Jane Harper

How to Answer: “What is your greatest achievement?” interview question

Interviews - August 04, 2020

Practice, clarity and professional achievement that can be quantified in terms of return on investment or data that supports your decision, is a good way to answer the ac...

8 Signs You’re the Boss’s Favorite Employee

Favoritism is a common phenomenon in any workplace environment, and there are a few signs to determine if you are your boss’s favourite as well. ...

Your Due Diligence HR Compliance Checklist

This year’s continuing focus on the pandemic and growing concerns over business disruptions means your company needs to make sure its HR policies and procedures cover a...

#KuToo: Time’s up for mandatory high heels at work

One in 10 Japanese companies force women to wear make-up and high heels at work, research finds amid growing and vocal movements against the nation’s sexist dress code ...

7 major types of pre-employment tests to screen applicants

Interviews - July 13, 2020

By implementing pre-employment assessment tests, employers can gather relevant, reliable candidate-related information and make an objective hiring decision. ...

Crisil says $160 million loss due to H1B Visa change marginal for Indian IT firms

Featured - July 08, 2020

The H1B visa suspension by the US government will cost Indian IT firms  $160 million and have a marginal 0.25-0.30 percent impact on their profitability, CRISIL, a domes...

Q&A With Jane: I’m putting longer hours at work remotely

Q & A with Jane - July 04, 2020

COVID-19 spread is challenging day-to-day life in unprecedented ways. All sections of society – including employees and employers – should play a vital role to protec...

Can I be forced to return to work during Coronavirus?

Q & A with Jane - July 01, 2020

‘Do I have to go back to work?’ The question is on everyone’s mind these days. As some states across the nation reopen, more workers are being asked to ...

How to deliver the news of furloughs and layoffs

Compensation - June 29, 2020

Two months ago Ruth Newman, HR manager, thought she could avoid laying off the 10 percent of their workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Little did she knows that sever...

H1B and Other Temporary Visa Grants Suspended Till 2022

Featured - June 23, 2020

The United States President signed an executive order banning temporary work visas and green cards for all foreigners, till 2020-end. The US President Donal Trump, after...

6 Virtual Team Building Activities

Virtual team building is a way of collaborating remote teams. Virtual team-building activities help the team sustain deeper bonds by creating a collaborative environment ...

Top HR Certifications in 2020

Education - June 12, 2020

An HR professional needs to keep the “resources” working at organizations like maintaining a record of attendance, office policies, and many other principles that fal...

PPP Norms and Regulations for Fund Eligibility and Forgiveness

Featured - June 05, 2020

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has threatened the livelihood of many small and medium enterprises. The lockdown has led to small offices, factories, retailers, hotelier...

Phone Interview Tips To Get You To The Next Round

Interviews - May 31, 2020

If you think the phone screening round matters less, you’re wrong. You’ll still need to make a great first impression on the phone in order to get that job offer. To ...

Common Examples of Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

There are occasions, however, when an organization comes across display of unethical behavior in the workplace. According to a survey conducted by the Washington, D.C.-ba...

IBM Layoffs: Thousands Lose Jobs as Big Blue Swings the Axe

Featured - May 22, 2020

IBM is cutting an unspecified number of jobs in its first major workforce reduction under the new chief executive office Arvind Krishna. Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM said in a ...