Human resources is the set of individuals who make up the workforce of an organization, business sector or an economy. "Human capital" is sometimes used synonymously with human resources, although human capital typically refers to a more narrow view; i.e., the knowledge the individuals embody and ...

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Employer not accepting my resignation and Threatens me by Not giving Relieving Letter

I'm so badly upset now! I'm working for a small company in Chennai, India for around 3 years. I was having a good relationship with my Team & management in the past years. But when i decided to ...
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Will felony charges from 2004 (adjudication withheld) and 2005 (dropped) show up on a background check? [on hold]

I applied for a collections rep, working for a hospital in Florida. I was offered the job pending my background check. I have a felony on my record from 2004, grand theft with adjudication withheld. I ...
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What should I say to a potentially vengeful ex-manager when interviewing for a job, after having left recently?

Recently I left a job where I had worked for a number of years. Throughout my time there, I had more or less the same manager. I left because I wasn't being challenged enough and I felt a little ...
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How to email to HR manager who said she would get back to me but didn't? [duplicate]

I requested from a HR Manager regarding new position openings at her company. I attached my with the email and I got following reply," Hi Rafhan, Let me check and get back to you." It seems like she ...
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i got confirmation call from employer for my job but not yet received offer letter this is 3rd day after that call [duplicate]

i got confirmation call from employer for my job and they asked me my cv and passport through mail for offer letter.after i sent my documents they sent me mail shortly we are sending your offer letter ...
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HR asked me to send references. Are they going to call them?

The HR sent me an email telling me that the interview went well. As a follow up to the interview she asked me to send her three professional references (names, professional relationship and contact ...
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366 views

Should I leave my company when I'm the only developer? [closed]

So, I'm currently a intern at the company I work. I've been here for a year. However, I feel like the management doesn't give much value the development team. Currently, I'm the only developer that ...
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I've learned one my family members is terminally ill, when should I inform my employer?

I've recently been informed that one my family members is terminally ill, and is only expected to survive 12-36 months depending on treatment. When should I inform my employer? What are my risks?
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What do you say on bullying documentation if you don't know the exact date of the incident? [closed]

If you are writing a bullying report for HR but you only have a vague idea of when the incident happened e.g. Early in March what do you say? Do you say that you don't know when? Or explain why you ...
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Salary cap without a raise, but yet the contract states I can get a raise if I have a successful review? [closed]

After some salary haggling, I signed a contract to work for a company. The contract stated my salary, 40 hours per week, a review in a year with a possible raise for a successful review. Well, the ...
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Bullying (physically and verbally) by relatives of a manager

I would like to know what is the best way to deal with work colleagues who are physically and verbally abusive to others at work. In this case, the bullies are relatives of the HR manager, who I ...
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Verifying education/degrees AFTER employment

As some background, I have been in my current position for just over a year and I have nearly 20 years of experience in my field with two bachelor's degrees and a master's degree. Recently, several ...
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found out ex colleague I don't like is interviewing at my company [closed]

I discovered that an ex-colleague I worked with within a "toxic" team is now interviewing at the place I work now. What do I do ? Context: So a year ago I joined company A as a contractor to join a ...
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239 views

Interview - What made you to move from Development to Automation testing? [closed]

I have a total of 3 yrs of experience, 2 years in development and 1 year in Automation testing. Recently I have attended an interview with one MNC company. In the managerial round, the manager asked ...
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109 views

How to engage with staff [closed]

I want to implement a new engaging intranet system but the main barrier is the belief that no one in the company reads anything anyway so to pay for a new slick subscription system like jostle/ coyo/ ...
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399 views

Having Trouble Managing In My Family Business

I am the son of a one of the owners of a family run business. I'd been doing non-executive, technical jobs for about 2 years and have just recently taken on a role in managing and developing the ...
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235 views

Termination from PhD program and background check

I took a break from my STEM PhD a couple of years ago but now it is looking increasingly likely that I would be kicked off the PhD program for not having completed it on time. The past couple of years ...
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When declining 401k coverage is it necessary to disclose my Social Security Number (SSN)? [closed]

To be clear the employer already has employees' SSN, but in declining a new enrollment with 401k benefit, which requests (among other things) an SSN. Is one in any way obligated to give them this ...
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Specific Situtation on asking to review salary

This is my situation: I ended up starting a new job late 2015 so I wouldn't be part of the salary reviews of that year. I took the job in a different city so I was not fully aware of the salary ...
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Time to Put Together an Offer Letter - Major U.S. Accounting Firm [duplicate]

Last month, I went through the interview process with a major NYC-based accounting firm. I attended four interviews, progressively meeting higher and higher-ranking executives within the department. ...
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An HR manager lambasted a product that I count among my core skills, (how) should I correct him?

The other day I called a company about a job they advertised that I was interested in. I spoke to the HR manager there who asked me what kind of relevant industry experience I had. I told him I was ...
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349 views

Feeding feral cats at work [closed]

I work in the SoCal area (Baldwin Park) and have worked at my company for the past 11 years. For a great majority of this time I have been feral cats in the area which I also trap to get ...
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I was given a raise, but paid less per hour worked [duplicate]

I work in a retail environment, and was recently promoted to management. Before the raise, I was making $8.75/hr, working a maximum of 40 hours per week. After the raise, I am salaried at $24000 per ...
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507 views

Manager telling me I should not contact Human resources / possible fraud [closed]

I work in a charity store as a full time store assistant, I have been told by my manager that I should not contact human resources for details of my contract which I have still not been given after ...
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219 views

Do office celebrations make a company stronger and bring people closer, or does it just waste work hours? [closed]

In our company, we celebrate birthdays and some Indian feasts. It helps to take a time-out, to reboot the brains and to improve relationships. My concern, however is that these celebrations are during ...
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Dismissed for apparently self-contradictory reasons [closed]

I recently moved into a position with an insurance company, which I had spent some considerable time and effort to get into. However, after only a month and a half my employment ended. Now, the ...
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Is there a good ratio of HR to staff?

Background:- A client with under 150 total staff and low turnover had two HR staff for about 10 years, the senior one retired and they ran with just one for a year. Finally they replaced the missing ...
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376 views

Dishonest statements [closed]

I have a coworker (A) who brought to my attention that one of our mutual colleagues (B) told someone else that I was a "bad boss" and dishonestly refered to Coworker A as the one who told him ...
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351 views

Why do potential employers require a residence (street address) on applications?

Most online applications specifically require a street address for residence. I have always been careful about my personal information, and I do not see why it is necessary to ask for my street ...
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206 views

Handling workplace complaints for a previous employer

About a year ago I moved on from a job where I was an executive. Since then, I've kept in touch with some of the employees there. They tell me about all of the great things they are accomplishing, and ...
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587 views

My company is asking me for information but is not telling why do they need it

I've just started working for a very small digital agency. After two weeks there, I've got an email from HR asking me to deliver my updated CV and a list of all projects and courses I've been doing. ...
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243 views

What are the common causes of a high staff turnover? [closed]

What are the common causes of high staff turnover, when there is no obvious cause (e.g. insolvency) ?
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Employer playing games [closed]

I got an offer letter for a new job and accepted it. I was trying to negotiate with HR on the phone when I was told the company no longer wanted to hire me and that the offer was withdrawn. I was ...
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195 views

Leaving my company - Holiday entitlement pay [closed]

Over the past 4 weeks I have been working out my notice. I dont know if this is standard in every country (Im from the uk) but tomorrow is my last day and Im having some trouble with sorting out the ...
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431 views

How to maintain a candidate blacklist as a recruiter [closed]

I have a small recruitment agency and I want to improve the way of hiring the candidates at my office. I don't have enough budget now to for specific tools that manage the recruitment process - I am ...
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How to handle one-man department refusing to expand

The Situation The company is a start-up, and is approaching the 50-employee milestone. We have an IT Guy who handles hardware for the entire company - workstations, on-site and off-site servers, you ...
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548 views

How to report manager for misconduct?

I've never done this before and could use some advice. I am preparing to report my manager to HR for the way he acts around people. I don't know where to start. The way he acts does impede ...
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Issues in reducing notice period [duplicate]

I resigned at this company at the first week of February, my present company notice period is 2 months. My date of joining at the new company is March 25. I spoke to HR to relieve me early for which ...
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Employee questioning company policies too much - what should we do?

An incoming employee had signed his offer with my company. However, even before starting work, he has already exhibited a few signs of unhappiness with company policies and had an argument with some ...
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How to handle a situation where my job title is not what I thought it was?

I was hired by a technology company as a software engineer. That is what the offer letter stated and that is what I was told. After 2 years, I got to know that I was actually hired as an associate ...
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368 views

How to bow out of a work commitment that I don't think I will be around for as I may leave my job?

I have committed to taking on a summer intern and am supposed to fill the intern position by mid-March. In the meantime, I am in the final stages of a recruitment process elsewhere. While I know ...
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Prudent to Apply for Same Position/Different Departments at Same Company? [duplicate]

Basically within the same company there are two positions: Coordinator in department X Coordinator in department Y Same position w/ the same exact duties, different department. Is there any adverse ...
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UK - Probation and extensions [duplicate]

Is it possible for a manger to extend a probation (almost indefinitely) without HR being involved? I believe that my manger has been lying to me about my probationary status for quite some time, to ...
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209 views

Reneged offer Company wants to contact new company

I recently reneged on an offer of Company A as the new offer from Company B I got was a dream offer as it aligned very well with my skills and career goals. The HR person from A wants to contact B to ...
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291 views

Information to share with recruiter?

I been looking for a job a 2 months now and been having a lot of calls from recruiter. But lately I been really keeping eye on what sort of questions I am being asked e.g What is your date of birth ...
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unofficial telecommuting brings the envy of colleagues..what if there is an HR confrontation

I'm a contracts manager for a public biopharmaceutical company. We do not have a work-from-home policy absent inclement weather. I'm not a lawyer by training but spend most of my time redlining ...
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Is it ethical for an employer to force its employees to take vacation time? [closed]

My company, like most every other company, has a published list of paid holidays. In December, the only paid day off is the 25th. Last year, everyone was notified that the office would be closed the ...
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395 views

Is there a way to confirm if you've been blacklisted by the HR department of a company?

A few months ago I was pretty certain I was about to be made redundant and acted rather unprofessionally (i.e. desperate as hell) to a company which I interviewed with and whom promised to give me a ...
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Thank you response from HR, negative sign?

One recruiter called me said that I was shortlisted in their candidate list*(which I had applied some where like mid of 2015, and also I went to their technical and practical interviews)* and asked me ...
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692 views

How to report someone to HR when no longer work for company [closed]

Recently I worked at a job and believe I should report my former manager to human resources. His attitude and demeanor was very rude/hostile/aggressive/abrasive, both when speaking about work and ...