Workers may be thinking “new year, new job,” according to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps. Approximately three in 10 (29%) professionals plan to look for a new position in the next 12 months. And of the 27 markets surveyed, Los Angeles, California (40%); Austin, Texas (38%); and Dallas, Texas (37%) topped the list of U.S. cities with the most workers […]
Ensuring that your employees feel empowered can help them not only to be able to successfully handle everyday quandaries that arise, but also to feel they’re more trusted and valued in the workplace.
A large part of working in Human Resources (HR) is regulating performance management. Creating a space where you and your employees can produce excellent work and perform to the best of your abilities is no easy task, but with the right strategies, you can make it work.
In yesterday’s Advisor we looked at how technology is changing aspects of performance management like monitoring performance or coaching employees. Today we’ll look at how technology is changing the ability to develop evaluation reports, determine compensation, facilitate reporting and compliance, and more.
Most employers worry about how to keep good employees on board and how to recruit employees who will stay long term. One idea that can help with both of those items is showing employees they’re trusted. Employees who feel trusted are more likely to feel empowered and more likely to feel satisfied with their job. […]
Let’s survey your current staff! How many people in your organization have been there 10+ years, are deep-rooted and likely aren’t going anywhere until retirement? We’ll call these staff “trees.” And how many people haven’t been there long, and their position will likely turn over multiple times in the next few years? We’ll call these […]
The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently heard a claim regarding an employee’s request for unemployment benefits. The employee quit his job, but offered conflicting reasons as to why he quit. Is the employee eligible for unemployment?
Discipline, writes Marcel Schwantes on Inc.com, is a cornerstone of highly productive companies Yet most managers dread dealing with problem employees. But if conducted with a constructive and forward-looking focus, Schwantes contends, discipline provides consistency, guidance, and valuable feedback both to and from the employee.
What do you get when a new supervisor in his late 20s begins managing a longtime employee who is 36 years his senior, begins documenting the employee’s alleged performance deficiencies while still giving him “meets expectations” reviews, and places the employee on a performance improvement plan (PIP) that results in his firing? An age discrimination […]
A new survey found that employees are more interested in “career pathing and professional growth”—and making more money—than workplace culture, chemistry, and perks. This was among the findings of Addison Group’s fourth annual Workplace Survey, conducted among 1,000 white collar employees across all industries.