HR News

Workaholic Americans Are Not Taking Vacation Days: Are You One of Them?

In 1971, American psychologist Wayne Oates wrote “Confessions of a Workaholic: The Facts about Work Addiction,” adding a word to the American lexicon; the Oxford Engl...

Starbucks Once Again Sets The Precedent As The Most Progressive Company In The World

Featured - April 18, 2018

Many believe racial training programs the corporate version of, “But I have a black friend”. While some say unconscious bias training at work would accomplish little ...

Africa’s Largest Architecture Practice Pledges to Take Action on Gender Diversity

Featured - April 16, 2018

Africa’s largest architecture practice, Boogertman + Partners has responded to its Move the Needle Initiative by promising to tackle gender pay gap. According to th...

Facebook’s Head of Security is Leaving Amid Data Scandal

Featured - March 21, 2018

As Facebook scandal increasingly become more dooming, the departure of its Chief Security Officer (CSO), Alex Stamos is looking inevitable as a result of internal dispute...

Foster + Partner Releases Gender Pay Gap Report and the Numbers are Not Surprising

Featured - March 08, 2018

In 2017 the UK government made it mandatory for employers with 250 or more employees to publish their gender pay gap report on their respective public-facing websites. Th...

Iceland Mandates Equal Pay Law To Break Down Last of The Gender Barriers in The Workplace

Featured - January 04, 2018

Iceland has taken a monumental step in its attempt to close the gender pay gap. A new law makes equal pay for equal work a must in the country – regardless of gender, e...

Communicate And Train To Retain Top Performing Employees

Employee Benefits - December 15, 2017

No business works just because the boss is good. In order for the company to flourish, they must recruit good employees whose work speaks for themselves and reflects grea...

I Hope My Boss Takes the Hint (I know IKEA did!)

Compensation - December 14, 2017

In my first year at a company, I got a book titled “50 Jobs Worse Than Yours.” Hilarious sure, and it was also a pretty interesting read – at least, that’s what m...

The Future of Coworking For Women is Here And It’s Called The Wing

Featured - December 12, 2017

Noted public policy expert Anne-Marie Slaughter, in her book called Unfinished Business, made waves when she, in a very scuttle way said that resocializing men to accept ...

The Top Ten: World’s Best Employers of 2017

Featured - November 09, 2017

What makes a company a great place to work? A great company culture, an inspiring leader, conscientious colleagues, a generous compensation and enough parking space for e...

World’s Best Workplace Indulges In Gender Pay Gap

Employee Benefits - September 15, 2017

Let’s imagine a scenario. There are two individuals who are a part of the same department at work. They were hired together during an open interview and have parallel j...

Massachusetts Wants Employers To Accommodate Use of Medical Marijuana In The Workplace

Featured - August 10, 2017

There are now 29 states with laws that legalize use of medical marijuana. Eight of those states – Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington State, Maine, California, Nevada,...

Can I Get Fired For Leaving A WhatsApp Group?

Featured - July 20, 2017

Whether you’re a low-level worker or a top executive, violate a company rule and you can get fired. Depending on the circumstances, you can indeed get fired or repriman...

European Employers Must Notify Job Applicants Over Social Media Screening

Featured - July 19, 2017

“It’s no secret that employers do a background and social media screening on job applicants,” the HR Director of a UK clothing and footwear retailer told me at a co...

Are You The Smelly Coworker? Let ‘No Sweat’ App Be The Judge.

There is a word in Japanese for the behavior of coworkers who annoy others with their pungent aromas – sumehara, or “smell harassment.” Corporations in Japan have s...

Bill Gates’ Summer Recommendations Working Professionals Should Read

Education - June 22, 2017

From a school-going kid to an adult, who does not know Bill Gates? Gates is one of the most admired businessman in the world. He’s admired not only for his business...