Looking for the magic solution to rising health-coverage costs? We don’t have it. But we do have three examples of real companies that took steps that worked.
Leadership & Strategy
We asked 314 HR managers if their company’s part-time employees got some sort of benefits package. Here’s what they said.
There are two kinds of documentation: good and bad. And small changes can make the difference between the two.
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.
When injured employees returned to work, Frank Barnett found doctors wouldn’t specify what kinds of light duty were OK. Then he figured out a better way to communicate with them (part of an ongoing series).
One area of discrimination that’s drawn attention is so-called “PIPs” – improvement plans and periods for low-performers. The key question courts are answering: Can you set different probation periods for different employees?Here’s the situation a lot of HR managers face:You have two low-performing employees, one white and the other nonwhite. You and their managers want […]
Yes, you can regulate romance in the workplace. But there’s a right way and a wrong way.
HR manager Steve Cohen saw that despite repeated attempts to structure a fair employee awards program, all he got was a lot of grumbling about how unfair it was. Here’s how he fixed the problem (part of an ongoing series).
When asked the question of why they’re not doing a good job, many managers have a stock reply: “It’s HR’s fault.”