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Suzanne Lucas

Suzanne Lucas is a freelance writer who spent 10 years in corporate human resources, where she hired, fired, managed the numbers, and double-checked with the lawyers. Twitter: @RealEvilHRLady

Ask the Evil HR Lady

Ask the Evil HR Lady: How do I get reluctant workers back to office?

This is part of a series in which The Evil HR Lady addresses a HR question or challenging situation. Here, she focuses on how to...

quiet quitting

Quiet quitting: if you can’t beat them, roll with them

The term ‘quiet quitting’ started popping up at the end of July, and now it’s everywhere. And no one can agree on what it means....

cultural differences at work

Cultural differences at work: another challenge for DEI

Diversity, equity, and inclusion. Most businesses say they want to have a diverse workforce and be where everyone can thrive, bu...

proactive management

Get ahead of the problem: establish a proactive management strategy

Consider this situation: It’s the end of a long day, you’re tired, you’re hungry, and you want to get home. Your gas gauge is ho...

WFH depression

WFH depression: why it happens and what you can do

So many people want to work from home as it makes life easier. But what if it’s not making life easier? What if it’s making life...

Ask the Evil HR Lady

Ask the Evil HR Lady: Workplace tensions after Roe v. Wade overturned

This is the first of a new monthly series in which The Evil HR Lady addresses a HR question or challenging situation. This month...

making workplaces LGBTQ inclusive

5 tips on making workplaces LGBTQ inclusive

Adding a rainbow filter over your company’s logo may seem to be enough to indicate that your organization is LGBTQ inclusive. St...

new office space trends

Office space trends: if you build it right, they will come

If anyone has the data on trends, it’s Google. So, if everyone wants to work from home, you’d expect Google to know and plan the...

support your employees during crisis

How to support your employees during a crisis

Russia invaded Ukraine, and Ukrainian lives changed forever. Work had to stop, soldiers and civilians mobilized, people evacuate...

salary based on location versus value

Salary based on location versus pay for value: which is better?

Way back in the dark ages of 2019, it was pretty obvious how you should pay people, and location was a big part of that decision...

Salary transparency: Good thing for employees – and employers?

We don’t discuss three things: Money, politics, and religion. I’ll leave the politics and religion for another article, but we r...

antiwork lessons for employers

4 lessons for employers from Reddit’s Antiwork community

You probably want to stay away from Reddit's new subreddit, /r/antiwork – also known in everyday parlance as the "anti-work move...

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