Open workspaces are becoming more popular, especially in high technology industries. Robert Half published an article, “Open Debate: Many Companies Move Toward Open Vs. Private Workspaces” that summarizes the pros and cons of each set up. The majority (56 percent) of human resources managers whose companies have changed their workspaces
A recent survey (https://www.bna.com/survey-38-employers-n73014451081/) found that 38% of U.S. employers offer paid parental leave and that the average amount of time off offered was 4.1 weeks.
This benefit is being offered more commonly due to weak federal and state laws supporting working families. But,
You went to dinner at your favorite restaurant and were dreaming all morning about the leftovers that you brought to work. Or, you spent all day Sunday cooking and preparing your lunches for the week. However, when you go to the office refrigerator to enjoy your meal, you realize it
HR investigations can be complex and are most certainly emotionally charged for both those making the complaint and for the accused. If you or someone you know has ever made an official complaint to HR, I will try to give you a general overview of what is involved.
I received the following question from a reader this week:
I was recently placed on a 60-day PIP (Performance Improvement Plan). If I am not successful and am terminated, will I still be eligible for unemployment benefits?
Yes. Generally, when your employer decides that you are not performing up to