In yesterday’s Advisor we looked at how technology is changing aspects of performance management like monitoring performance or coaching employees. Today we’ll look at how technology is changing the ability to develop evaluation reports, determine compensation, facilitate reporting and compliance, and more.
Star Wars geekdom is strong in my family. I have it. My sons have it. My wife… well, she’s coming around. Like many my age, I grew up on the original Star Wars trilogy, idolizing the litany of iconic characters that include Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewy, Darth Vader, and so many others. […]
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ action rescinding an Obama administration policy on marijuana enforcement may signal a tougher stance against the substance, but it isn’t expected to have a major impact on employers.
The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) in late 2017 launched another way for terminated defined contribution (DC) retirement plans to locate missing participants and make it more likely that they receive their benefits.
Brilliant™—a staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—has released its Q1 2018 Hiring Forecast. The data indicates an increase in open accounting, finance, and IT positions heading into the first quarter of 2018. Further, businesses are planning to increase their overall hiring plans in the next 12 months, especially […]
A federal district court vacated the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) rules on how employers’ wellness programs must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Genetic Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
How ready is performance management for a total technological takeover?
In Friday’s Advisor, we discussed the idea of hiring entire teams instead of individuals. We outlined some of the possible benefits of doing so. Today, we’re taking a look at some of the potential drawbacks of this hiring method.
The hiring process is time-consuming and expensive. It can take weeks, if not months, just to bring on one new hire—and there’s always the risk that person will not work out, and you’ll have to start all over again. Any time you’re bringing on someone new, it’s a difficult task to assess whether he or […]
Most employers worry about how to keep good employees on board and how to recruit employees who will stay long term. One idea that can help with both of those items is showing employees they’re trusted. Employees who feel trusted are more likely to feel empowered and more likely to feel satisfied with their job. […]