If you’ve ever taken a vacation to a foreign country, you probably headed down to the bookstore to find a travel guide so you would know where to stay, where to eat, and what to visit. You may have also picked up a pocket dictionary and learned a few phrases of the language and something about the culture.
Even though they have the same primary objective in mind — the welfare of the organization — employment lawyers and human resources professionals can approach the goal from very different angles. Sometimes, it can seem like they’re not even from the same species, let alone playing for the same team.
by Anita Attridge Five O’Clock Club Career Coach Joining a new company can be like moving to a foreign country. You will encounter new customs, dress, language, ideas and rules, and you will need to learn about all of these in order to do well. You will be expected to work and interact effectively in…