Most people know I set my HR clock by the full moon. Is it some mystery of the universe, or just by pure coincidence, that when the full moon rolls around, we seem to have a few tricky workplace problems to help our clients resolve? I’m not sure why they come to the fore at full moon time; they just do.
There are a number of things that can be the root cause of employment problems but, in my 18 years in HR, I’ve found some key themes. Here are my top five, in no particular order.