Can we please discuss the employee termination experience?

The way we terminate employees deserves attention too.  And respect.  Even though an employee is leaving, they’re still a person and they should be treated as such.  After nearly 20 years in HR, I’ve learned a few important points on how employee terminations should be handled: 1. Terminations are not solely HR’s responsibility – I … Continue reading Can we please discuss the employee termination experience?

Debunking Workplace Myths

The nervous nellies, the blamers, the finger pointers – you know who I’m talking about.  Those employees/co-workers who display bad behaviors because they are traumatized from previous experience.  You can spot them a mile away.  They are constantly playing the game of CYA.  It’s sad, really.  Why do employees feel this way at work?  I’ll … Continue reading Debunking Workplace Myths

$15.00 Minimum Wage – It’s Time to Take Drastic Measures

The title’s a little dramatic but I wanted to get your attention.  President Joe Biden addressed the American people two weeks ago and outlined the beginning of his initial priorities as he takes office.  One of the key issues is the federal minimum wage – the proposal is to increase to $15.00 per hour.  While … Continue reading $15.00 Minimum Wage – It’s Time to Take Drastic Measures