Jane Harper

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. ...

How to show appreciation to mentor?

Q & A with Jane - January 08, 2021

Dear Jane, Eight years ago, I landed an entry level job at a company in an industry that I had no knowledge of. The manager who hired me was a VP and took me under his pe...

Regards? Or is it ‘Thanks’? Here are the worst email mistakes

Featured - January 06, 2021

From cringey sign offs to annoying email faux pas, these are the worst email mistakes everyone makes. ...

California employers face new employment laws in 2021.

Tools & Technology - January 04, 2021

As we approach another year, California employers should reexamine their employee handbook to ensure that it is up to date. Unless it was revised recently, it’s most li...

Virtual Holiday Party Ideas Everyone Will Love!

Workplace Culture - December 18, 2020

The pandemic has forced people to embrace the virtual as the norm—be it work, or conducting everyday life chores. So when it comes to holding the annual holiday office...

Checklist for HR Department: A Step by Step Guide

Tools & Technology - December 16, 2020

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How to Manage an Insecure Boss

Workplace Culture - December 07, 2020

Struggling with everyday human resources challenges? Subscribe to the fastest-growing HR magazine to receive expert tips and tricks. ...

Microsoft’s “Productivity Score” Feature Enables Workplace Surveillance

Featured - November 30, 2020

American tech giant Microsoft has come under fire for rolling out its new “Productivity Score” feature this month, an odd tool that allows bosses to track workers’ ...

‘Where Do You See Yourself Five Years From Now’: How To Answer This Tricky Question?

Recruitment - November 21, 2020

This question is tricky and a common question. Know how to answer this when the HR traps you with it! ...

A List of Strengths and Weakness for Job Interviews

Interviews - November 14, 2020

Learn tried and tested interview tips and tricks here at the nation’s fastest-growing human resources magazines, The HR Digest. ...

Telltale Signs of Burnout at Work

Employee Benefits - November 12, 2020

Struggling with everyday human resources challenges? Subscribe to the fastest-growing HR magazine to receive expert tips and tricks. ...

Proposition 22 Pass Gives Uber and Lyft New Gig Economy Model to Perpetuate

Featured - November 09, 2020

Learn about the latest gig economy news and updates here at leading one of the leading HR magazines, The HR Digest. ...

How to network during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Q & A with Jane - October 04, 2020

“I am unsure of how I should network during the pandemic while also maintaining social distancing.” ...