YouTube has developed quite the reputation among its users as a go-to, informal source for quick DIY lessons and how-tos. In fact, a 2017 survey from YouTube found that one in seven people now go to the video platform to solve a problem related to their job, studies, or hobbies.
Virtual reality (VR) training has become increasingly popular as companies in a variety of industries—from law enforcement to parcel delivery— recognize the cost and safety benefits of using VR to simulate real-world situations for not-ready-for-prime-time trainees. Home improvement and appliance powerhouse Lowe’s has just recently begun using VR to train employees.
A new worldwide study of 25,000 business leaders finds the biggest worry on executives’ minds isn’t recession, global competition or labor relations. It’s not even cybersecurity.
Imagine providing an opportunity for employees to take part in “real-world” training virtually. It’s not the stuff of imagination any more. Through 360-degree video organizations can provide an immersive experience for employees to participate in training in settings that might otherwise have been cost prohibitive or not even possible.
Barry L. Brown, SPHR, CCP, of Effective Resources, Inc., understands that time and budgets are both at a premium—but that your compensation plan is probably still in need of some TLC. Yesterday, we got some of Brown’s tips for a DIY compensation makeover. Today, his thoughts on remedying a common but serious comp problem: wage […]
Working with outdated pay ranges can create turnover, pay equity issues, low morale, and legal challenges. Also, granting merit increases without an accurate budget or distribution methodology has the potential to damage your professional credibility. Is calling in a compensation consultant the only solution?
In yesterday’s Advisor, we heard advice from Barry L. Brown, SPHR, CCP, on navigating three tricky compensation situations; today, Brown’s take on how to pay the truly unique individuals at your company.
Seasoned HR pros know that there are times when compensation is anything but simple. However, there are ways to navigate these tricky waters. Here are three such scenarios, with tips for successfully addressing them from Barry L. Brown, SPHR, CCP.
What can be gained with technology and integration? In a word, efficiency and productivity, says Mansfield. An employee asks for a day off. The request is logged, and the manager is alerted and reviews the request. If approved, the information gets onto the schedule and to payroll. If necessary, qualified substitutes are found. Time Management […]