Employees should be able to occasionally reconsider decisions they make at work without fear. But what if they change their minds just because they’re under pressure from others?
Leadership & Strategy
We asked 633 HR managers how many of their employees have entered active duty in the last two years. They replied:
Do you wear the safety hat at your company, too? Ever wonder whether your efforts are hitting home? A satirical piece in the mock-newspaper, The Onion, may have a kernel of truth when it comes to how employees view company safety programs.
The anonymous note posted in a public place meant for everyone to read: It’s a workplace tradition. And in the camera phone and Internet age, it’s now possible to share these notes with the whole world.
You’ve heard about these cases before: An employee is collecting disability payments, but someone sees him doing heavy yard work or playing pick-up basketball. This case from Wales takes those scams one step further.
The good news about job descriptions is that they lay out exactly what the person should be doing. The bad news is that an error in a job description can turn into evidence in a courtroom.
Give that boss some Bean-O! And his unfortunate former employee could’ve used a gas mask.
HR exec Spencer Kupferman found that every time it looked like he was about to land a prize recruit, a bigger company – and a bigger salary – pulled the recruit away, until Kupferman came up with a novel approach (part of an ongoing series).
He’d been hoping for an old pair of boots. Instead he got a luxury car worth $60,000.