succession planning

Why Succession Planning for Tomorrow Begins Today

Succession planning is critical for the continuing success of any organization. From anticipated growth to downsizing adaptations, it is essential to know what your key leadership will look like and what you will need in order to get there. Want to stay up-to-date on all the latest HR news? Sign up now! Five Essential Steps Read the full article…

pre-employment testing

What to know before you engage in Pre-Employment Testing

Like many other trends that have become the norm in the hiring process, tapping into the vast array of pre-employment testing isn’t anything new. After all, finding a test that can narrow the field of successful candidates helps streamline the selection process and possibly reduces the odds of future turnover. Therefore the dilemma, it would Read the full article…

multi-tasking

Four key reasons the myth of multi-tasking puts your business at a disadvantage

In a world which prizes innovation, multi-tasking has come to be a standard expectation. Those who successfully implement the concept of accomplishing more with less are hailed for their efficiencies and held in high esteem. While this may sound like the optimum solution for your payroll budget, it may be placing the overall success of Read the full article…

Staffing – making the most of your options.

A prime objective of most organizations is to reduce expenses while increasing productivity. While there are many ways to achieve this goal, one of the most popular methods is to examine payroll costs. Simply put, an organization that can align their profit to labor hours will operate with greater efficiency. For many organizations, the complexities Read the full article…

HR outsourcing

HR Outsourcing: Expertise when and where you need it.

The complexity of Human Resource management has grown exponentially over the past several decades. Organizations have had to navigate through constant changes in growth, reduction, legislation and technology. Success demands keeping pace with these inherent changes in today’s economic climate regardless of the size of the company. So, it is hard to imagine the other Read the full article…

accurate job descriptions

Five Critical Functions of Accurate Job Descriptions

Writing job descriptions is certainly not the most exciting task to perform. In fact, many HR specialists may feel the task is tedious, time consuming, and somewhat repetitive. While all of that may very well be true, the fact remains that accurate job descriptions form a fundamental support for the success of your business. Want Read the full article…

employee benefits

The link between engagement and employee benefits

Organizations often struggle to find the right balance between their operating budget and employee benefits. Increases in expenses can often lead to difficult decisions, however, you don’t need to be a corporate giant to afford and retain top talent. In fact, most organizations are perfectly capable of providing a great benefits program. Assuming, of course, Read the full article…

handbook

Getting the Most from your Handbook

Updating your employee handbook may not be the most pressing issue facing your HR department, but it could become one. Many organizations are reluctant to tamper with their existing handbook because it can feel like opening Pandora’s Box. However, waiting until it’s inevitable can be a risky strategy as well. Want to stay up-to-date on Read the full article…

firing

Why Firing May Not be the Answer

Terminating an employee continues to be one of the most difficult tasks of a Human Resource manager. Firing an employee may contain hidden costs so before making the ultimate decision to separate an employee, it is important to remember what is at stake. Want to stay up-to-date on all the latest HR news? Sign up Read the full article…

public relation nightmare

Preventing Public Relation Nightmare Encounters

Recent headlines have many of us shaking our heads in dismay. How could such well established organizations find themselves involved in such public relations nightmares? We all understand that no organization is immune to lapses in employee judgment. Successful leaders, however, recognize what is at stake and are willing to invest in proactive measures to Read the full article…