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Posts Tagged ‘Policies’

[ The High Price of Overly Prescriptive HR Policies ]

September 15th, 2017

Recently, one of my colleagues left our firm to make significantly more money at another company. We wanted to keep her, but the commission-based salary offered by the other company was more than we could match. She hadn’t realized how long her new commute would be during rush hour, however, and after three days of […]

[ Honoring a “Strategic Leader” Award Recipient ]

January 3rd, 2017

HPWP Consulting honors Kathy Rowley, General Counsel & Chief Human Resources Officer at Research Now. She was presented the award for “Strategic Leader” and honored at a luncheon of HR professionals in Dallas, TX. Kathy has been an innovator in creating and implementing Research Now’s positive work culture throughout its global operations. She has effectively used the HPWP […]

[ Neanderthal HR Policies: Why Are Businesses Living in the Dark Ages? ]

September 24th, 2016

Does that sound harsh? The truth is that Neanderthal HR policies can turn even the best companies into environments where not even cavemen or cavewomen would feel comfortable working. In my experience, about 95 percent of employees at all levels take their company’s best interests to heart and want to contribute to its success. Too […]

[ Are You Ready for Summer… Policies? ]

July 16th, 2015

Ah, summer. Are you ready for picnics, warm weather and a slower pace? And have you read the new dress code policy from Human Resources? “Now that summer weather is upon us, we’d like to take this opportunity to remind you of our summer dress code. Please be advised that the following are not allowed […]