HR Q & A with Jane

Q&A with Jane: Can I ask the Interviewer about Financial Benefits?

Q & A with Jane - March 15, 2017

I am working in an advertising agency as their graphic designer for quite a while now. I have not had any experience in giving interviews as this is my first job. My boss...

Q&A with Jane: Why are you not getting the Appraisal you expected

Employee Benefits - March 08, 2017

Hi Jane, I work as a software engineer at a company which handles a number of e-commerce websites. We are a big team led by a highly efficient manager. While accepting th...

Q&A with Jane: How to avoid Recommending a Friend for a Job

Q & A with Jane - March 05, 2017

Hi Jane, I have a close friend who recently lost his job and is repeatedly telling me to recommend him to my HR. On asking why he was fired, he gives no definite answer w...

Q&A with Jane: How to Hire Millennial Employees for a Technical job

Q & A with Jane - February 23, 2017

Hi Jane, I am the team leader of the software department of a company which offers financial services to its clients. As the name of the department suggests, our team con...

Two Master’s Degrees, No Job. What am I doing wrong?

Q & A with Jane - February 20, 2017

Workplace expert Jane Harper says that when you have two quantitative master’s degrees and can’t find any type of significant employment, the best thing to interview ...

Q&A With Jane: How to Outsmart the Manipulative Coworker

Q & A with Jane - February 09, 2017

Workplace expert Jane Harper says in order to deal with a manipulative coworker, you must first understand what they are all about. In this case, we have Sylvia, a master...

Penalties for an employee sleeping on the job?

Q & A with Jane - January 23, 2017

Hi Jane,  We have an employee who is really unlikable and has a bad attitude towards work. Let’s just say I’m dealing with a one-of-a-kind jerk. Two or three times ...

What is the best interview response to ‘what is your greatest weakness?’

Q & A with Jane - January 16, 2017

Hi Jane, You know how they ask ‘what is your greatest weakness?’ during an interview? Now, this is a cliché, tricky question and one is expected to respond to the qu...

Q & A with Jane: How to Address Hygiene Issues in the Workplace

Q & A with Jane - December 30, 2016

Hi Jane, I work in the kind of workplace where people are busy minding their own business and hardly interact with each other. This kind of atmosphere is quite convenient...

Q & A with Jane: How to Maintain a Cordial Behavior at the Workplace

Q & A with Jane - December 17, 2016

Hi Jane, I began working in the corporate sector as soon as I got my degree from college. I have been working for the past 4 years and have worked for various companies. ...

Q & A With Jane: Is Work Commitment a Two-Way Process?

Employee Benefits - December 03, 2016

Hi Jane, I was very happy in my previous job as the work environment was favorable and the people working with me were pleasant. I worked for that company for close to 4 ...

Q&A With Jane: How To Handle An Employee With Poor Hygiene

Q & A with Jane - November 30, 2016

Hi Jane, We’re dealing with an employee here, who has a bit of a hygiene issue. This man just does not bathe! The whole office smells like a rat-infested moldy carpet w...

Q & A With Jane: A lasting impact on the interviewer by asking this question

Q & A with Jane - November 27, 2016

Hi Jane, I work in the IT sector, and currently, I’m looking for a job which will suit my professional expectations. In the last few weeks, I have emailed my resume to ...

Q & A With Jane: Unfair Distribution of Job Responsibilities

Q & A with Jane - November 16, 2016

Hi Jane, I work in the administrative office of a popular chain of restaurants. I’m a part of the hospitality department in this company. Under my job profile, it is my...

Q&A With Jane: How to deal with deadbeat employees who spend a lot of their time doing nothing at all?

Q & A with Jane - November 13, 2016

Hi Jane, I’m a supervisor in a nationwide retailer. We have a group of employees (all in their early to mid-twenties), who spend a lot of their time doing nothing at al...

My senior keeps dumping his work on my desk!

Q & A with Jane - October 19, 2016

Hi Jane, senior keeps dumping his work on my desk I have recently graduated from college and have started interning at a well-established company. It has been only two we...