To hear some people tell it, employee engagement is at an all-time low. But is that actually the case? Or is it yet another myth, thought up by people who clearly don’t have enough to do? Possibly, if the people who think up these ridiculous notions were more engaged in their jobs, there would be fewer inaccuracies in the world today. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular myths regarding employee engagement to see whether or not they ring true.
Seriously, how involved could a job in HR really be? Oh, truth be told, it’s not an easy job, or even straightforward. Common HR mistakes, made by far too many companies to mention here, have and can lead to lost money and lost time. No matter if it’s a small mom and pop shop or a global corporation, every HR Department can fall prey to certain faults that can be potentially catastrophic. In order to help your HR Department avoid some of these downfalls, take a look at these top four common HR mistakes.
Workforce management, like other aspects of human existence, is in a constant state of flux. The goal of most small and large businesses, irrespective of industry, is to satisfy their customers while earning their loyalty. One method of achieving this is ensuring your organization constantly pursues the perfect structure, and a key component of achieving this is the manner in which the workforce is managed.
As workforces increasingly become more diverse, a need has arisen for multilingual accommodation. This ensures that both employers and employees will be able to communicate effectively. Maintaining open communication lines at all times will help prevent mistakes and confusion which could lead to accidents, labor management problems or catastrophic loses. Below are some ways to manage a multilingual staff without having to learn multiple languages.
An employee’s first day can be exciting and stressful at the same time. The goal of their employer should be to assist them in transitioning and settling in as smoothly as possible, and below are some tips that will help you do exactly that.
How does company culture work, and why is it needed? The term involves key factors, such as leadership and the behavior of employees, but also includes systems, habits, beliefs, language, values and vision. Every successful small business has developed their own culture, and below are some ways to establish it within your enterprise.
While HR consulting will benefit most companies, there are a number of indications that an institution seriously needs it. This consultation can go a long way to make your HR department and operations more effective.
Research shows that about six out of each 100 employees you have will moonlight, or work for another employer. The practice has become common due to the high cost of living in some areas, which require some to work two jobs just to make enough to get ahead. While it has its benefits, it also presents challenges, both for employers as well as their employees. Below are some steps for effectively managing moonlighting employees.
A growing number of employees, particularly millennials and members of Generation Z, are using social media to find jobs. It is therefore important for large and small employers to utilize this medium in order to recruit employees, but there are specific practices which should be used to get the best results.
2018 is here, and with it are trends which will shape the human resources landscape. Every business, irrespective of industry, should want to keep abreast of these new developments, and below are the hottest HR trends which you should expect and prepare for this year and beyond. Read More