Terminating an employee can be tricky, especially if the person’s been with the company for a long time and had gotten generally positive reviews for most of that tenure. But a recent court case brings good news for employers.
Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s question: What happens when an employee works overtime without getting the OK to do so?
A court recently fined one company $325,000. Why? For having an extreme jerk in the office.
The story of a bureaucrat in Japan who was suspended and demoted for offensive surfing at work provides the public (and you lucky HR Blunders readers), an opportunity to chime in on what would constitute appropriate discipline.
If recruiting strategies appear to be biased against certain groups, the consequences can be staggering. Here’s a case where a program ended up with a New York City government office footing a $21 million bill.
It’s OK to put some of the responsibility for the success of a performance review on the people being reviewed. Just try to make sure they understand that it starts with their asking the right questions. Here’s the required list of questions employees should carry into the review, and supervisors should be prepared to answer, […]
Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today: 1. The legality of using pay cuts as discipline and 2. the value of 900 numbers for reference checks.
Maybe managers’ failings aren’t always the reason performance reviews don’t go as well as they should. Maybe the problem, at least some of the time, is the employees being reviewed.
Here’s the one thing you need to look for in your next applicant.