November 28, 2021

November 28, 2021 –

Some crisis situations burst on the scene and are in plain view for the world to see. Others can simmer for months or years out of sight, out of mind and under the radar of corporate executives.

The lack of trust that employees have in their company’s HR staff is an example of a simmering internal crisis that can boil over and scald the image, reputation and credibility of organizations and their leaders.

‘A Natural Distrust’

 

Rachel Fiset is the managing partner of law firm Zweiback, Fiset & Zalduendo. She said, ‘’Employees have traditionally had a natural distrust for human resources because the department generally prioritizes the company over the employee.

‘’Human resources will often field complaints by employees — but the actual response to the complaints may look like the company is only working to ensure its own legal compliance in a given situation and not to improve the employee’s working conditions,’’ she noted.

Read or listen to the entire article here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/edwardsegal/2021/11/28/why-employees-dont-trust-hr-staff-and-what-can-be-done-about-it/?sh=145f48bc179f