It’s important to be sure your managers and supervisors are doing employee development on a consistent basis.
As seasoned HR pros, you know what works well in your training and development program. And you’re familiar with many of the most common training and development mistakes. But some still sneak under your radar, even some that seem obvious once you look for them. Let’s take a look at five common aspects of training […]
Contrary to the assumption that personnel management was bad, some of the invented performance management tactics are still used today.
Here are some thoughts on two different sets of interviews — one to dig into why an employee’s leaving, and one to find out why employees want to stay. Exit interviews get mixed reviews among HR pros. But if you’re going to do them, you need to do them right. Andrew Lu, writing on Findlaw’s […]
We’re an electrical contractor, so a well-trained workforce is essential to protect our team and customers. As a small employer in a largely rural area, though, we face challenges finding, training and hanging on to great employees. Certification as a licensed electrician requires a training program that typically takes about five years. Some employees leave […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is the ultimate game-changer that has turned many things, especially business, on its head. In response, most companies are implementing work-from-home-arrangements for employees so they can keep things running. Along with all the cautions about online scams and email phishing, another pitfall awaits: It’s possible that without a legally sound remote work […]
Good feedback helps remote employees feel socially connected to work team and understand their contributions make an impact on the company performance.
Because the job of the HR professional is constantly expanding because of the complexities associated with organizing and prioritizing so many detailed procedures, more employers are turning to video content management systems for help. If you’re unfamiliar with the ins and outs of this system, guest author Sean Gordon, the CEO of HIRENAMI, an HR […]
As you stare at that mountain of HR paperwork on your desk, from time to time you may ask yourself: Is there a better, cheaper way to get some of this done?
Metrics and KPIs are important in evaluating employee success, but using only metrics fails to present a full picture employee achievement.
In this uncertain economy, smart companies are taking steps to ensure their productivity and profitability. How’re they doing that? Succession planning.
Informal leaders have a wide sphere of influence, aren’t afraid to share knowledge and are able to build deep networks in all levels of the organization.
Turns out, regardless of seniority, role or department, there were many common threads around how these managers approached one-on-one meetings.
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