In 2015, annoying office habits were the thing that caught your attention the most strongly. You were also interested in regulatory matters: FMLA, overtime rules, marriage equality related matters, transgender access to bathrooms and more. Troubling incidents like work violence and the Anthem data breach were high on your list. But no matter how stressful or how busy, humor remained important to you – virtually any post with humor was popular. Mary Poppins was apparently right: a spoonful of sugar does make the medicine go down, something to remember in our day-to-day dealings.
Here are the top 15 most popular posts of 2015, as evidenced by your clicks.
The Most Annoying Office Habits
Confusion about Exempt vs Non-exempt employees
New Overtime Rules: What Human Resource Managers Need to Know
News Roundup: More on Overtime; Rudeness; HR “Don’ts”; Boss-Free Zappos & More
Anthem Data Breach: How to protect yourself
News Roundup: HR hate, shortest handbook, when to call a lawyer & more
Workplace homicides by the numbers
The Lighter Side: How your up-and-coming employees view the workplace
News Roundup: Confidentiality, FMLA, ACA, active threat plans, retention & more
Supreme Court on Marriage Equality: What Employers Need to Know
The lighter side: 10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings
Are you a leader or a manager?
The importance of emotional hygiene
OSHA issues guidance on restroom access for transgender workers