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.
The U.S. Department of Labor says 78 million Americans – about 59% of the workforce – punch a time clock every day. And oh, the mess they make!
A typical day in HR is… anything but typical. Whether you’re dealing with an employee suddenly leaving or your CEO demanding results, you’re constantly on the move and putting out new fires. You’re busy, to say the least. And on top of it all, you still have to answer questions about payroll and keep up […]
Hiring the right employees is important, but keeping them around and happy is just as essential. One way to do that is to provide opportunities for professional development and training as a way to encourage workers to improve their skills and engage further with their jobs. While you likely have a solid training program for […]
It’s a job-seeker’s market right now, and hiring and recruiting are more complicated than ever. Those difficulties go beyond just finding the right person for the specific opening you have. What about candidates who are well-suited to your company, not just to your current positions? Keeping track of those candidates, as well as all the […]
As parental leave policies are becoming increasing popular, HR pros need to keep this in mind: Not giving new fathers the same type of leave as new mothers to bond with a newborn or newly placed adopted or foster child can prove very costly.
HR pros know how important it is to help employees avoid stress and burnout, and a lot of companies are doing their best to tackle this issue.
When it comes to an employer making a good impression on a new employee, the first few days are crucial. But many onboarding programs can still come across as an afterthought.
More than 70% of bosses and managers will take part in some type of March Madness pool this season, but many of these same managers have some serious reservations about allowing or encouraging their direct reports to do the same.
Instead of HR and recruiters wading through a sea of applications, imagine job candidates being able to schedule an in-person interview as soon as they apply.
While many employees have been subjected to awkward situations or obnoxious drunk co-workers at the office Christmas party, some have stories that really stand out.
Open enrollment is an important time of year, and it can also be confusing and a source of stress for employees.
Another day, another court battle centered around a non-union employer that allegedly retaliated against employees who successfully launched a union-organizing campaign. Was giving them sub-par raises of $666 an “unmistakable” attempt to brand the organizers the Antichrist or the Devil.
When this employer rolled out its parental leave policy a few years ago, it probably never imagined it would be facing an EEOC discrimination lawsuit by one of its employees. But that’s just what happened to one of the biggest names in cosmetics.
There’s a lot of pressure on employers to accommodate individuals who fall under the protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Few Republicans have put a time frame on how long it could take to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – but one just did.