Sue Happy

Do attorneys ever take a “sue first, ask questions later” approach?  I know that some do.  But I’d like to believe that it only happens in certain fields of practice – like ambulance-chasing accident attorneys.

But the “sue first, ask questions later” situation is exactly what a District Judge is accusing attorneys from the EEOC of […]

He Said What?

Below is a conversation I had with a former employee a short time ago (back when he was employed).

Him: “That’s fine; I’ll just sit at home and earn unemployment.”

Me: “You can always apply for unemployment.  But you will not win considering these circumstances.”

Him: According to the Office of Unemployment Compensation, blah, blah, blah…

Yes, this guy […]

Twitter Me This

We are back on Twitter.  You can find us @HRBlogger or by clicking here.  Sorry for being MIA.  We’ll be posting and tweeting more regularly from here on out.  Thanks.

Resumes 101

In an Internet world full of lousy turnkey recruitment web sites, CareerBuilder continues to shine.  They are now viewed by many HR Professionals as the preferred one-stop-shop (a position formally held by Monster).

Here’s an interesting article I came across today.  It was published by MSN Careers yesterday.

It’s called “10 Things to Leave Off Your Resume” […]

The Defense Attorney

I don’t know how it is in other states, but it’s always entertaining to attend an Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation hearing at the Industrial Commission.

You’ve never seen so many neck braces, wheelchairs and crutches in your life…  But the sad thing is that if the work-related injury was truly legitimate, it should never even […]

Calling Unemployment

I won another unemployment hearing last week.  Thus, my 12-year streak of not losing a claim or a hearing is still intact.

Anyway, I started thinking about it.  This blog was kind of new when I wrote “Beating the Unemployment Maze – Part I” last August.  I’d encourage you to read it.

Don’t pay an attorney for […]

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