TODAY'S HR NEWS - 19 FEBRUARY

Posted on 19 February 2015

How to deal with the office Kanye

Last week's Grammy awards saw the notorious Kanye West invade the stage once again as artist Beck accepted his award for Album of the Year but as we all know cringe-worthy capers like this aren't restricted to the A-list.

Most employers will have to manage a mini-Kanye at some point in their career whether it's their inflated ego or an insatiable need for attention thankfully, leadership coach Jack Stahlmann has some much-needed advice.

Read full article at HRM Online

 

How to handle chronic complainers

Addressing a constant stream of inane complaints can make an HR manager feel more like a baby-sitter than a business professional and it can have a serious impact on staff morale but how can you tell your employees to stop the trivialities when it's your job to hear them out? One HR expert has some advice.

Read full article at HRM Online

 

Tackling addiction: how can HR help an employee in crisis?

While many organisations are able to overlook the occasional overindulgence of wine or beer, rampant drug and alcohol abuse costs employers $81 billion in the U.S. alone, according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

The first step HR can take to intervene is identifying when an employee is struggling with addiction. Common indicators include:

Read full article at HRM Online

 

Kiwifruit contractor fined for no employment contracts

A Tauranga kiwifruit contractor who faked employment contracts for temporary workers has been fined $5000 by the Employment Court.

Bay Enterprises, run by director Satnam Singh, was found to have failed to provide employees with written contracts as required by law.

Read full article at Stuff

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