HR with humor and wisdom - February '24

February 2024

Dear Colleague, this newsletter is the ice pack for your brain. It will soothe awayany information overload and keep you thinking clearly until the next issue hitsthe inbox.

So, while we may not be able to offer free coffee (yet!), we can provide amonthly dose of laughter, insights, and HR oddities to fuel your caffeine-depriveddays.

This month’s HR headlines

Per this report, major companies like Google, Amazon, Citigroup, andBlackRock are kicking off the year with layoffs, continuing a trend from 2023 thathas especially impacted the tech sector.

These cuts highlight the importance of companies fulfilling their legal obligationsto departing employees, as recent cases show that failing to do so can lead toserious consequences.