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Q. We have an employee who has been a constant source of drama and complaints within her department. When her manager sat down with her recently to discuss a confrontation she had with another co-worker, she “casually” mentioned that she has been trying to get pregnant, and “wonders if the stress of the job” could be the reason she has been unable to conceive. What are we supposed to do now?
How you reject applicants can mean the difference between applicants still having a positive impression of your organization, versus coming away with hurt feelings or even giving them incentive to take you to court on discrimination claims. A well-crafted rejection letter is the safest route.
It’s smart for a business to keep a loyal cadre of stupid people at work, according to two Swedish researchers. They contend that “functional stupidity” is actually essential to getting things done in plenty of organizations.
Here’s a reminder that you need to document disciplinary and workplace problems for temporary contract employees, too. It doesn’t matter that they know they only have a job for a set period of time.
Working from home may not be the norm at many companies, but almost every employee these days is “homing from work.” A new survey says 93% of us take time out of the workday to handle personal business.
You were probably attracted to HR because you want to help people. It’s in your nature to do so. But be careful not to become too attached to helping employees. It could actually hurt your career.
More than half of workers (55%) consider themselves overweight, and 41% have gained weight at their present jobs, according to a survey by Careerbuilder.com. Help employees manage their weight and stay healthy this summer by passing along these simple tips:
Deloitte is redefining what “inclusion” means in its workforce. The professional services giant in March launched the Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion to “expand the understanding of inclusion” by disrupting the “traditional views of diversity and work/life fit.”
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Women gained more than twice as many jobs than men did in May, a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals. Women have regained 83% of the jobs they lost during the recession; men have regained just 65%.