This months #HBR takes a look at why no one likes HR. If you are an HR professional, I would consider this entire issue a must read front to back. This is V.2 to the 10 year old Fast Company article “Why we hate HR” and I add a few thoughts of my own.
Employees remember two things in their career. The day they were hired and the day they were laid off. HR veteran HRNasty provides insight on the impact of a lay off and advice on how to conduct the lay off with respect.