Tag: human resources


Do You Even Work in HR if You’ve Never …?

March 15, 2019


Working in human resources is not for the weak of heart. Every day is filled with surprises—like the memorable discussion one HR professional had with an employee who fell down the stairs at home and, once at work, pulled down […]

Research, Software

HR Departments Are Losing Trust—Here is Why

March 7, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In theory, a company’s HR department seems to many like a logical resource for employees dealing with stressful situations or ethical dilemmas involving coworkers or superiors; a confidant for employees looking for a neutral, or even supporting, arm of the […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to Retain Young Talent in a Job-Hopping Culture

March 6, 2019

Via: HR Hero

There used to be an unspoken social contract between employers and employees. If the latter worked hard and stayed committed, the workplace would provide pay, job security, and even pensions. But that model supported a different time—one when the job […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

March 5, 2019

Via: Chief Learning Officer

Have you ever avoided giving feedback to a foreign national employee for fear of appearing prejudiced or insensitive? Managers are obliged to provide thoughtful, candid feedback as a core component of professional development. Yet managers, often representatives of the dominant […]

Research, Software

3 Challenges for HR in Health Care Organizations

February 25, 2019

Via: Spark

HR leaders serving the health care workforce consistently feel the pressure of today’s rapidly changing environment — a delicate balancing act of regulatory compliance, employee safety and labor cost control, while trying to attract and retain qualified staff during a […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Stop Managing Your Employees and Start Developing Them

February 14, 2019

Via: Blogging4Jobs

During the mid-1980’s, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) ran a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal with the headline: “Let’s get rid of Management.” At the time more and more employees were being classified as “knowledge workers,” a term coined […]

Research, Software

Why HR Tech Needs to Shift Focus From Compliance to Productivity

February 13, 2019

Via: Blogging4Jobs

According to a recent survey conducted by Adobe, 58 percent of people feel that performance reviews “are a needless Human Resources (HR) requirement.” Adobe, in fact, no longer has an annual performance review process and instead, has adopted an approach […]

Research, Software

Tech Advice for HR Departments of One

February 12, 2019


HR departments of one, in which a single person manages all aspects of a company’s HR processes, are often the first to say they need some kind of technology to do their jobs. However, many also say their business’s owners […]

Communication, Software

8 Most Common Communication Mistakes Made By HR

February 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

As with any department or business, optimizing communication is the key to success, perhaps especially in the Human Resources (HR) department. Because this department’s responsibilities include making sure the people of the business are well looked after, along with dealing […]

Research, Software

HR as We Know It Isn’t Working—It’s Time to Redefine It

February 7, 2019

Via: HR Hero

HR has a problem. Despite now having a seat at the executive table and more resources than ever, HR outcomes aren’t improving. The number of HR-related workplace lawsuits has increased. Employee engagement remains below 35%. Many small and midsize businesses […]