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The HR I.Q. Test: August ’17

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Set some limits on your open-door policy: 4 tips

TV personality Steve Harvey got ripped in the media earlier this year. The controversy shined a light on open-door policies in the workplace. Rob Wilson, president of Employco USA offers these suggestions.

Big presentation? Be ready to shift gears

When pressed for time, be ready to shift gears. In fact, it’s rare to get through an executive briefing without interruption. You’ll have to wing it.

The talk that makes even great employees sweat

Public speaking has long been considered one of the greatest sources of anxiety, but there’s a one-on-one conversation that makes employees even more nervous: Asking the boss for a raise.

The HR I.Q. Test: July ’17

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

For the good of the group: Run meetings with social grace

The etiquette of a meeting counts. Think of it as a performance with no faux pas. Follow these rules when leading your next meeting.

Check filing deadline on employee’s EEOC complaint

When the EEOC dismisses a former employee’s complaint and then notifies you that it has issued a right-to-sue letter, be sure to note the employee’s deadline for filing a federal lawsuit. She has just 90 days to do so.

Just do it … or just delegate it?

“If you want something done right, you’d better do it yourself.” Managers who successfully used this philosophy to work their way up the career ladder may find it counterintuitive to let go of the reins and start delegating tasks to subordinates.

Not every poor litigant gets a free lawyer

It adds insult to injury when a court appoints a pro bono attorney to help an employee pursue a lawsuit. The good news is that not every disgruntled former employee or disappointed job applicant gets the benefit of such official generosity.

The HR I.Q. Test: June ’17

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.