The Faces of HR column aims to acquaint our readers with various types of HR professionals and the many hats they wear. Meet Rachel Ernst, the VP of Employee Success at Reflektive and a member of Forbes HR Council. Along with several direct reports, Ernst is responsible for all 200 employees at her organization. Her […]
Having high levels of employee engagement is a goal many employers strive for. In that pursuit, many employers find they need to look for ways to improve the overall employee experience (EX), which, in turn, improves morale, satisfaction, engagement, retention, and more.
Meet Montserrat Salvany Ferrer, VP of Human Resources at T-Systems North America. She was recently nominated for the 2019 Digital Female Leadership Award in the IT-Tech Category, offered by Global Digital Women. Montserrat is responsible for nearly 400 employees in the North American branch. She has 20 years of HR experience that she uses to […]
Whether a company is focused on its local, regional, or national market or has an international focus, it’s undeniable that change is a part of reality.
Welcome back to Faces of HR. In this space every Friday, we will profile one of your peers, learn about his or her experiences as and feelings about being an HR professional, what the person’s goals are, and how he or she hopes to accomplish those goals—and get to know a little about your peer […]
Although many organizations struggle with giving employees enough opportunities for learning and development, there are problems on the other side of the coin, as well.
In part one of this article series, I was discussing getting through to leadership as an HR professional with expert guest Ed Muzio. Today, I continue that discussion specifically about to what extent HR professionals should know business metrics and what they should listen for in meetings with upper management. To listen to the entire […]
Welcome to our first Faces of HR column—in this space every Friday, we will profile one of your peers: ask them about their experiences, successes, challenges, current practices, aspirations, and opinions on topics impacting the HR and the workforce.
A Monster survey reveals most U.S. workers are ready for some summer fun, but nearly 10% don’t plan to use any vacation at all—and that’s a mistake.
In several recent posts, we’ve been discussing the distinctions between two worker classifications: independent contractors who are issued 1099s by the companies they work for; and traditional employees who are issued W-2s.