You might be overlooking a solid source for reliable employees – the temp market. It’s booming, and there are at least three good reasons why you should be making it the first place you look.
If a major player like Yahoo can’t catch the padded resume of its CEO, what chance do small firms have? Fear not — new research points HR pros to the areas candidates are most likely to fib.
HR pros across the country are coming up with some creative plans to deal with the ongoing recession when upper management wants cuts in payroll.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced us to halt life and business as we know it, resulting in a massive amount of Americans losing their jobs. And if you find yourself in the unfortunate position of needing to lay off some of your workforce, it’s even more important than usual to do this as kindly and […]
HR never wants to break the news that employees are losing their jobs. But it’s often left to you, because doing it the right way can save a lot of trouble down the line.
You’ve probably had your share of tough conversations with employees as an HR manager. Imagine having to tell someone who has worked more than 30 years at your company in a key role — and who happens to be waiting for a kidney transplant — that he’s being let go immediately.
With many companies going through layoffs, its more important than ever for managers and HR to keep up-to-date on federal and state notice requirements.
A recent survey of HR managers shows they think — or at least hope — we’re ready for a turnaround.
Near the top of the list of uncomfortable workplace situations is when a friend gets laid off. Specialists in worker psychology have suggestions about what to say after a layoff — and warnings about what to avoid.
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: The company is getting ready to announce a no-raise policy, and HR has to figure out a way to soften the blow.
Dealing with the fallout of a layoff or restructuring is one of HR’s toughest jobs. Imagine this scenario:
Overseeing a layoff can be stressful and hectic. Plus, you’re dealing with angry workers who are more prone to sue. There’s one step you’ll want to take to make sure you’re protected.
Everyone gossips, so to try to set up your workplace as a “no-gossip zone” is largely a waste of time. You can draw a line, however, on what’s OK and what’s not.
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