How Leaders Can Fix a Negative Company Culture

Guest post from Chris Dyer:When company culture fails, it’s usually on one of two planes: the work environment has gone rotten, or the way in which work is transacted has deteriorated. The two realms are linked, though, so once one aspect has been infected with negativity, the other one may well catch the disease.Business leaders…

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Wait, what?!? We’ve got ANOTHER coronavirus-related lawsuit where THE PLAINTIFF IS A LAWYER.

Image Credit: publicdomainvectors.org (Public Domain) Earlier this month, I told you about an attorney who claimed that her former employer wrongfully discharged her for refusing to violate a stay-at-home order. Now, we’ve got another lawyer plaintiff, this time claiming that his former employer fired him for taking FMLA leave when he contracted COVID-19. But before…

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Interviews: Favorite Questions to Get the Best Answers

I think everyone has a few interview questions that they really like to ask every candidate. I know I do. My favorite interview question is, “Tell me about a time that you had to work with someone you did not personally like.” Another one is “Tell me about a time when you had to support…

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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e15 – Is Your Company Ready for RTW?

In episode 15 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee and Kris Dunn come together to discuss Tim’s extravagant Southern Utah adventure, return to work plans, Twitter’s WFH forever proclamation, and Microsoft Teams. The team discusses the different return to work plans and ideas, new office norms, and a potential boom in…

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OSHA wants your company to record COVID-19 illness at work. But, it’s not as harsh as may seem.

U.S. Government/Gobierno de los Estados Unidos / Public domain The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing OSHA’s COVID-19 requirements. Among them, its enforcement policy for recording cases of coronavirus. Here’s what your business needs to know: Under OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements, coronavirus is a recordable illness,…

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Glassdoor Says I’m Worth 8K Per Year…

Damn you, Glassdoor!   Quit toying with me. I have enough s##t going on without you cratering my expected value. A couple of years ago we were recruiting software sales pros at Kinetix and SF was a target market. So I used my Glassdoor account to confirm that the Bay area was an expensive place to…

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