HR Management

There are dozens of details to take care of in the day-to-day operation of your department and your company. We give you case studies, news updates, best practices and training tips that keep your organization fully in compliance with ever-changing employment law, and you fully aware of emerging HR trends.

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What Should Happen at a Termination Meeting?

Handling an employee termination meeting is dreaded from both sides—they’re no fun for anyone involved. But with ample preparation you can take steps to help the meeting go as smoothly as possible.

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No Recognition for 47 Years

“Soft stuff gets hard results,” says David Novak, Chairman and CEO, Yum! Brands, speaking of the power of recognition. He ought to know, as he’s in charge of recognizing 1.4 million associates in over 40,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell restaurants in 125 countries.

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Flexible Scheduling: The Key to Employee Satisfaction?

We all know the cost of employee turnover is high. It only gets higher as the unemployment rate drops since it can take longer to fill a vacant role—thus increasing the time to regain productivity. Keeping good employees onboard is key to an organization’s success—but how can an employer increase employee satisfaction and thus increase retention rates?

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10 Sins of Employee Termination

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Employee terminations are the cause of many lawsuits, so it’s worth learning how to do them right. Handling them carefully can save cash, calm frayed nerves, and maintain morale and productivity…as long as you don’t commit one of these 10 Sins of Termination. Steve Bruce of BLR’s HR Daily Advisor explains, and his colleagues portray, what mistakes your managers and supervisors must avoid when firing an employee.

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10 tips for Creating Executive Presence—Thinking on Your Feet in the C-Suite

SPECIAL from the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando
When some people walk into a room, heads turn, people make way, people listen. Sometimes that executive presence can be the difference between getting your message across and not getting it across, says consultant Dianna Booher.

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Tackling Tough Questions in the C-Suite

SPECIAL from the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition, Orlando
The atmosphere is a little different in the C-Suite, and the questions are fast and furious. If you are not ready to field tough questions, says consultant Dianna Booher, you’re not going to get what you want.

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Innovation Inside and Out

By Craig Haydamack, SPHR

If you want to systematically deliver innovations that culminate in an inflection point, you cannot ignore your foundation. Without a proper base, your highest hopes, years of work and millions of dollars can be reduced to a cloud of dirt and debris so fast you won’t know what happened. Like many HR organizations, Intel’s HR team faces the challenge of driving innovation and service improvements while simultaneously controlling operating expenses.

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Social Media and Privacy Challenges in the Global Workplace: Are We Crossing the Privacy Line?

By Greg Komarow, SPHR, GPHR, HRMP

Social media is impacting employees across the globe. How do we stay ahead of these ever-evolving platforms?

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Stop Being an HR Terrorist

Yesterday’s Advisor featured consultant Tim Sackett’s What the CEO Wishes HR Would Do. Today, his 6-step program for HR managers.

How is HR a terrorist? HR tends to use the law as a hammer, Sackett says. “No you can’t do it; it’s against the law.” A better approach is, “Yes, you can do it, but we put ourselves at risk for an expensive and prolonged lawsuit.” You be the CEO’s risk advisor; he or she can decide whether to accept the risk.

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What Your CEO Wishes HR Would Do!

“If I had a gun with two bullets, and I were in a room with Hitler, Bin Laden, and Toby, I would shoot Toby twice!” Michael Scott (The Office). That’s about how CEOs view HR, says consultant Tim Sackett.

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