Sat.Feb 09, 2019

Swiss Saturday: The Passive Aggressive Note

Evil HR Lady

A couple of days ago, a neighbor placed the above note in our mailbox. Here’s a rough translation (as I’m not a professional translator). Dear Lucas Family, Is it too difficult to walk through the house before you go to bed (and turn all the lights off)?

Why You Are Not Allowed to Work from Home

CakeHR

Most studies into the workforce, dating as early as the 1980s, predicted that white-collar employees would be working from home by now. The prediction has not come true. Why is that? Well, there are tons of reasons why work from home programs are challenged by employees all over the board.

Does Everyone on Your Team Know the Goals?

Business2Community Leadership

Transparency in business leadership is critical. When leaders are transparent, they build trust and credibility. Their teams generally have a more favorable view of them, as well as the company as a whole. Transparency encourages open communication, problem-solving, and respect.

Study 103

Are You Working With People or Through People?

Government Executive

When you don’t have total control, you have to have influence. Management - Executive Coach

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Knowing this One Truth Saved My Friend’s Job (and It Could Save Yours)

Evil HR Lady

A couple of weeks ago, I got a call from a friend. She was in a panic: her husband’s boss told him he had the option of being bumped down to an intern or resigning. The intern job came with intern level pay and responsibility , of course. They placed a legal document in front of him and begrudgingly gave him 24 hours to sign it, or he would be fired. Now, this took place in Switzerland, and my friends are also expats.

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Your Future Self Will Thank You For This

Thrive Global

“If I were to realize that door A, B, or C all lead to a lot of heartache and pain, but you know, A was what I really want, well, why not just choose A?” Mike Herrera, founder of MxPx (via Ryan Holiday ) Last summer I wrapped up another intake of the Career Change Accelerator I teach in London.

How to Handle Employee Gossip?

HR Digest

Employee gossip in the workplace is a very common issue despite not having any real positive effect in the workplace. In the worst case, a small group of workplace gossipers can seriously impede a company's morale. Even in its comparatively harmless case, it’s a huge time waster and can spread as fast as a bad cold. To stamp out gossip among employees is practically impossible, but it can be curtailed. There are a few steps in handling the act before it disrupts the workplace culture.

3 Ways To Attract, Recruit, And Retain Millennial Talent

Thrive Global

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash It’s no secret that Generation X’ers and Boomers have struggled to build relationships with Millennials. At home or in the workplace, Millennials have built the reputation of being hard to please and impossible to understand.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

France Releases Decree on Annual Pay Gap Reporting

DCI Consulting

In September, 2018, France enacted a law to address the gender pay gap. The law introduced new obligations for companies to report any pay gaps and all the steps taken to mitigate those gaps. Recently, the French government issued Decree 2019-15 outlining the methods to use to calculate and address the pay gap as well as providing additional guidelines for disclosure. Pay Equity