Human Resources News & Insights

‘Bob, you smell’: What to say to employees about embarrassing personal issues

Everybody dreads having those “difficult conversations” with employees about personal issues. Here are some examples of how they can be handled gracefully — including the actual words to use.

Strange ADA lawsuit shines light on the right way to handle smelly co-workers

If someone in your office has a bad odor, there are some tactful ways to deal with it. Bringing in air fresheners and telling everyone else in the office to do the same? Not so much.