Question: When I interviewed this morning for a job at a large professional services firm, the interviewer seemed skeptical that … Continue reading Can a prospective employer ask for a W-2 as proof of salary history?
If you’ve competed individually or on a team with a coach’s guidance, you’ve felt firsthand what it meant to work … Continue reading Want to be a Great Supervisor: Do a 180: Coach
Which do you believe? You can’t trust anyone in HR: they get you talking, look sympathetic, and then turn everything … Continue reading How HR Shoots Itself in the Foot
Part 6 of the “What Employees Really Want for Christmas” series): the long-lasting benefits of professional development: My employer expects … Continue reading Prove You Respect Your Employees & Their Investment in Your Company
In crisis, organizations can travel one of two routes. Route 1 heads toward and over the cliff, into powerlessness, uncertainty, … Continue reading Lead Us Through This Mess: COVID-19 Leadership Truths
Question: The three of us run a mid-sized company. Despite the pandemic, we’re doing well and growing in market share. … Continue reading Your Employees Know the Truth; Ask Them
Welcome to the strangest Christmas ever. We have hunkered down, and feel battered by COVID-19, a free-falling economy, and polarized … Continue reading What Employees Want for Christmas 2020: Someone Who “Gets It” (part 3 of a series)
“What I really wanted from my employer for Christmas,” the employee said, “Wasn’t the ham the company expediter delivered. I … Continue reading Flexibility: What Employees Want & Need for Christmas 2020 (Part 2)
A crook boss who took advantage of an employee fires him unfairly…the four legal options
Continue reading You Worked for a Crook Who Fired You Abruptly? Don’t Waste Time Badmouthing Your Ex-boss; Explore Your Legal Options.
Question: Employer’s Concern: Rash of Workers’ Compensation Claims We’re getting a rash of workers’ comp claims from our telecommuting employees. … Continue reading Suspect Telecommuting Employees of Passing Off Accidents as Covered Workers’ Compensation Injuries