How to Approach Layoffs During the Holidays

Nobody wants to be a Grinch this time of year, but when it comes to layoffs many companies become exactly that. Layoffs right before the holidays in and of itself isn’t bad, after all there are a host of reasons to lower the overhead before the start of a new year, but it’s the how…

Top 5 Toughest HR Conversations

Kids have it easy. If something doesn’t look right, smell right or seem right, kids don’t hesitate to state the obvious.  They don’t worry about hurting someone’s feelings.  They just say it.  I’ll never forget the time I was playing with my six-month-old daughter when a boy asked me when my other baby was going…