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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Reputation Word Cloud Helps Rate Your Branding

Yesterday’s Advisor featured tips from Employer Branding for Dummies, by Alicia Garibaldi (published by John Wiley & Sons). Garibaldi recommends a reputation word cloud (see example below) to highlight positive and negative perceptions of your company.

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Strategy, Mission, and Vision: How Do They All Fit Together?

A lot of buzzwords get thrown around in business today. Some of them are productive, some of them are trendy, and some are confusing. What can be especially confusing is when multiple words are used to convey related but separate themes. Employees and managers alike are often confused by the difference between their company’s vision, mission, and strategy. While striving for consistency across each area, it’s easy for these ideas to overlap significantly. Let’s take a look at each of the three: what they are, what are the key differences, and how they all fit together.

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Employer Branding for Dummies

Need Employer Branding 101? A new book, Employer Branding for Dummies, released in a special edition sponsored by Glassdoor.com, offers guidance for all employers in developing and maintaining their employer brand.

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How Should Employers Combat the Pitfalls of Outsourcing?

Yesterday’s Advisor presented pitfalls of outsourcing; today, things you can do to avoid those pitfalls.

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Outsourcing—Attractive Solution, But …

From payroll issues to retirement plans, employers must navigate complex legal technicalities to stay compliant with ever-changing laws. For many small- to mid-sized businesses, this can be a heavy burden to bear.

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Human Capital Reporting—Action Examples

In yesterday’s Advisor, we featured consultant David Creelman’s advice on human capital reporting; today, more of his tips, plus some sample reports.

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Reporting to the Board and Investors—Talent Metrics

First came Balanced Scorecards; now boards and investors increasingly demand human capital metrics in the reports they receive. Consultant David Creelman discusses the four new standards and offers examples of human capital reporting.

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Key Considerations for World-Class HR Metrics

Yesterday’s Advisor featured consultant Rick Buchman’s take on how to connect HR metrics to meaningful company goals; today, key considerations for world-class metrics.

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Forward-Looking HR Metrics Let You Act Before Problems Arise

HR activities, such as training, staffing, orientation, discipline, and benefits, are difficult to directly connect to operational performance metrics, such as sales, profitability, costs, delivery, quality, and service. And they tend to be reactive, not proactive. Consultant Rick Buchman shows you how to connect the dots.

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7 Steps that Managers Can Take to Improve Employee Engagement

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By William Taylor
If you want higher productivity from your employees and better customer service, one way to achieve that is boosting employee engagement. A recent survey reported that about 63 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged in their jobs. When employees are disengaged, they lose productivity and can negatively impact the morale of other team members, too. When management actively seeks ways to boost employee engagement, it can have a direct positive effect on the company’s profitability. Here are seven steps that you can take.

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