Dear ReWorker: Universities are going digital. Does this mean that MOOCs, training courses and independently gained skills are just as good as the university experience? Should we change our hiring criteria?
Evil HR Lady
Rumors can send people into a panic. Additionally, some people are super nervous about exposure to Covid-19 that even if they don’t meet the Centers for Disease Control’s definition of exposed, they are concerned if they’ve had any peripheral contact with someone who tested positive. So, naturally, businesses want
I am currently wrongful being accused of sexual assault that never happened and I am currently suspended. I am being investigated even though my supervisor nor the HR department never even talked to me about the situation. I have text messages, eyewitnesses, and can even get video recorded evidence
Brenda Neckvatal and I are back! We took August off because we wanted to pretend we were Europeans.
Come join us as we talk about what managers need to know, and we’ve added a question segment! Listen to me and Brenda answer questions with no preparation.
There have been some big headline news stories recently about the humble job of an employee relations person. Did you miss them? You probably didn’t — -just didn’t think about how HR and employee relations plays a significant role and could have made a real difference, especially in one area:
After working from home since late March due to COVID, my employer informed all employees on August 18th that we were expected to return to the office on August 24th.
If we decided we needed to continue to work from home, we would do so with a 20%
Offspring #1 cat sits. She’s very, very good at it. People will say, “oh my cat is shy and you probably won’t see him the entire time we’re gone,” and within 2 minutes, the cat is purring on her lap.
Now, with any business–even a teenager’s cat sitting one–there
Ellen DeGeneres is nice. Of course, she is. It’s her persona. She’s always doing nice things for people and she is so personable and funny. It stands to reason that her staff loves her just as much as her fans do.
But, that isn’t what’s been in the news
This morning I went for a cup of tea (ginger lemon) with someone I met on LinkedIn. A true networking meeting.
And it was a networking meeting. We discussed careers and what we could do to better ourselves. She asked how I diversified my client list, and I shared
I’ve worked as a branch manager at a large bank for ten years. About five weeks ago, my branch was verbally notified that our branch would be closing in just over 90 days (customer notice of 90 days is required).
I was verbally told they want to keep
When I was an undergraduate political science student at Brigham Young University, a new professor just transferred in from Princeton. We asked him what the difference was between BYU students and Princeton students. His answer?
Everyone at BYU is so busy! Everyone works! People are married with children.
During the coronavirus pandemic, my employees have all worked remotely. When restrictions are eased, how should I respond to those who want to continue to work remotely? And what can I do to help ease their concerns as they do return?
To read my answer, click here: How You