In yesterday’s Advisor attorney Elijah Yip covered the first two S’s of social media management, Search and Speech; today, Surveillance and Secrets, plus we announce a timely webinar that will show you how to maximize the effectiveness of your job descriptions.
It’s that time again, for CareerBuilder’s survey on extraordinary employee excuses for being late.
From wild animals on the loose, to missing milk, these excuses will have you scratching you HR head.
Most jobs will give workers a headache once in a while. But a hair-raising job highlighted in a new series of articles on workplace pain gives discomfort in the scalp, neck, and shoulders—and the danger of falling 35 feet to the ground!
In the pain.com original Web series “Pain in Unique Work Places,” Documenting Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Tips, and Prevention Techniques from Unusual Professions,” readers get a glimpse into the pain suffered in unique areas of employment.
Yesterday’s Advisor discussed laying the groundwork for firing; today, the dangers of inconsistency and retaliation, plus an introduction to the unique guide just for smaller—or even one-person—HR departments.
The list of dangers that employers face in firing employees is seemingly endless. How can you safely fire a poor performer who’s pregnant, who’s on medical leave, or who just filed a workers’ compensation claim? What about the employee with the perpetually bad attitude who also happens to be trying to organize your workforce or complaining about discrimination?
If you, like me, were one of the tens of millions of people who watched the Academy Awards Sunday night, you saw a celebration of excellence in a profession. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded in 1927. And, according to its website, “one of the first Academy committees was Awards of Merit. The first Academy Awards were officially presented at a black-tie dinner at the Roosevelt on May 16, 1929, honoring achievements between August 1, 1927 and July 31, 1928.”