A lot has changed in the workplace over the last 10 years. Millennials—whom 10 years ago were barely old enough to work—now make up a vast majority of the workplace. Technology has made communication much easier, but also more burdensome with the ability to “always be on.” And then there’s the Affordable Care Act … […]
A recent $6 million wage and hour settlement serves as a reminder that it’s always important to pay attention to your employees’ duties. And the stakes may be even higher in the future, according to one expert.
Just as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be complicated, so can getting your supervisors on the same page when it comes to administering FMLA leave. The following tips should help when training supervisors about FMLA leave and what they should do if they suspect fraud or abuse:
What are some best practices to ensure success with reverse mentoring? As with any mentoring relationship, it is important to educate employees in advance about their roles, to create a plan up front for the mentoring partnership (e.g., what the mentee wants to learn, how frequently the mentor and mentee will meet), and to follow […]
By Greg Harris Setting up a successful performance management strategy begins with understanding what employees need to be productive and motivated—and they may need more than you think.
Firing an employee is never an easy task, no matter how well documented the problem is, and no matter how well thought out the decision has been. It’s a decision that comes with high emotions on all sides. Firing an employee can cause stress for everyone involved, not just for the individual being fired. Many […]
by Donna Koppensteiner, SVP of Business Development at Runzheimer Now more than ever, relocating top performers is a crucial way for companies to grow their operations. Whether you’re moving employees to lead new geographic expansion efforts or to take charge of long-term, on-site engagements with valuable clients, relocation is an important part of running any […]
As the global relocation landscape continues to change, leading multinational companies are navigating through it with new approaches that help them get their preferred employees to take global transfers while controlling costs.
As the year comes to a close, many employers are finalizing employee performance reviews for the year. Let’s take a look at 7 best practices for employee performance reviews:
by Ron DeCamella, director of Learning for Namely The performance review—what was once a staple of the workplace has become a heated debate in HR. While some stand by them as the traditional way to measure performance, others argue that they’re not effective at all.