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Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements


When companies lay off employees and offer them severance packages, it’s not uncommon to have them sign a non-disclosure agreement, which effectively prevents them from saying anything disparaging about the company after they leave. ” The challenge for employers is clear.

COVID-19 Reboarding Checklist

HRO Today

Many organizations are now focusing on when and how to reopen, and what changes to make before employees return to the physical workplace. Empathy is one of the essential HR leadership skills, and this is the time to shine a light on the human side of HR.


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“Education.” with Timothy Quinn and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing Timothy Quinn, a principal co-founder of Hatebase , the world’s largest repository of multilingual hate speech data. Consumer consequence.

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?


The growing strength of the Black Lives Matter movement has thrown the spotlight on instances of racism and a lack of inclusion at organisations around the world. The environment they are in is toxic.”. The post Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

“Have a WOW mentality!” With Jimi Tele

Thrive Global

I call it the WOW mentality because it means “with or without” you have to have the discernment to keep going and keep creating. This is critical because, at the beginning of your journey, no one will care about what your building as much as you. I started talking to the driver.

Keep a growth mindset” With Penny Bauder & Dr. Pallavi Tiwari

Thrive Global

Keeping a growth mindset: I learn from my students, colleagues, and even from my toddler (he teaches me to be patient) every day. Productivity becomes stagnant when you stop learning. I was good at Math and Science, so the path to obtaining an engineering degree was natural to me.

WIRTW #484 (the “happy place” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Where do you take your mind when you’re just having a bad day, when you have to deal with that employee, when a client chews you out (I know, that never happens), or when you otherwise need a mental breather from the world and all of its evil and other craziness? Like this : D-man has ALL the moves! Have you voted yet for the Worst Employer of 2017 ? Polls for the first round close on November 22. Discrimination. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog.

HR’s 2018 year in review part one


We look at the employment law rulings and legislatory changes that have been affecting UK HR teams over the past 12 months. Compliance requirements dominated the agendas for many UK organisations during the first six months of 2018. Following the abolition of tribunal fees in 2017, there has been a surge in cases making their way through employment tribunals. These cases focused on workers’ rights, contracts and the definition of these firms’ business models.

A Guide to Startup Risks and How to Manage Them


When anyone talks about startups, one of the first things that gets mentioned is the now-infamous failure rate that’s quoted in just about every tech blog and magazine; the ultimate startup statistic that 90% of them end up failing. According to the data, 90% of startups fail in general, 75% of VC-funded startups fail, and only 50% of startups will make it past their fifth year of business. The good news is that it’s a controllable and avoidable risk.

WIRTW #484 (the “what I’m listening to this week” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Had I waited a month, Hostile Work Environment would have topped the list. And while we hope that you find these cases as interesting and amusing as we do — and laugh along with us in the telling — make no mistake, we’ll also be bringing analysis and legal discussion of those cases. You cannot go wrong discussing an employee’s fear of the mark of the beast, or a company that disciplines poor performers by spanking them with yard signs. via The Tim Sackett Project.

Michael Rain of ENODI: 5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society

Thrive Global

We can get overwhelmed by the size and scope of our problems. As part of our series about ‘5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society’ I had the pleasure to interview Michael Rain. Iam the third child of two Ghanaian immigrants.