Who causes the most headaches for human resources professionals? According to the combined results of a recent HR.BLR.com/Compensation.BLR.com poll, it's upper management.
When asked "What/who gives you the most headaches in your HR job?," nearly 1 in 3 (31 percent) responded "Upper management." The next most often cited source of headaches were "The employees" (25 percent) followed closely by "Federal/state laws/regs" (21 percent). Less likely to be the source of most headaches were "Your boss" (13 percent) and "colleagues" (9 percent).
The HR.BLR.com/Compensation.BLR.com poll included 540 respondents.