Sexual harassment of HR director blamed for sudden resignation
It wasn’t public at the time. But now, the sexual harassment of a HR director is being blamed for the resignation of a former US public servant.
HR guru backtracks on ‘best friend’ engagement test
Do your employees form best friendships at work? If so, great, but you shouldn’t really care any more, says global HR guru.
Taco Bell ‘breaking bad’ as suspect employees flaunt the law
Taco Bell is putting out public relations fires all over the US, after multiple employees hit headlines for showing their disrespect for the law.
Netflix, unlimited parental leave, and the world’s new HR star
Netflix’s chief talent officer has become an instant hit among employees around the world, after announcing a shift in the company’s maternity leave policy.
HR leaders damned for awkward whistleblower reactions
HR’s best and brightest have a weak spot according to new research, which shows the function is failing to prepare well for whistleblowers.
Oil giant locks out workers as feud intensifies
Hundreds of workers at ExxonMobil’s Australian affiliate have been prevented from attending work due to a dispute over conditions.
Honest HR manager fired for following rules, lawsuit claims
A HR manager has filed a lawsuit claiming she was fired from her previous employer for the strangest of reasons: following the rules.
Female banking CEO’s leadership advice: ‘Start liking people'
Do you really like the ‘richness, variety and ambiguity’ of your company’s people? Because that’s the thing this CEO says it takes to be a leader.
Outside-the-box thinking sees firm choose highly unusual recruit
The ability to handle riots was just one accomplishment on this candidate’s CV, before he became a perfect example of how to hire from outside the box.
Working mothers vindicated as ‘maternity paranoia’ backed by data
New mothers returning to work are often being sidelined, made redundant, harassed or discouraged from flexibility at work, new findings show.