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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

13 essential steps to great employee recognition

February 25, 2020

Via: HR Morning

Recognizing employees for their good work is essential to good business. In fact, when researchers in one survey asked employees, “What can your manager do to make this a better place to work?” almost 90% of them said, “Recognize me […]


Research, Software

Economic Reality Check: Is Your Independent Contractor an Employee in Disguise?

February 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The traditional lines between contractors and employees are fading fast as outsourcing continues to gain popularity. The “gig” economy leads people to pursue freelance careers, working several jobs or maintaining a “side hustle.” Technological advancements allow more flexibility in where, […]


Research, Software

Why Is HR Often Viewed Negatively by Employees?

February 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

To those working in HR, it might be common knowledge that HR staff are often looked upon with scorn by some employees. Employees, even though they need to work with HR and know that HR provides access to valuable services […]


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, 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 […]


Research, Software

Is ‘OK, Boomer’ Age Discrimination? Supreme Court Might Tell Us

February 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Life may be a meme—or at least it may seem that way sometimes, especially after a meme embodying intergenerational conflict recently worked its way into arguments in an age discrimination case before the highest court in the land. At oral […]


News

Trump Highlights Key Workplace Issues in SOTU Address

February 5, 2020

Via: SHRM

President Donald Trump called attention to the economy, paid family leave, health care, job training and second-chance hiring in his annual State of the Union (SOTU) address on Feb. 4. It was the last SOTU address of the current presidential […]


Research, Software

Human Resources Is Not A Customer Service Department

February 5, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Everybody hates HR. Employees hate HR because they always seem to take the management side. Management hates HR because HR is always saying no, or requiring documentation, or making demands on their already busy schedule. Usually, when we understand why […]


Employee development, Employee retention

The Best Tips for Turning a Bad Hire into a Successful One

February 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Turnover can be one of the largest challenges organizations face—or at least the most expensive. Identifying the causes of turnover can be useful in combating it. But what happens when a bad hire makes it through your applicant process? If […]