When it comes to pay increases, nearly every organization has its own strategy. Some give only merit-based pay raises. Others give cost-of-living adjustments every year and tie the amount to an external index, like the consumer price index. Others opt for an annual pay raise that is either automatic or automatic but tied to some goal attainment.
Internships are a great way for college students to gain some real-world job experience, but for some, internships are a great way to catch up on some much-needed sleep after staying up all night studying for finals. And when sleeping interns get caught in the act, they could end up becoming the next Internet sensation!
By Jay Schleifer and Steve Bruce
When we interview a potential new hire, HR professionals assess the candidate against a list of key skills and personal characteristics needed for the job. Let’s turn the tables and see what that list of key attributes would look like for a human resources management professional.