In yesterday’s Advisor, we covered policy and basic issues HR managers will face for the rest of the year; today, strategic issues, plus an introduction to a free Sue Meisinger webcast on challenges for HR in 2014. Strategic goals sound so simple (align work with company strategy, develop an employment brand, develop good metrics) but […]
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By Anthony Di Bratto As companies continue to expand globally and as international trade and production become both easier and more cost-effective, more and more companies are sending their employees abroad. These employees, known as expatriates or “expats,” are employees from the home country who are transferred to work in a host (foreign) country. This […]
For strategic talent management, forget surveying satisfaction, says Consultant Allan Benowitz. The meaningful focus should be on engagement. Satisfaction is about giving things to employees, he adds, while engagement is about employees giving back. Benowitz, who is the vice president of Growth and Development at The Employee Engagement Group, offered his expert tips on engagement […]
When I flipped on the television last week to check out the Olympics, I found myself watching the men’s Super-G Alpine skiing. By the time I had tuned in, the celebrated American skier Bode Miller was safely at the bottom of the slope and sitting in first place. This is believed to be the final […]
By Anthony Di Bratto The Goal One talent management goal of every HR manager in every business is to develop current employees into the next wave of company leaders. How do they do this? Every manager has his or her own approach, but consistent among all managers is some form of developmental coaching.
To do that, sometimes you have to use a hammer as a screwdriver, he says. Katz made his comments at BLR’s Strategic Leadership HR Summit, held recently in Scottsdale, Arizona. Katz is president of Penguin Human Resource Consulting LLC. When Is a Hammer a Screwdriver? Katz shows a picture of a hammer and asks, “What’s […]
In a time when creative growth and technological advancements are crucial to business success, companies are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of hiring and retaining talented employees.
What is the waiting-time penalty? Under California Labor Code Section 203, employers will be assessed a penalty for any willful failure of on-time payment of any part of final wages due to a departing employee. Remember that wages earned are due and payable immediately upon discharge for involuntary terminations. For resignations with at least 72 […]
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently issued a decision that reads like a “what not to do” in response to employee complaints. When one employee complained to her manager about sexual harassment and assault by a coworker, the company looked into the matter but failed to protect her. In fact, the […]
Talent Management We’ve talked a lot about job loss. With U.S. companies slashing nearly 600,000 jobs in January, it has been top of mind for most of us. Here’s the upside in what is an otherwise very dismal situation. Layoffs can give a company the opportunity to cull its lowest performers, resulting in a leaner, […]