In recent years, technology has swept through the world of human resources—so much so, in fact, that the HR departments in many large organizations are facing the risk of losing touch with the living, breathing “resources” they’re tasked with managing as they busily deploy automated tools to recruit, screen, and hire job candidates all the […]
Let’s face it: HR managers, like just about every professional today, have more data than ever to manage. They’ve got employee reviews, acceptance letters, salary and promotion information, personal documents, and loads of other information to sort, compile, track, aggregate, collate, and tabulate. There are a lot of apps out there targeted toward HR professionals […]
Yesterday we began to explore the source of company culture in any organization. Today we’ll look more into where that culture comes from.
Workplace productivity has been a top issue for human resources professionals since the inception of work. Every organization strives to maximize the return on labor and minimize wasted hours. Technological advances have aided that pursuit in many ways, but they have also complicated an age-old problem.
Does your company maintain a knowledge base? A knowledge base is essentially a virtual warehouse with important info, lessons, training tips, and all of that personnel data that HR has amassed. However, just as important as it is to have a public, online knowledge base software, keeping a private, internal knowledge base is equally important.
In yesterday’s Advisor we began to explore five training tips for getting your employees up to speed with the Internet of Things (IoT). Today we’ll look at a few more tips.
When it comes to developing a solid company culture, it helps if you have a proper mission statement. After all, mission statements are not just for nonprofits anymore.
Employee engagement is as necessary to a business as a paycheck is to a worker—but the mere necessity of these two doesn’t make them effortless by default. As explained by the Institute of Employment Studies, employee engagement is a two-way street, where both the organization and the employee have the right to decide on the […]
In today’s modern and digital workplace, it’s becoming increasingly important for HR leaders to have concrete justification around how and why they form their strategies, particularly when it comes to employee communications and engagement. Much like MLB and NBA sports teams that have embraced the sabermetric revolution (think Moneyball), HR teams need to eliminate guesswork […]
Meetings do matter. Whether virtual or face to face, they are vital to the smooth running of any business. For me, their main importance is as a forum for making timely decisions that will benefit the business.