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
If I could choose one skillset that I have not mastered yet in my career so far, it would be office politics. I dislike politics for so many reasons: the manipulation, butt-kissing, stealing credit, publicly pointing out others’ inadequacies, favoritism, and so on can be hard to watch. Yet, I
A lawmaker in New York City has proposed legislation that would fine companies who required employees to connect electronically after hours. No other city in the United States has a law similar to this.
If a private organization has 10 or more employees, the Right to Disconnect Bill would ban
You are working nights and weekends. You are regularly behind by at least 100 e-mails in your inbox. Your desk is a mess. Your day is spent running from one meeting to the next and getting nothing accomplished. You feel like there is never enough time to get all your
Over the years, I have been fortunate to report to a variety of functions including the CEO, VP of HR, HR Director, and HR Managers.
When I apply to new jobs, I am always curious to know who the hiring manager is. I take pause if the hiring manager works