Jane Harper

6 Leadership Tips for First-time Managers to Step Up Your Game!

Leadership - March 04, 2021

A good manager can make or break a team. For a first-time manager who has been promoted from being a part of team to be in charge of a team the responsibilities can be ov...

An Employer’s Guide to At-Will Employment: Definition, Exceptions & More

At-will employment is the foundation of American employment relations for businesses in every state. What does at-will employment mean? ...

Black History Month: Inspiration Women Leaders Who Changed the World

Leadership - February 27, 2021

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again,” is what Maya Angelou said. If you do not learn y...

5 Rules for Workplace Friendships

Workplace Culture - February 19, 2021

A workplace is a throbbing place where people meet deadlines, rushing targets, working, and chasing career growth. Amongst all these, some colleagues become workplace bud...

The Weingarten Card

Tools & Technology - February 17, 2021

A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court ruled that every employee represented by any labor union and are summoned for an investigatory meeting can ask for ...

Norway’s Wealthiest Sovereign Fund Pushes For Gender Equality on Company Boards

Featured - February 15, 2021

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, one of the world’s largest oil investment fund with $1.3 trillion in assets, wants more diversity and gender equality reflected on the...

FFCRA Regulations for Virus-Related Illnesses

Tools & Technology - February 14, 2021

The Family and Medical Leave Act came out with certain new provisions under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for virus-related illnesses. The FMLA cove...

Explaining Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Employee Benefits - February 11, 2021

The Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a proper provision entrusted by the United States and prohibits workplace discrimination in virtually almost every employ...

30 Useful Performance Review Phrases

Uncategorized - February 08, 2021

Performance reviews are an essential tool in giving employee feedback and determining areas of improvement and excellence.  No manager actually enjoys doing performance ...

Working Mother Rights: What moms need to know

Employee Benefits - February 05, 2021

Working mothers are now the breadwinners for 40 percent of American households with children under 18 years of age. In order to meet work needs, personal and familial obl...

The Dos and Dont’s of Job References

Interviews - January 28, 2021

When you are writing a resume, you want to tick all the necessary boxes. Be it spellings, title, vocabulary, grammar, your qualifications and your ability to do the job r...

Some Resume Action Verbs That Showcase Your Talent

Interviews - January 27, 2021

Spruce up your resume with these powerful action verbs. When writing job descriptions, always use action verbs to describe your responsibilities and accomplishments. ...

The right time to make a career switch

Featured - January 23, 2021

If you have ever sat at your work desk and wondered what am I doing here, then it is definitely time to make a career switch. ...

Q&A With Jane: My boss publicly criticized me in an email to our whole office

Q & A with Jane - January 17, 2021

The brutal and straightforward answers to HR-related queries and concerns. Hi Jane! I recently got a new job within the same organization. The HR personnel is handling th...

7 Signs of a Toxic Workplace

Workplace Culture - January 15, 2021

What is worse is that a toxic work culture is contagious, and it seeps into other places of your life—at home, amongst colleagues, and even your health. ...

SoftBank accuses ex-employee of leaking 5G secrets

Featured - January 13, 2021

Corporate fraud and stealing of trade secrets are common accusations in Silicon Valley, but such crimes are rare and unusual in Japan. ...