Tag: human resources

4 Best Practices in Choosing a Human Resources Information System

For today’s rough and tumble organization, human capital is crucial.  No matter what the size of your organization is, human resources (HR) are the greatest asset.  Taking care of human resources is key. Nowadays, human resource management is greatly assisted with information systems that help expedite all of the many components of a human resource […]

Imposter Syndrome Impacts Leaders Too: Here’s How to Use Imposter Syndrome to Bring You and Your Employees Closer

For many, imposter syndrome is simply a natural obstacle in life. It’s a psychological pattern in which individuals doubt their skills or accomplishments and have an internalized fear of being exposed as frauds. Research shows that imposter syndrome impacts 70% of people, most commonly high achievers who find it difficult to accept their accomplishments. It […]

How to Recruit for Remote Work Jobs

Are remote jobs the future? It’s easy to think so. The COVID-19 pandemic has made our already-online world that much more plugged in. Employers are starting to see that investments in brick-and-mortar buildings aren’t always worth it, and employees are beginning to become just as productive at home as they are in the office. Zoom […]

pay

A Growing Debate: Pay Based on Where You Live or What You Do?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to accept widespread remote work. With well over a year of experience with this staffing model, companies are finding their fears of reduced productivity are largely unfounded. At the same time, employees have developed a taste for working from home, and many would prefer to do so permanently […]

Answers to 13 Common Questions About New Federal Vaccine, Testing Mandates

When President Joe Biden recently announced a six-pronged strategy to contain COVID-19’s spread, one of the most notable measures was a vaccination and/or weekly testing mandate affecting employers and employees nationwide. We still don’t know many details, but here are answers to some of the most common questions we’ve received since the mandates were announced. […]

transparency

Why It’s Time to Remove Barriers from Hourly Hiring

Hourly workers across the nation are fed up, and they’ve made it known. Millions have quit their jobs in a mass movement that’s been dubbed “The Great Resignation,” contributing to the current labor shortage for employers reliant on hourly employees. As a result, many of these businesses are shortening operating hours, closing their doors and […]

diversity and inclusion

Implementing DEI Practices

The decision to “implement DEI practices” is sometimes viewed as a quick and definitive response to addressing the needs of an organization. However, for many organizations, implementing DEI as a “solution” requires support from leadership and an intentional approach based on a collective effort. Or to say it a little differently, implementing DEI requires strong […]

Expanding the Push for Diversity Beyond Traditional Channels

Ryan Moody’s professional title doesn’t include the words diversity, equity, or inclusion—all terms common in diversity executives’ titles. That’s because she’s an engineer, not a diversity executive. Nevertheless, she’s on the front line doing the work that enhances diversity in her organization, Shell Oil Company. Moody is operations manager for the oil industry giant’s hydrogen […]

How to Keep Hiring Safety in Mind During the Pandemic

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings increased to a record high of 10.9 million on the last business day of this past July. With the demand for labor high and prospects lower than normal, some companies are willing to do whatever it takes to fill their open positions as quickly as […]

Workplace Harassment in a Remote Office

Bullying and harassment are often seen as relics of childhood. But for many, even years removed from the playground or locker room, bullying and harassment continue. While the behaviors associated with workplace harassment may be subtler than the torments faced by many children, they can nevertheless be traumatic and cause their victims significant anxiety, apprehension, […]