I’m going on one. I am taking a vacation from the internet. So, I shall miss all of you. I’ve sworn to my family that I won’t even check my e-mail. We’ll see if I last.
We pre-employment drug screen all applicants. Manager started someone, against my better judgment, before we got drug screen results. Of course, came back positive for Marijuana. Manager told applicant to stay home today, but this manager is in love with this applicant and wants to make exception to
I got the following comment on my post on networking: Stop naming it networking, call it nepotism. Hiring people based on who they know is unprofessional. I work in HR and someone’s recommendation means squat, I have enough of a brain to evaluate skills and not relationships. If
I’ve been reading your wonderful blog for a while, so I’m hoping you and/or your readers can come up with some helpful suggestions. I’ve been working at the same medium-sized company for 15years. My current manager is getting ready to retire within the next 2 years. He supervises
I have often been told that employers hire people they know to fill positions before they pick someone qualified for the position. Is this true? if so are there companies that prohibit the hiring of friends of friends and relatives of relatives? Sure, lots of companies prohibit the
We are a very small company and, up until now, haven’t had a need for anything more than a vacation policy. Recently, I have been placed in charge of creating a sick leave policy or PTO policy. My research has lead me to wonder about the legality of
I was issued a written warning for failure to use the proper channels to report a complaint, referencing a policy from the handbook. This stems from a private conversation I had with another manager regarding how my boss/hostile environment is making me sick. The other manager was concerned