Jane Harper

Union Prospect pushes for ‘Right to Disconnect’ policy in the UK

Featured - April 19, 2021

A poll conducted by Opinium found that two-thirds of workers currently working remotely supported the proposed “Right to Disconnect” policy and wanted the UK to follo...

5 ways to foster motivation in employees

Employee Benefits - April 17, 2021

When you have a workforce that eagerly anticipates the end of Friday and rushing out the office door and sighs morosely on Mondays before entering the office, then you ha...

How to know if a company has work-life balance?

Q & A with Jane - April 07, 2021

Dear Jane, I am currently working in a job that requires me to work beyond the contracted hours every week. This is common in my industry where young workers are expected...

Multi-tasking is detrimental to mental health and profession

Featured - March 28, 2021

The work-from-home situation due to the prolonged lockdowns resulting from the Pandemic means many are now increasingly seeing the home-life and work boundaries blurring....

Goldman Sachs CEO speaks in support of junior bankers’ woes of workplace abuse

Featured - March 24, 2021

In a message to his staff across the globe, David Solomon, the CEO of Goldman Sachs, came out in support of junior bankers who had complained of excessive work hours and ...

5 Signs Your Interview Went Well

Interviews - March 16, 2021

Weeks after the interview, you haven’t heard from the company yet. So, the question now is: what are the signs your job interview went well? ...

7 Key Hiring Trends For 2021

Recruitment - March 11, 2021

The pandemic year was challenging for recruiters. As virtual recruiting and onboarding a remote workforce became the norm, the recruitment landscape had to adapt to the r...

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 ...