The HR Headmistress' blog

Does Someone You Know Enjoy Being Miserable?

14th November 2018

Some people seem to quite enjoy dwelling on negatives. They are cup half empty types and it can be very draining to work with them. I call them “Eeyores” after AA Milne’s famously lugubrious donkey.

It’s a shame because...

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Get Some Coffee Friends!

7th November 2018

For many employees working from home is seen as a very desirable state of affairs. You can wear what you like. You can work when you like so long as you turn in the project on time and to the right standard. Home working allows you to avoid the...

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Add Some Muscle to your Grievance Procedure

31st October 2018

Last week I hit the limits of my patience and beefed my template dispute resolution process. It’s now got enough muscle to make Popeye jealous.

Employees have a right to raise genuine grievances. Unfortunately, this right is often abused....

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CA Reject Morrison Vicarious Liability Appeal

24th October 2018

It is the nightmare scenario that could affect any business – and potentially close it. You have taken all the right and proper steps to protect the personal data by the company, but a rogue employee breaches all your rules and you end up...

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Managing With a Growth Mind Set

17th October 2018

I found out about “fixed” and “growth” mind-sets a few years ago when I was dealing with an employee who was really fantastic in every way but one. She was scared to make mistakes and so she couldn’t learn to trust...

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