Manager Pitfalls: Congratulations “You are a Manager”

How often do we drive our great employees away by promoting them to a manager?  Unfortunately, this is a scenario that occurs too often.  An organization has a great employee doing a fantastic job. They have proven themselves in their … Continue reading

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Ask the HR Girl: Pay More Money or Accept Resignation?

Dear HR Girl,

I own a business and recently a valuable employee that does good work gave me a letter of resignation.  I then offered the employee additional compensation to stay. My HR Professional disagreed with my decision to match the employees offer from the other company. I am curious, do you think I should have paid them additional compensation to stay.