Why HR needs to go back to basics

NEW YORK: Pity HR. From hybrid work to quiet quitting, there are few current management preoccupations that do not end up becoming the human resources team’s problem. “Human capital” is this decade’s business buzzword; a rebranding of the “our people are our greatest asset” cliche for an age when financial capital has been easier to come by than skilled…

When workers are put on ‘quiet firing’

Quiet quitting has heaped attention on so-called “slacker” employees – or those who seem content just fulfilling their job descriptions. But experts say there’s a flip side: “quiet firing”. The term has generated buzz on the Internet with definitions ranging from employers who actively make working conditions miserable to forcing workers to resign, also known as “constructive…