Tag Archives: HR

Sexual harassment in the workplace: meet weirdo Hans

Recently, New York Times, in an exposé, alleged that a very prominent Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, has been sexually harassing women for ages. Subsequent to the publication of that exposé, many other women have come forward and accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. Some have even accused him of rape. According to the article, he… Read More »

Weirdos of the corporate world: meet itchy Ritesh and pocket pool Richard

While meandering your way through the corporate world, your path will invariably cross the paths of a lot of weird characters. Some of them will be your colleagues and some of them will be your superiors/managers/leaders. It is relatively easy to work with weird colleagues, as you can navigate the “potholes” they create with some… Read More »

A few facts about abusive managers/bullying bosses, and how to “deal” with those individuals?

I like many people had the great misfortune of working for abusive managers and bullying bosses very early on in my career. The manager at my second job was a serial tormentor and a bully. She disliked/hated all her team members. I don’t want to go into elaborate details about what that particular manager did… Read More »

Is HR relevant anymore or is it a “dead” functional area walking?

HR is not relevant anymore; not as it currently stands and operates. To paraphrase a quote by Winston Churchill, “HR is a riddle, wrapped in incompetence, inside a dysfunction; but perhaps there is a key. The key is the self interests of the C-suite executives.” HR has lost its touch, the human-touch. Therefore, to regain its lost importance and rise… Read More »