Priyansha Mistry

The Right Way to Thrive in the Gig Economy

In 2010, it was estimated that within a decade more than 40 percent of the American workforce, or 60 million people, would be independent workers. We are on track: figure...

Ask the Expert: Is Workplace Hugging Sexual Harassment?

Sigmund Freud himself identified love and work as the cornerstones of humanness. But drop the L word at the office and minds go to garish affairs, sobbing in the bathroom...

Employees Speak Out Against Facebook’s ‘Hunger Games’ Employee Review Process

Featured - January 10, 2019

Grades aren’t everything! But apparently, employees at Facebook would disagree with this sentiment. According to a CNBC report published on Tuesday, former Facebook emp...

Boston named ‘Best City to Find a Job’

Featured - January 08, 2019

Your chances of getting employment may be directly affected by where you live. That’s what a recent study by Movinga suggests, anyway. Using data from Organization for ...

Wishing Care Workers Everywhere a Merry Christmas!

Workplace Culture - December 13, 2018

In an ideal world, everything would be closed on Christmas Day. Many of you, I believe, will spend the day opening tinselly presents, watching wonderfully imaginative hol...

What Are The Rules For Hugging At Work?

Workplace Culture - December 11, 2018

Disgraced Ted Baker founder Ray Kelvin, under fire for giving unwanted hugs to employees, will take a leave of absence from the company following fresh “serious allegat...

Big Words Make You Sound Stupid : Big Smart Words

Leadership - November 28, 2018

Using big and flowery language, and using it often to sound intelligent, will only end up making you look foolish instead. It’s good to emphasize what you know when you...

“I Got Fired For Getting Plastered At the Office Holiday Party”

Workplace Culture - November 27, 2018

At this time of the year, there’s plenty of advice out there on stocking fillers and budget presents for your coworkers. Is there any advice on how to keep your dignity...

How Can I Find Seasonal Jobs Hiring Immediately?

Recruitment - November 26, 2018

Picture a ski resort in the middle of the holiday season. Or, a Macy’s store in December. It’s that time of the year when many industries are getting in on the hiring...

What Experts Say: HR Should Allow Cyber Monday Shopping At Work

Workplace Culture - November 24, 2018

To frugal shoppers, Cyber Monday is the answer to Black Friday, without the hassle of the traffic, the long times, and the potential of being trampled by a crowd of overz...

This Black Friday, Don’t Forget Following OSHA’s Crowd Management Guidelines

Leadership - November 23, 2018

Crowd-related injuries during the holiday season’s major sale events such as Black Friday have increased during recent years. A decade ago, a Wal-Mart worker died at th...

OSHA to Retailers: Make Black Friday Safer for Workers

Featured - November 23, 2018

Is a $20 Black Friday bargain worth trampling a worker who earns $9 an hour? In 2008, at a Long Island Wal-Mart, over 2,000 people trampled into the store five minutes be...

Incredibly Entertaining Office Thanksgiving Party Ideas!

Workplace Culture - November 22, 2018

Enough with the holiday-week grind. How about a proper, office Thanksgiving party? At The HR Digest, we have a rule that says Thanksgiving should be more than sumptuous T...

LinkedIn is Snapchat now, kinda

Featured - November 21, 2018

On Tuesday, the world’s most popular business and employment-oriented platform borrowed a major feature from teenagers’ favorite social network. LinkedIn launched a n...

Japan Changes Immigration Policy to Accept Blue Collar Workers

Featured - November 19, 2018

More than 345,000 blue-collar foreign workers are expected to join Japan’s workforce within a five-year period under a new working visa system starting fiscal 2019. The...

Easy Ways To Improve Employee Productivity

Leadership - November 17, 2018

Since the industrial revolution days, companies and economists have been after means of increasing productivity. While economists seek this increase by means of better po...