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Category: HR Brain Teaser,

April 23, 2015
April 2015 Brain Teaser

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The issue: 
Every company has one, a difficult employee to deal with. They are late, insubordinate, poor performers, and well…just bad! To add insult to injury, you attempt to discipline this employe...

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October 28, 2014
October 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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Play Nice!
You have two management level employees that are constantly bickering. They would each like to see the other terminated. 
You heard a rumor that these two managers went to blows about a schedulin...

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July 16, 2014
July 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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Underperforming Employee
You’ve had an employee who started work for you in 2012. Recently, she has been missing deadlines, becoming sloppy with her work, and isn’t performing as well as she had in t...

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June 18, 2014
June 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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You have an employee who’s a vegan, and has strong views on animal rights. She closes each of her emails with a quote from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) that reflects PETA’s poli...

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May 20, 2014
May 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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Handbook Revisions
Mary has been hired as the HR Director for a large manufacturing company. One of the first things the Company President, her boss, asks her to do is update the employee handbook. Seems like a ...

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April 16, 2014
April 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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The company provides employees with a refrigerator to use in the lunch room.  Except for the occasional complaint (e.g. "My leftover meatloaf is missing!") there hasn't been any significant issue - until no...

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March 18, 2014
March 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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Let it snow...
The news reports all predict yet another winter storm. You know from past experience that the roads will be hazardous, people will likely stay home and that, therefore, you won't have a lot of cus...

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February 18, 2014
February 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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You Have to Give Me the Day Off!
An employee informs you that he has just converted to a new faith. His new faith prohibits him from working on Xday. He tells you that he'll be in need of a religious accommodati...

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January 22, 2014
January 2014 HR Brain Teaser

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What Should You Do?
Your best employee, Mary, walks into your office on Monday and announces that she has made the best New Year’s Resolution of all time. Curiosity gets the best of you and you ask, &ldquo...

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