HR Resources

8 Pitfalls to Avoid for HR Professionals

Human Resource has moved from being backroom boys of yore, determining the face and culture of any organization. The HR department, apart from carrying some administrativ...

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...

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? ...

How to Write Vacation Request Email (Samples)

Tools & Technology - February 26, 2021

We hope this guide will help you learn how to write a vacation request email, one even your boss cannot deny! Every job comes with some leave entitlement, but how many of...

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 ...

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...

How to write a Positive Employee Reference (with examples)

Tools & Technology - February 03, 2021

A reference letter is a letter of recommendation from a former company (outside source) to provide along with new job applications and to new organizations. The letter hi...

10 Fresh Ways to Write ‘Please Find Attached’

Tools & Technology - January 20, 2021

A nicely put email shouldn’t be too much to work. Here we discuss how to write useful alternatives to the “please find attached” phrase. ...

Career Advice You Need to Get Ahead

Tools & Technology - January 19, 2021

As you develop your professional career, you will come into contact with itsy bitsy pieces of career advice. Good advice will motivate and inspire you to do your best and...

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...

How to Write Thank You Emails to Coworkers

Tools & Technology - January 14, 2021

Sending a formal thank you note to your colleagues for any help extended is polite and builds a sense of camaraderie, and shows gratitude and appreciation. While writing ...

Warning Letter to Employee | Sample Warning Letters

Tools & Technology - January 12, 2021

A warning letter is a disciplinary action taken by an organization for disorderly conduct, poor performance or breaking office rules and regulations. ...

Best HR Software Providers: Standard-setters in performance tracking to 401(K) management

Tools & Technology - January 11, 2021

Meet the standard-setters in performance tracking to 401(K) management. ...

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...

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...

Employee Handbook Policy Updates: New California Laws for 2021

Tools & Technology - December 28, 2020

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...