unlimited pto

Is Unlimited PTO Just a Scam Not to Pay Out Accrued Vacation and Sick Time?

Yeah, I said it. In my darkest moments, I’m a bit of a skeptic.  And I think unlimited PTO might just be a scam to not pay out accrued vacation… Get the Rest

“He’s a Good Guy, Except For The Jihad”… (The Burden of Action in HR)

If you can't see the tweet above this line, enable images.  It's worth it. I was chilling out reading the Wall Street Journal (#humblebrag) during the the South's latest

Will Fighter Pilot Shortage Change Military Retention Practices?

If you get three talent acquisition folks around a table, they’re pretty often going to start talking about the hardest job they ever had to fill. “Oh yeah,

Indecision 2016: Talking Politics In The Workplace

Politics: one of the few remaining third rails of workplace banter and water-cooler conversation. In this politically charged environment of 2016, discussions and arguments are spilling over in

Election Day as a Paid Holiday? This Is a Workplace Benefit We Need a Lot More Of

The older I get, the more I find that I treasure one long-standing workplace benefit. Yes, let's hear it for the three day holiday weekend. I'm thrilled anytime I can

North Carolina, HB2 and HR

I live in North Carolina, a state so beautiful that people like me visit from desperate hell holes in the Midwest and say things like, “I’m never going

Training Managers On The Value (or lack thereof) Of Counter Offers

Hang out long enough as a manager of people and one thing’s for sure—someone on your team is going to quit or resign to take another job. The reaction

If Playboy Can Give Up Nudity, You Can Toss An Outdated Vacation Policy

"I only read it for the articles" may soon be true for Playboy fans! Playboy has officially announced it will be PG-13 as of 2016 and no longer print

Not Taking All Of Your PTO? A Lose-Lose For Everyone

It’s late October and as the last six weeks or so of 2014 begin to wind down, if you are like many other American workers, you are facing

Why a Sucker Pay Plan Made Me Hate Teaching

I was a sorta teacher for a few years. While I did my masters, I taught some composition and literature courses. If you have any sort of ego