In the old days, employees and their immediate supervisors would have a formal meeting once a year to talk about their past performance and set goals for the future. In today’s fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, spurred by technology advancements, global competition, and changing consumer demands, that annual process seems woefully inadequate to ensure high performance.
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Job site FlexJobs has identified the top 10 job categories that have had the most flexible job postings in its database so far in 2017. The list, which includes company names, provides insight for employers struggling with how – or whether – to offer flexible employment opportunities.
By Morag Barrett In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Morag Barrett made the case for why HR must be brought into the 21st century. Today she elaborates on what this means for performance management and training.
When you find out about a possible FMLA qualifying leave after it has started, how far back can you go to retroactively designate the leave? Athey, an attorney with The Robert E. Miller Group in Kansas City, Missouri, was joined by a colleague, consultant Kristi McKinzey, in a recent webinar sponsored by BLR/HRHero. Athey offers […]
While 77 percent of survey respondents indicated that training should be a joint responsibility between employer and employee, more than 33 percent said the current training they receive from their employer is not sufficient to meet their career needs in the future, according to the survey by Kelly Services (www.kellyservices.com), a global workforce solutions firm. […]
Recently, Lynn Noyes, a permanent software developer at temp agency Kelly Services in Nevada City (near Sacramento) won a massive $6.5 million verdict when a jury found that Noyes’ manager failed to select Noyes for promotion because she lacked certain religious beliefs held by that manager. Evidence in the case showed that the manager also […]
A Northern California woman has won a jaw-dropping $6.5 million by convincing a jury that she was passed over for promotion by a supervisor who favored employees belonging to the same religious group as the supervisor. We’ll explain the case and provide pointers for avoiding similar “reverse bias” problems.