Millennials Increasingly Using Social Media to Challenge Harassment and Discrimination

Fifty-five percent of millennials — today’s 80 million-strong generation of 18 to 34 year olds — say a prospective employer’s online reputation matters as much as the job it offers, according to a survey by Spherion Staffing. As someone who wrote her … Continue reading

Seven Tips for Selecting an Investigator to Conduct A Fair, Unbiased and Professional Workplace Investigation

I spoke this week at the HR Star Conference here in Atlanta and at the conference had a great discussion with some HR professionals on the importance of conducting fair, unbiased and professional workplace investigations.  One of the HR managers … Continue reading

$3.5 Million Lesson: Workplace Procedural Fairness is Important

The $3.5 million jury verdict last week in favor of a former lifeguard at a swimming pool in Washington D.C. is a striking example of why organizations need to consider procedural fairness in how they respond to complaints in the … Continue reading