in the workplace. Use these tips in dealing with an HR investigator if you are accused of rules violations on the job.
Is your job secure? Learn the warning signs that a layoff could be imminent. An insider reveals what HR isn't telling you about company downsizing.
This article defines the "social loafing" tendency in work teams, and provides practical ways to prevent and eliminate the tendency.
This article will discuss the five key steps that you should follow to have successful talks about difficult topics in your workplace.
Tips from an HR professional about how the employee complaint investigation process works. What you need to know if you're being investigated or if you are filing a complaint of your own.
I've been an employer who has had to pay unemployment benefits, and I have been a worker who collected them. This is what I learned from being on both situations at different times.
According to a 2017 Gallup poll, only 33% of Americans feel engaged at work. Unfortunately, this is a step up from the worldwide average of 15%. That means that 70% of Americans and 85% of workers worldwide do not feel engaged at work.
The extra socialization that "onboarding" gives a new employee can help them reach their full potential sooner.
It has been estimated by ACAS that in the United Kingdom, by the year 2020, over a third of the workforce will be made up of people over the age of 50. This will change the way our workforce appears and functions and it can raise a lot of questions, that this article will answer.
Here is a typical Bread Line or Unemployment Line back in the 1930s, but we're having them today as well. Dishonesty, evasion, or lack of integrity on the job can be the culprit, as well as lack of training and misunderstandings. It is important to be honest, straightforward, and forthcoming on the job with your management...
Economic, innovation and personnel benefits accrue from using a gender quota to champion the inclusion of female leadership within companies. Some would argue that quotas are artificial and can promote mediocre leaders instead of choosing the best person for a job. Is this true?
All employees complain - the good ones and the bad ones. It's up to supervisors to determine how to address the complaint. This article will cover how to effectively handle employee complaints.
Post-Millennials or Generation Z (kids born in 2000 and later) are entering the workforce. Their world bears little resemblance to what came before. What should we expect from these young employees?