2016 is an election year, and this election has turned out to be one of the most contentious in recent memory. Since Election Day is tomorrow, let’s spend some time to talk about the impact of political happenings on the workplace. Of course, you would expect to hear political conversations at the workplace from time to time, and as long as they remain civil and don’t interfere with the productivity of the team, they should be tolerated. Here are some ways to approach this sensitive topic. Read More
Innovation will be a cornerstone of future human resources management. The sheer amount of technology that is being introduced to the market is mind boggling, but understanding how to use it in a manner that will transform your business requires a mix of creativity and technical know-how.
A growing number of businesses, both large and small, are implementing an HRIS, or human resources information system. Some of the benefits that are associated with such a system include reduced errors, automation and cost reduction. An HRIS manages various aspects of human resources, including accounting and payroll, and it also allows HR costs to be controlled while providing increased efficiency.
The majority of these systems feature a flexible design with databases that are integrated, and they have robust reporting and analysis abilities that make it much easier to manage employees. Equally important, it also strengthens communications while reducing the need for paperwork by offering a centralized location which is readily accessible where company announcements, policies and other important data can be stored. However, knowing when and how to implement such a system is extremely important.
Locating and recruiting the top workers for your staff team can be a challenging task. The job market has become increasingly competitive, and the gap in skills has become quite large. This environment requires employers to think strategically and in unorthodox ways to recruit the top talent, which will help them dominate their respective industries.
Advances in technology have led to changes in the workplace where employees have become more mobile. The ability to manage such a workforce effectively is extremely important, and below are some tips that will help you do just that.
Developing an inclusive workplace culture can strengthen employee morale which leads to superior performance and productivity. Many employees today are feeling disengaged from the work they perform, and many businesses both large and small have failed to address the issue. Below are some tips for developing a workplace culture which is both inclusive and desirable to workers.
An Australian employee was recently fired due to a rant that he posted on Facebook about a popular smartphone game, Pokemon Go, in Singapore. The incident has raised questions about social media and the consequences of expressing one’s views. When making judgements regarding the manner in which employees display unruly behavior on social media sites; in some cases, employers can choose to terminate an employee.
Today, HR departments must be driven by data and adept at recruiting top talent. This has required many companies to restructure their HR teams, and one way they’re doing this is through the implementation of cloud-based HR software. This software is becoming popular among a growing number of industries, and this is due to the many advantages that are associated with it. Below are four of them:
There are a number of recruitment trends which have come to define 2016. It is a necessity for HR departments to evaluate and adapt to these trends in a manner that provides them the greatest hiring leverage. Doing so ensures that your company attracts the best and brightest talent your industry has to offer.
Most business owners concern themselves with customer satisfaction, and while this is important, the satisfaction of employees is equally so. These are the people that often work directly with customers, and when they become unhappy, this will lead to unhappiness among customers, which will ultimately lead to a decline in sales. Unfortunately, too many business owners are indifferent to how their employees feel, which can be detrimental to the long term success of their company. Below are some warning signs to watch for.