Mon.Sep 14, 2020

Building Your New Environmentally Conscious Business

Ms. Career Girl

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw an incredible change in nature. Because humans weren’t driving, the air became cleaner. Because we weren’t boating, canals became clearer. Humanity’s impact on the environment generally isn’t a positive one.

2020 156

Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not your circumstances.” ” – Unknown. Now, that’s an interesting thought for this upcoming work week, and for this entire Covid era, as well. These are tough times, in many ways, for us all.

2020 130

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Cost of Living Pay Cuts for Twitter Employees Moving from Bay Area: Valid or BS?

The HR Capitalist

By now, you're aware that hundreds or thousands of companies have announced that their white-collar jobs won't be returning to the office until 2021, and perhaps until a vaccine is approved, deployed and effective. That means people working for those companies can work anywhere.

2020 117

The CDC’s Guidelines on When Employees Can Return to Work May Surprise You

Evil HR Lady

You should always encourage sick employees to stay at home while they recover, but Covid-19 took that to a whole new level. If someone tests positive, they will be out for a good, long time, regardless of whether they are asymptomatic or land in the hospital.

2020 155

my boss suggested I stay home once I have kids

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Recently my boss (just above my immediate supervisor) called me to “share his perspective” since he knows I am getting married soon.

2020 43

when you can’t get a raise but might get the whole business

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m writing on behalf of my cousin. She is a college student who works for a couple who owns a small business.

2020 40

firing someone during a pandemic, we have to say what we spent our bonus on, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Firing someone during a pandemic. I have an employee who was placed on a PIP starting in mid-October 2019 for, among other things, being argumentative with feedback and missing deadlines.

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