Tag: Daily Advisor

Practical Tips for Hard-to-Fill Requirements

In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® Contributing Editor Jennifer Carsen, JD, helped us understand the hiring shortages in the new economy. Today, we present her techniques for filling those hard-to-fill positions. Practical Solutions for Hard-to-Fills Regardless of the impact of the skills gap, the bottom line is that there is a lot employers can do proactively to […]

What’s Your Most Useful Metric? More Results of Our HR Metrics Survey

Yesterday’s Advisor presented some of the findings of our reader survey on HR metrics best practices. Today, we present more results of the study, including measures of turnover, benefits, performance, and training. 604 individuals participated in the HR Daily Advisor’s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015. Measures of Turnover Turnover is clearly a very […]

Employee Enthusiasm Score Up from 37% to 87.5%? Here’s How

In yesterday’s Advisor, Megan Lee, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, told how her company organized flextime when every employee had to be physically on-site every day. Today, more about her program, including the extraordinary results she achieved.

HR Daily Advisor’s Employment Branding Survey—Last Chance to Participate!

Amazon.com Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos put it best: “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Studies show that the best candidates want to work for a company they trust and believe in—but not much has been said about what organizations are actually doing in the real world […]

Train Workers on Environmental Safety, Including HazMat Training

In yesterday’s Advisor, we reviewed training requirements for certain workers involved with asbestos-containing material. Today, we offer steps for developing a training program that meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) training requirements for employees who handle hazardous materials.