How an after hours email policy might work in practice

Experts like Professor Sir Cary Cooper say that we should not send emails after hours. But is an after hours email policy realistic? Or is it too challenging to implement and enforce?

January 30, 2019
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What to do when a key employee quits

What do you do when an employee who you rely on hands you their notice without any warning? These five steps will help you figure out what to do when a key employee quits.

January 16, 2019
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What to do when things go wrong before your performance review

You’ve worked for your company for 25 years. Suddenly, everyone seems to be turned against you. Your year-end performance review is approaching. Suzanne Lucas, The Evil HR Lady, is here to give you some advice

December 19, 2018
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Three ways to be a more compassionate leader

You don’t need to rule with fear and humiliation to be a good leader. In fact, if you strive to be a more compassionate leader, you might find it works out better for you and your team. Here are three ways to start.

December 5, 2018
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Should you threaten to quit to get a raise?

Your co-worker threatens to quit, and so your manager gives them a raise. Even though they’re not as qualified as you. What do you do? Suzanne Lucas, AKA The Evil HR Lady, is here to find the answer.

November 21, 2018
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Can you survey employee engagement?

Can you actually survey employee engagement? First, you need to define it – then, you can work out how to measure it. Some experts believe you can’t. But many companies see great results.

November 7, 2018
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Six powerful lessons for achieving ‘First Class’ mental health at work – an interview with Dr Shaun Davis

In 2012, Dr Shaun Davis started to transform the Royal Mail’s employee assistance programme, to build a culture of First Class Mental Health for UK postal workers. Here’s what you can learn from his journey.

October 31, 2018
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