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HRInsights’ Weekly Lightbulb 11/29

This Week’s HRI “Lightbulb”  – Workplace Charity

The Holiday Season often brings thoughts of supporting those less fortunate.  Office collections for charitable causes are commonplace and represent genuine initiatives for a greater good.  However, keep in mind, employee contributions can be a very personal and private matter.  Even in small organizations, employees do not often share personal circumstances that may make it problematic to give at this time.  So, HRInsights recommends that you make any workplace charity drives completely voluntary and anonymous.

HRInsights Weekly Lightbulb 11/10

This Week’s HRI “Lightbulb”  – Employee Happiness: Holiday Parties

In Switzerland, companies do not invite spouses, significant others, partners, and/or life partners of their employees to holiday parties.  That is horse crap!  Work many times invades the private lives of your workers, so include the “better halves” in your merriment and year-end celebrations.  Oh, by the way, the Swiss are not funny either, and their parties are mind-numbingly boring.