Despite the rarity of pandemics, businesses have always had to deal with some degree of uncertainty. Here are 10 tips for navigating shifts in the political, economic, environmental and technological landscape.
When an employee has a PTSD episode in the break room, an employer wonders if and how to offer help. Evil HR Lady advises how to verify a disability and reviews issues of accommodation and confidentiality.
As a human resources professional, you can’t eradicate people’s racist thoughts. But, Evil HR Lady asserts, you can change the company culture so people know that they cannot get away with harassment.
Scheduling collaborative meetings, forming workplace allies and
making time for in-person social gatherings can help extroverts
be their best selves while working remotely.
PODCAST: Guest writer Melody White reads her column about
the surprising perks of working from home as an extrovert, and
how employers and managers can support remote workers who thrive
on social interaction.
New legislation may change how businesses, big and small, draft
job postings and how they report pay data to the state — and
Managing family business conflict isn’t just about harmony but survival. Disagreements ensure diverse perspectives, but if managed badly, they can take down a company and permanently rend relationships.
The No. 1 problem in family business is also the same problem every other organization faces: poor communication.
Across the political spectrum, this is perhaps the only thing
that everyone can agree on: The nation lacks inspiring leaders.
While leadership appears to be lacking on the national stage,
quietly — away from the spotlight — local leaders can
A manager frustrated with an employee who frequently complains wonders if the problem lies with their management style, the team or the employee. Evil HR Lady offers perspective and potential solutions.