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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Understanding the FARM Components of Compensation

February 17, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Have you heard of the acronym FARM as it relates to compensation? I first heard this term from a BLR® webinar run by Paul Dorf, the Managing Director of Compensation Resources, Inc. (CRI). In that webinar, Dorf noted that a […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Countering the Child Care Crisis

February 17, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As an HR professional, you are likely keenly aware of the child care crisis. Parents spend exorbitant amounts of money on child care, if they can even find child care in their area. Costs and constraints lead to large percentages […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Adapting Traditional Learning Techniques for the Hybrid Job Economy

February 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In a tech-dominant world, companies now expect employees to possess the skills needed to harness the power of technologies in the workplace. Research into job postings and résumés has shown that jobs are becoming increasingly complex and call for a […]


Research, Software

Training: One Way to Tackle Weight Discrimination at Work

February 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Imagine two résumés showing equally desirable qualifications. One belongs to a thin applicant and the other to an applicant viewed as overweight. Which candidate gets the job? An even more intriguing question: What if the heavier applicant had a more […]


Development & Evaluation, Feedback

How to Apply the “Golden Rule” to Giving Performance Feedback

February 14, 2020

Via: Blogging4Jobs

Whether you call it “the golden rule” or “the golden law,” we all collectively understand it this way: do unto others as you would have them do to you. I’ve worked with a lot of managers who feel very uncomfortable […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

3 Ways to Set Effective Performance Goals

February 14, 2020

Via: CEB

HR often struggles with effective goal setting, but ineffective goals make each part of the performance management process — ongoing check-ins, assessment and calibration, and reviews — more difficult. The result is poor employee performance, lower engagement and missed business […]


Development & Evaluation, Feedback, Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

What Every Generation in Your Workforce Needs for Peak Performance

February 13, 2020

Via: Blogging4Jobs

Diversity drives innovation. And diversity across generations can be as powerful as diversity of background. But mediating between different perspectives is a challenge—one which has the potential to reward or divide us. There’s no way around it, the era in […]


Research, Software

Election Year: Top Concerns and How Organizations Should Handle Them

February 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Every business has different needs and challenges. However, understanding the landscape of those challenges on a national level can be of great value to any HR professionals anticipating the next volley of challenges coming their way. Recent research by Paychex […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Dangers of Unsolicited Assistance

February 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you’re getting more offers of help than you really want or need? That is a common experience for many employees. Not only does unsolicited help waste both the offeror’s and the […]


Research, Software

Parental Leave Policies: What to Know and What to Consider

February 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As American tech companies continue to offer generous parental leave policies, the pressure increases on employers in other industries to consider and implement policies that allow employees time to bond with a new child. Although current federal law doesn’t require […]