Don't ask a woman the gender of her child, especially. . .

June 12th, 2018 by hrsimple


A friend of mine, let's call him "Art" (because everyone else does), asked a woman on an elevator if she was having a girl or a boy. Turns out she wasn't pregnant. And it was an express elevator.

Pregnancy is an issue, or more appropriately, the plural, issues, that most workplaces will have to deal with at some point, and the more help, maps, guidance, direction, examples, prayers (non-denominational and not mandatory), the better.

So we share The Evil HR Lady's 5 most common mistakes small businesses make with pregnant employees and how to steer clear.