Can you make your workplace happier? You bet
When your employees are happy, they are also more creative, productive, less likely to leave the company, less absent, and less conflicts at work which means more money and better product. Here are 15 ways to start reinventing your workplace.
Is office espionage legal?
From video surveillance to biometric identification, we can now collect more information than ever before about our employees but this information also create all sorts of new legal challenges. HRM looks into this legal minefield, with some surprising results.
Fired on mat leave: when is it legal?
Terminating an employee is rarely straightforward, but when the employee is on maternity leave, the issue is fraught with complexity (and legal risk). HRM looks into the legal issues for HR.
Lighter side: Six craziest last day hijinks
If you’re going to burn the bridge, why not have a bit of fun with it? Here are HC’s craziest last day hijinks.
Blackberry sued by former manager
Blackberry’s HR problems just seem to be escalating as the company faces a civil suit from a former manager they once accused of theft.
Do healthy workplaces make for healthy employees?
There’s lots of push for HR and employers to support employee health in a range of ways. But does it actually work?
Wary of ‘job-hoppers’? Fear no more
Having a series of short tenures at companies may seem like a red flag, but it turns out those applicants are just as likely to stick around
Lighter side: Unsuccessful applicant sentenced after mailing cat feces to employers
HR beware! Some job seekers are understanding when they’re rejected, while others mail cat poo to dozens of people who reject them.
What can HR learn from the CFO?
It’s all about delivering on target.
Hire an Olympian: Athletes with day jobs
It’s not all ice and snow – Olympians have to pay the bills too. So what do these athletes do with their nine to five?