LPT: You know how you shouldn’t talk to cops? Apply the same logic to dealing with HR.

Read the Story

Show Top Comments

Hello and welcome to r/LifeProTips! Please help us decide if this post is a good fit for the subreddit by up or downvoting this comment. If you think that this is great advice to improve your life, please upvote. If you think this doesn’t help you in any way, please downvote. If you don’t care, leave it for the others to decide.

keepthetips

HR needs to make sure that everyone is following company policy. If your boss is a jerk but follows company policies then don’t make waves. Read the employee manual, know your rights and keep a document trail. There is nothing HR can do for you if you cannot take care of yourself. Several times HR has asked me to leave so that that could have a conversation with my manager. I never heard of the issue again. Edit: hey thanks for the gold!

yamaha2000us

My HR department saved me from getting fired by my old boss. Now I have his job.

BKCowGod

Like every other HR related LPT, this is not universally true or even a majority. HR is there to make sure everyone plays by the same rules. If you’re company has a bad HR department, then it’s a bad company and you should leave, not bitch about the HR.

jagerben47

I think this really depends on the company. At some places HR almost acts like it’s their job to try and destroy the company by any means necessary.

Swarzsinne