Deb Reuterman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Sr. Director of Human Resources at University of Phoenix, has spent her career in human resources across myriad industries including manufacturing, law, healthcare, and higher education. We recently connected with Reuterman to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her best mistake, as well as the value of making employees […]
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As a Human Resources Consultant for Insperity, a leading provider of human resources, Sheryl LaPlace works on a team of professionals, providing a myriad of HR services, including HR guidance and training, to small and mid-sized businesses across the United States. LaPlace has more than 20 years of experience in human resources, training and development, […]
Do your employees make quarterly or yearly goals? If so, you probably have a system in place whereby you or another employee meets with them to go over their goals. However, these meetings are probably pretty quick—after all, how can you really tell people the goals they set for themselves aren’t a good idea? It’s […]
Acronyms are quick and useful abbreviations that allow us to recall lists, speeches, important facts, or procedures through the use of one word or short phrase. Such shortcuts are common in the world of employment, too, and just as useful. TIPS and tricks Acronyms are one of the oldest tricks in the book when it […]
Regular and constructive feedback is essential to the success of any staff member, as well as to the success of his or her team and the broader organization. When you think of employee feedback, you might think of formal performance reviews conducted at a set date annually or quarterly. But feedback should be provided consistently […]
Implementing the right technology can make a huge difference in a company’s success. Technologies that have strong synergies with the organization and its people can leverage and amplify competitive advantages and set a business apart from its competitors.
Employers know that in order to combat problems in the workplace, the first step is to discover those problems. But how can an employer find out about problems if employees aren’t willing to bring them to anyone’s attention?
Given that unemployment levels are quite low, retention is a major focus in today’s HR world. One aspect of employees’ satisfaction and retention is how meaningful they find their work.
There are varying uses of the word “engagement” in the English language. It can mean a betrothal between two people; an arrangement to do something at a particular time and place; or a conflict, or battle, between opposing forces.
Getting employee input can show employees they’re trusted, help gather intelligence about how the business could be more productive or efficient, and uncover any engagement issues or problems before they become worse. Getting this feedback is something that should be done on a continual basis, and the input received should be acted upon.