BLR® announces keynote speakers for the HR Daily Advisor Event being held from March 8-9 in historic, downtown Savannah, Georgia.
One of the keys to succeeding in business is having employees who are good at their jobs. Many businesses, especially smaller ones, may regard employee training as a needless expense or waste of valuable time.
The effectiveness of financial retention agreements to ensure that acquired talent remains with the new company during a merger or acquisition (M&A) has improved over the past 3 years, according to Willis Towers Watson, a lobal advisory, broking, and solutions company.
According to new survey findings, nonprofit organizations have been hiring more aggressively than for-profits for the last several years and will continue to do so in 2017, however the survey indicates that the gap is now narrowing.
Training is an integral part of employee development and organizational growth, but it’s not without risks. In Part 1 of this two-part series, we outlined several different training mistakes that employers will want to avoid.
With the growth of the gig economy, more and more employers find themselves with employees who have another job on the side. This might be a part-time job, or it might be a side gig or “side hustle” as it’s sometimes called. For example, perhaps some of your employees also drive for Uber or Lyft, […]
I love coming to work every day. You might say I’m lucky—especially when you consider Gallup finds that only one-third of U.S. employees are engaged at work. But I’ll let you in on a secret: Creating a positive workplace that you and your employees love is attainable—and more critical than ever.
While trying to woo job candidates, it is only natural to highlight the organization’s strengths, internal growth opportunities, and positive work environment. However, exaggerating the positive can create unrealistic expectations. As a result, you’ll experience turnover once new hires figure out that they were promised more than the organization can deliver.
As the name implies, competency-based training is a type of training that is focused on specific competencies or skills. Unlike other more traditional training methods, competency-based training is broken down into much smaller units that are focused on one single key skill. The learner must demonstrate his or her mastery of that single skill or […]
Does the presence of a pooch make workers more productive? Does hearing a cat purr cause workers to be more creative? Is it easier to study legal briefs with a beagle at one’s side? If none of this sounds absurd to you, you’re not alone. In fact, more worksites are going pet friendly, either allowing […]