Category: 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.

psychology

Are Employees More Engaged?

A new report finds that global employee engagement levels, which took a slight dip in 2016, jumped back to an all-time high in 2017.

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culture

4 Ways to Inspire an Inclusive Company Culture

Research and studies indicate that members of the LGBTQ community,  racial minorities, women, individuals who practice different religions, and those who have a disability still experience workplace discrimination.

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productivity

Your Busy Workers are Missing Deadlines, and They Don’t Feel Bad About It!

When your employees start to get overwhelmed and super busy, they start missing deadlines, and a new report shows: they aren’t concerned in the slightest. It may seem counterintuitive, but a study lead by Professor Keith Wilcox at Columbia Business School suggests that, up to a point, being made extra busy can in fact increase your workers motivation and […]

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review

What Is a Real-Time Review?

Performance reviews get their share of bad press. There are lots of reasons that more and more organizations are transitioning away from the traditional model of annual performance reviews.

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Why Employees Are Quitting

When turnover rates start increasing, the question on every HR professional’s mind is: Why? Why are employees quitting more now than before? And what can be done about it?

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Are You Sure that Employee Wants a Promotion?

While lack of upward mobility can be a reason employees leave the workplace, employers should also know that not all employees are keen to take on a promotion—especially if they have not yet asked for one. Promotions, particularly those that involve taking on a leadership role, can be stressful.

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Did You Know: The DOL Audits Health Plans

Employers always try to stay in compliance with applicable regulations, and most of us try very hard to ensure we’re doing everything right. That’s why the word “audit” can be so fear-inducing: An audit seeks to uncover any missteps—something no one wants.

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Pros and Cons of Employee Engagement Surveys

Does your organization utilize employee engagement surveys? If it does, you are undoubtedly familiar with many reasons why they’re often cited as being critical to gauging the “temperature” or “mood” of the workplace. Indeed, there are many potential benefits to be gained but also some potential drawbacks. We’ll explore some of each now.

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reading

How to Improve Managers’ Lives

Are your managers happy? Are they satisfied with their jobs? How can the HR team (or the greater organization) impact their satisfaction levels and make the job less frustrating?

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productivity

#TimesUp: What this Movement Means for Employers

The #MeToo movement and the continuation of it, #TimesUp, have profound implications for employers. These movements are seeking to address the long-standing inequalities in the workplace (among other things), specifically as it pertains to sexual harassment and gender-based wage inequality and other gender-related discriminatory practices.

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