Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Over the past couple of months, there’s been more than a few articles about employees being stressed and burned out. Issues related to employee wellbeing. It started with a group of first-year analysts at Goldman Sachs talking about their difficult working conditions, including being so overworked that they didn’t have time to bathe. Yes, you read that correctly. Let me just say what you’re probably …

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I’ve written several times about the benefits and challenges of implementing a hybrid workforce. And I still believe that it’s true that employees want flexibility. They wanted flexibility before the pandemic, and they want it now. Creating a hybrid workforce isn’t easy. It involves looking at the current operation and making sure that employees can still maintain productivity and perform at a high level. But there are some organizations that …

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Estimated reading time: 3 minutes This is quite the awkward situation. Hi, I would like to find out how to report my brother for plagiarism. My resume has specifics about my work personality, key skills, and extracurricular activities that he has copied and pasted onto his own resume and claimed them to be his qualities. I have confronted him about this, and it has ended in him making nasty comments …

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Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Regular readers of HR Bartender know that I try to answer work-related questions. I will admit that I can’t always answer them right away, but I do work to answer them. To those of you who have sent me questions, thanks so much for being patient! The reason I’m bringing this up is because the other day I was reading someone’s response to a question …

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Estimated reading time: 3 minutes I saw a statement being shared around social media recently that said, “Retention isn’t on employees, it’s on the employer.” I totally understand why it was a popular statement to share. Organizations should care about employee retention and put strategies in place to retain employees. But this doesn’t mean that employees don’t have any responsibility in retention. Organizations are unable to put retention strategies in …

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A few weeks ago, I asked for your thoughts on using emojis in work-related communications. It was just an informal poll. And the outcome was pretty one sided. You’ll see by the chart above, that emojis are fine. But there is a caveat: Emojis are fine if you use them properly. I’m going to define properly as three things. We know our audience. Fast Company just published an article about …

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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes (Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at UKG – Ultimate Kronos Group. Formed by two respective leaders in HR and workforce management solutions, UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos. They are committed to inspiring workforces and helping pave the way for their people, customers, and industry. Enjoy the article!) A few weeks ago, I shared an interview …

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Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Something we’re experiencing in today’s labor market are individuals pursuing a new career path. Today’s reader note asks about that topic. Would you approach a new hire any differently if they were starting in a totally new career field? This is the situation that I’m in. I’m currently in the transportation industry and finishing my Masters in HR Administration. I think this is a great …

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Cronofy, a global innovator in business scheduling software. It provides businesses with the technology they need to offer best-in-class interview scheduling. Enjoy the read!) Regular readers of HR Bartender know that I used to work at an airline. And one of my responsibilities was recruitment. So I found it interesting to see an article recently about Delta Airlines …

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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking site with almost 800 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. And while there are other social networking sites out there, none of them have the work-related focus of LinkedIn. So, I do believe that working people should have a LinkedIn profile and keep it current. There are thousands of articles on the internet about how …

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