This week, the HR Daily Advisor discussed employment lawsuits, internal investigations, and readers’ responses to a recent column. Here’s the HR Daily Advisor week in review.
‘They Never Told Me I Had to Get to Work on Time’—Managers typically don’t like confronting their employees about performance problems so they tend to assume that employees are aware that they are not doing an acceptable job. This is not the case.
Inflated Ratings Bring Legal Woes—Guaranteed—The performance appraisal system is often an important defense against a wrongful termination suit. Here’s how to make sure your appraisals hold up.
One of HR’s Delicate Tasks—The Investigatory Interview—Attorney author Jody Shipper offers HR investigators a few tips as they prepare to interview an employee who has brought a discrimination or harassment complaint.
Investigation 101—Confronting the Alleged Offender—HR investigators need to be careful when they interview an alleged offender. Here’s some advice from attorney author Jody Shipper.
Some ‘Surprised and Disappointed’; Some ‘Loved’ It—Dan Oswald’s recent e-pinion, “It Takes Three—Creative Type, Business Type, and ?” garnered contrasting responses, some quite negative and some quite positive. The original article put forth the proposition that successful companies need three types of leadership: creative, business, and a**hole.
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