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 104

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

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

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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There aren't enough blog posts about gender inequality

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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.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

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