Communication, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Leadership, New Hire, Recruiting

#HRHorrorStories – Day 5 – And The Award Goes To….

If you have been following the #HRHorrorStories that were shared on #DTHR last week, you were probably thinking "yep, I've had that happen to me" or "I've had a similar experience." Those of us that have been in the field for a while think that we've heard it all! Well, get ready cause I'm willing… Continue reading #HRHorrorStories – Day 5 – And The Award Goes To….

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Employee Relations, Human Resources, Leadership, Performance

#HRHorrorStories – Day 4 – Jobseeker No-No’s and Policy Pitfalls

Each day this week #DTHR's #HRHorrorStories has enlightened us to more and more "you won't believe this" stories that happen on a daily basis in HR and have shaped how we do business. And in sharing these stories, we hope that others will learn too. Day 4 of this series was no different. We went… Continue reading #HRHorrorStories – Day 4 – Jobseeker No-No’s and Policy Pitfalls

Communication, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Leadership, New Hire, Performance, Recruiting

#HRHorrorStories Day 3 – Extra Pay & Bad-Mouthing Co-Workers

Continuing the series of #HRHorrorStories on #DTHR, we talked more about some of those common everyday mistakes employees - and managers - can make that can cause real headaches! We have all had that dream....and even joked with the Payroll Manager about doing it...of finding those mistaken "extra zeroes" at the end of your paycheck.… Continue reading #HRHorrorStories Day 3 – Extra Pay & Bad-Mouthing Co-Workers

Employee Relations, Human Resources, Leadership

#HRHorrorStories – Day 2 – Bathrooms, Bomb Threats & HR Safety

If you have worked in HR, you have had your share of stories that most people will never believe. Day 2 of Drive Thru HR's #HRHorrorStories reminded many people of this fact but also the lessons we learn from each other. Our first story involved an employee injury that took place in the company restroom.… Continue reading #HRHorrorStories – Day 2 – Bathrooms, Bomb Threats & HR Safety

Communication, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Leadership, Performance

#HRHorrorStories – Day 1 – Your Employees & The Internet

This week on Drive Thru HR (#DTHR), the topic is HR horror stories…those incidents and events that not only left us speechless but also spurred changes and policies in the workplace. On Day 1, the topic of discussion centered around employees use of the Internet at work – more specifically, visiting inappropriate sites while on… Continue reading #HRHorrorStories – Day 1 – Your Employees & The Internet

Communication, Employee Relations, Leadership

Yes, Your Company Needs a “Snow Day Policy”

Growing up in Chicago, I have seen my share of blizzards.  Just last night we had one that dropped 20 inches on the city, making it the 5th largest snowfall to date.  Other areas have seen their share this season as well, especially those on the East Coast.  Are we “equipped” to deal with such… Continue reading Yes, Your Company Needs a “Snow Day Policy”