Rewards matter. Sure, salary and benefits are key factors, too. But for any good employee, being recognized for effort is as important to them as their paycheck – with the added bonus that a well-planned employee recognition program boosts retention and productivity.
Firing staff members is stressful – which is why so many HR pros sometimes hurry the process along to get it over with. But that’s a big mistake.
The tricky thing about background checks: You actually have to pay attention to the results you get.
One of the biggest trends in online recruiting: niche job boards that focus on a narrow group of applicants.
Does your company plan on hiring additional full-time employees in the next few months? How about reducing headcount? If you said no to both, you aren’t alone.
Employers who follow their own policies regarding vacation time are usually safe. But here’s a case where a court forced an employer to make a payment to an employee who was fired for misconduct — even though the company’s policy said he wasn’t owed anything.
Two employees are caught breaking the same rule. One has had behavior problems in the past, the other hasn’t. Can their manager legally fire one and not the other?
Despite smaller budgets, many companies are still hiring. How are they searching for employees?
Wouldn’t you like to know which employees are quitting before they even make the decision? Google’s HR department thinks it can figure that out.
Another example of why background checks can never be too thorough: