Wed.Apr 07, 2021

Amazon, People Practices and Cancel Culture.

The HR Capitalist

Read the news and it's easy to fall into the trap of what I like to call "Amazon is Bad" and its close cousin, "The Amazon Mob.". Where can you find such news? Simple! Just tune into mainstream media, where all the usual suspects are ready to pile onto Amazon for a number of issues.

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4 unique interview questions to help you find the best employees

Evil HR Lady

Interviewing is a difficult task, and most hiring managers don’t do it very often – so they don’t have time to get good at it. But, asking unique interview questions can help you better evaluate candidates to land someone with the proper knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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can I ignore a toxic employee who’s leaving, warning candidates about weirdness in our hiring, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, can I ignore a toxic employee who’s leaving, warning candidates about weirdness in our hiring, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I ignore a toxic employee during her last few days?

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I was offered a job, not given much time for an answer, and then things went south

Ask a Manager

This post, I was offered a job, not given much time for an answer, and then things went south , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Last week I was offered a job at a big government agency after a six-week interview process.

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is a salary request 40% over the max enough to rescind an offer?

Ask a Manager

This post, is a salary request 40% over the max enough to rescind an offer? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: We recently made an offer to a candidate and I wanted to get your thoughts on what you would have done in this situation. Throughout the process, the recruiter shared the salary band and that the maximum was not flexible, and the candidate confirmed the amount that worked for them multiple times.

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my boss won’t leave me alone when I’m sick or on vacation

Ask a Manager

This post, my boss won’t leave me alone when I’m sick or on vacation , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Every time I have ever had a day off, whether it is a scheduled vacation day or a day I’ve had to call out sick, my boss calls and texts me with questions, many, many times throughout the day. It wouldn’t be bothersome if his questions were ones that only I would know the answer to, but they are not.

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