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  • I appreciate the responses on this, and I think I should have provided some clarity on the context. My workplace is only 27 EE total. Mostly white, a few black. Mostly Christian, a few Jewish and agnostic/atheist. Several gay/lesbian employees. I understand what you all are saying and the problems this can pose, especially at a larger workplace,...

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    Hi Rita, Have you considered volunteering in an HR capacity at a local SHRM function or group? Or even consider volunteering in an HR capacity for a local non-profit. Let them know you have the credentials and education but would like practical experience and in exchange for helping them out you get that experience. Just a thought. Good luck,...

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    Hi Colleen, Great question. First of all, has the employee formally made the allegation of constructive discharge? I'm glad to see you are conducting the investigation right away to get the facts. Either way, in my experience for an employee to prove constructive discharge they would have to show that working conditions were so intolerable...

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    Feedback

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    I am writing an article about feedback challenges with twenty somethings. I'd love to hear both war stories and success stories. Do you feel like they demand more attention than other employees? What kind of feedback are they asking you for? Etc. ------------------------------ Guest Guest16 ------------------------------

  • Dear Colleagues: I need a "sanity check" and would appreciate the HR Community help. The question is: when is a position a different position? I pose this question because of an ongoing debate with a client organization. The organization's president is convinced that by simply changing the job title of a position is sufficient justification to...

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