It’s OK to put some of the responsibility for the success of a performance review on the people being reviewed. Just try to make sure they understand that it starts with their asking the right questions. Here’s the required list of questions employees should carry into the review, and supervisors should be prepared to answer, […]
Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today: 1. The legality of using pay cuts as discipline and 2. the value of 900 numbers for reference checks.
Maybe managers’ failings aren’t always the reason performance reviews don’t go as well as they should. Maybe the problem, at least some of the time, is the employees being reviewed.
Here’s the one thing you need to look for in your next applicant.
You may know the value of retention. Now you can make sure everyone else in the organization does, too. First, you have to show that retention efforts really are worth the time and bother. Or do they just amount to busy work for HR? The answer comes in 13 words: Organizations with loyal, longtime employees get […]
If a few pending laws are passed, employers in some states soon won’t be allowed to tell employees to keep firearms off of company property. Will your state be next?
When asked the question of why they’re not doing a good job, many managers have a stock reply: “It’s HR’s fault.”
Do politics and work mix? The answer is, “It depends.”