Adobe bids adieu to performance reviews
HRM talks to Adobe’s HR chief about why and how they ditched performance reviews in favor of ongoing check-ins
Security guard’s holiday request goes viral
An email mix-up led to an employee’s holiday request going viral and spawning its own Twitter campaign.
The health risks of desk jobs: What can HR do?
A new survey reinforces the health risks facing people in desk jobs, including weight gain, vitamin deficiency and eye strain. What can HR do to turn around the trends?
Eating without silverware: why professional development is vital to business success
Leadership trainer and author Kyle Willkom shares what he's learned about HR from dining etiquette
The most puzzling social recruiting campaign we’ve ever seen
This security agency is offering lessons in finding the right talent. Its approach might be ingenious, or just utterly confusing - either way you need to see this.
Lighter side: Nonsensical tweets land exec in hot water
Tweeting insults about colleagues, even nonsensical ones, is a sure-fire way to land yourself in trouble, as former PayPal director of strategy Rakesh Agrawal discovered.
Another Twitter disaster, another HR lesson
Here’s another reason why HR needs to be involved in the social media process, if only to arrange training and establish good policies.
Fired for “shaming Canadians”?
A Canadian contributor to CNN news coverage was fired from his day job for tardiness… and bringing shame to our nation.
PS I love you: Office worker’s secret revealed in farewell email
Instead of the traditional farewell message, one departing IT employee took his final message to his 1,000 colleagues as an opportunity to reveal a deep dark secret.
How not to respond to job seekers
A scathing email rejection from the host of an online job bank to a job seeker has gone viral and is serving as a timely reminder how haunting social media can be.