They may not be honest-to-goodness lies, but they do represent common misunderstandings in the workplace.
Now, before anyone goes crazy over the title, these “lies” that Human Resources departments tell are not conscious ones – nor even particularly malicious — but often based on misinformation common to many workplaces.
(Well, perhaps except the first)
Technology and changing workplace rules make the employee-employer relationship — as well as the rules that govern them — even more complex. But there is no excuse for an HR department not knowing the right way to approach these collective workplace issues.
Five Lies My HR Department Told Me, and the Truth Behind Them: