You want to do more than manage your remote work team. You want them to thrive. It’ll be nearly impossible to replicate the on-site work experience. But you can come close by making employees feel cared about, engaged and successful. For Facebook, which has moved to a mostly remote workforce since the beginning of COVID-19, […]
Performance reviews are a stressful event for both managers and employees. They can range from awkward conversations to pointless feedback to ugly HR nightmares.
And a bad review system doesn’t just hurt employee performance. It can have serious consequences for morale and turnover too.
As HR pros, you obviously get the importance of thoroughly (and carefully) documenting employee performance problems. You know who doesn’t? A lot of managers who oversee employees.
The key to employee engagement is a feeling of fulfillment, says 25-year HR vet Maria Robare. She outlines a plan to reach employees through their own inner motivations.
Consistency may be “the hobgoblin of little minds,” as Ralph Waldo Emerson said. But inconsistency is likely the quickest route to an employee lawsuit.
You’ve no doubt heard about the recent surge in wage-and-hour lawsuits filed by employees who feel they’ve been cheated by their employer’s allegedly improper pay practices. A growing number of companies are taking steps to protect themselves from these potentially disastrous claims.
Here’s a benchmark for you: According to recent research, the average raise in 2015 will be 3%. Are you in that ballpark?
What are your biggest HR concerns for the coming year? See if they match up with this recent study.
Pretty much everybody agrees: The annual performance review process is deeply flawed. But there’s another common review procedure that needs to be torn down and rebuilt as well, according to guest poster Glint CEO Jim Barnett.
Leaner staffs have made individual employee performance priority No. 1 for today’s managers. So what’s the best way to deal with a worker who’s just not cutting it?
Finally — some strong evidence that giving HR pros the proverbial “seat at the table” actually can raise company profits.
“Work from home” isn’t just a perk anymore. It’s the future of work. And HR leaders will want to create or adapt remote work policies that fit the new reality. Nearly 60% of CFOs say they’re ready to make – or already have made – remote work a permanent option for employees, a recent PwC […]
Work from home. Seems self-explanatory, doesn’t it? But it’s not. Unfortunately, nearly 60% of HR professionals say they haven’t offered employees any training on how to work remotely, according to the MindEdge/HRCI study, HR in the Age of Workplace Uncertainty. And employees actually need some help on how to work better from home. When employees […]
In an ideal – if boring – world, employees would show up for work on time every day, exceed standards in their day-to-day duties, get along perfectly with their bosses and co-workers, and follow every company rule. Alas, we don’t live in an ideal world. And that’s where the concept of progressive discipline comes in. […]
It’s high time companies abolished one well-entrenched but outdated practice: the employee dress code.
We’ve all seen the surveys and studies that tell us why employees leave. What those studies don’t tell us is that sometimes, turnover can be a positive thing.
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