Here’s what your peers have planned when it comes to employee compensation in 2012.
As part of companies’ orientation programs, seasoned employees often serve as mentors for new hires. It’s a strategy that’s proven to be effective — but one that can still be improved at many companies.
All that “seat at the table” talk is nice, but there are sure signs that HR is — or isn’t — getting the respect and attention it needs to build a better organization.
Offering employees time to volunteer can be an effective, low-cost way to improve recruitment and retention. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your program.
Companies across the country are currently looking for interns to hire for the summer — many of them as unpaid help. Are some of those employers breaking the law?
At companies across the country, interns are arriving for summer duty — many of them unpaid. Are some of their employers breaking the law?
Dierdre Mullen got tired of the lukewarm success and acceptance of the company mentoring program, so she decided to make one change that made all the difference (part of an ongoing series).
The first days and weeks when new employees come to work are a make-or-break time for their success with you. A positive welcoming experience puts them at ease and reinforces that joining your company was a good choice. That breeds loyalty – a key component of a stronger workforce, and an essential characteristic of what […]
Easing new hires into the job is important. And the best way to do that is to give them real responsibilities — and expect results — in the first week. Ideally, after a banner first day of introductions, special events and a great lunch, the rest of the week is time to have them roll […]
Mentoring programs used to be the grizzled veterans teaching the fresh-faced kids what the real world is like. Now, it’s the kids who are doing the teaching — about life in the digital universe.
CFOs can be tough nuts to crack when it comes to getting them to sign off on ramping up employee rewards programs. But here are 10 things they said they’re willing to pay to provide this year.
Technology should be increasing collaboration between workers and departments, but in many cases, it’s actually creating more barriers.
Some employers are getting rid of their HR departments and trying to find new ways to handle hiring, firing and more. Does it actually make sense?
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