From training on core values to professional certifications to leadership development opportunities, Aquilent’s corporate university strives to support employees’ career advancement and, in turn, deliver “enhanced value” to customers.
With workplace violence attacks becoming more prevalent in the US, organizations need to be prepared for worst-case scenarios. Attacks in the workplace average three deaths and up to 12 injuries per attack, and lawsuits average $500,000 with jury awards averaging $3 million. Worse yet, the loss of friends and colleagues in the workplace is devastating…and […]
The holidays are quickly approaching. Are you prepared? If so, did you remember to include your supervisor and other coworkers when purchasing gifts? In a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, the majority of Human Resources (HR) managers said it is acceptable for employees and managers to exchange presents in the office.
Could poor communication be sabotaging your organization’s success? With all the daily challenges and issues they face, most managers do not take the time to be clear, concise, and engaging in how they communicate.
As a manager, you receive considerable information about what is happening at your company and use that information to get your job done. But what about your staff? Do they have the information they need to be successful at their jobs?
Having one of the largest forces in the world, caring for U.S. veterans when they leave the military includes helping them find gainful employment. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 37% of employers say they will actively recruit for veterans over the next 12 months—remaining flat over last year (37%), but still up from 33% […]
by Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink A recent Boston Consulting Group survey of global organizations found that procedures, vertical layers, interface structures, coordination bodies, and approvals have increased by as much as 350 percent in the past 15 years. To battle workplace complexity, HR can’t afford to view simplification as a one-off project: it must become […]
Question: All of our restaurant and kitchen managers are paid a salaried wage (based on experience), and have similar job requirements. With the new overtime regulations (FLSA exemption requirements) headed our way in December, we are going to switch our newer, less experienced (lower paid) managers to hourly management. Can their job descriptions remain the […]
Even though most payroll administrators at small and medium businesses (SMBs) indicate they are satisfied with their current provider, nearly 40% of those same managers say they are likely to switch payroll solutions within the next 12 months, according to a recent survey by Clutch, a leading B2B ratings and reviews site. Although 85% of […]
There’s been a lot of discussion lately around the persistent gender pay gap and what it says about today’s workplace. And while it is necessary to have an open conversation about this issue, there is another significant gap between men and women at work: the employee engagement gap.